New York Daily News: Over 1,500 private phone calls between NYC jail inmates and legal advisers wrongly recorded, audits show

“Criminal defendants have a constitutional right to lawyers and legal counsel — and New York law says their communications with lawyers and others helping their cases is strictly confidential.

The Correction Department first heard about the system screw up in December when several Bronx defenders flagged the issue, sources said. The department requested an audit from Securus detailing the extent of the compromised Bronx calls.”

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