Update: The hearing will continue tomorrow (Thursday, August 8), at 10:00 a.m., same place.
There will be a hearing tomorrow (Wednesday, August 7) at 10:00 a.m. in Justice Johnny Lee Baynes’ courtroom on the fourth floor of 360 Adams Street at which oral arguments in the lawsuit against SUNY Downstate’s plan to close Long Island College Hospital, which suit has now been joined by the Brooklyn Heights Association, the Cobble Hill Association and other local civic organizations (see the complaint here). Judy Stanton, the executive Director of the BHA, has urged all interested people to attend if possible.
In other LICH related news, U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez was among those arrested yesterday at a #SaveLICH demonstration. Patients and staff have complained of harassment and intimidation by SUNY police.