The 89-year-old gangster, who at one point served as an FBI informant, was beaten to death after his transfer to a troubled West Virginia prison in 2018.
A correction officer was taken to a hospital after suffering burns and smoke inhalation, the city's Department of Corrections said.
In a highly unusual arrangement, the movie mogul was moved to a separate floor from where Rikers detainees are usually held, where he has access to his own phone, bathroom and television.
No employees will lose their jobs as a result of the closure, according to BOP director Colette Peters.
"Prison violence should concern everyone, because most incarcerated people reenter society."
The plaintiffs are six men with varying religious backgrounds who are incarcerated.
The U.S. Department of Justice found that Utah's prison system blocked an incarcerated trans woman from accessing medical treatment for gender dysphoria.
Mississippi prison health care contractors withheld cancer diagnosis and treatment for years, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.
A Pakistani court has convicted former Prime Minister Imran Khan of revealing official secrets and sentenced him to 10 years in prison.
The conservative attorney delivers a stark warning to the former president.