Fact: Kalief Browder spent more than 1000 days in jail on Rikers Island without a trial. He was first jailed when he was 16 years old.
Fact: In 2011, 74% of felony cases in the Bronx were older than six months.
Fact: At the beginning of 2013, there were 952 felony cases in the Bronx that were more than two years old.
Fact: In 2011, 165 felony cases in the Bronx went to trial. In 3,991, the defendant pleaded guilty.
Fact: in 2013, 27% of adolescent inmates on Rikers Island are in solitary confinement.
Source: Before The Law, The New Yorker