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Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn A woman wearing a mask walks out of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Ryland West/ALM

Despite extensive negotiation over the reopening of in-person legal visits at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center, the Federal Defenders of New York say they were taken by surprise last week when two high-profile inmates were allowed to meet with their attorneys inside the facility, where entry has been restricted for months due to the pandemic.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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