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  • Attorney Brill Addresses the Kalief Browder Tragedy on Huffington Post
    Attorney Brill Addresses the Kalief Browder Tragedy on Huffington Post

    This month, a Kalief Browder, a 22-year-old New York City man who had spent three harrowing years in Rikers Island without a criminal charge, took his own life. Now many are citing critical flaws in ...

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  • POVENTUD v. CITY OF NEW YORK: GOOD NEWS FOR SOMEAND POSSIBLE STORM CLOUDS ON THE HORIZON
    POVENTUD v. CITY OF NEW YORK: GOOD NEWS FOR SOMEAND POSSIBLE STORM CLOUDS ON THE HORIZON

    A sharply divided Second Circuit Court of Appeals (9-6) issued a decision in Poventud v. City of New York , et al that clarified the Circuits understanding and application of Heck v. Humphrey , 512 ...

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  • Second Court Stays Judge Scheindlin's Decision in Floyd Case
    Second Court Stays Judge Scheindlin's Decision in Floyd Case

    The 2nd federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just blocked Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's order to restrict New York's so-called "Stop and Frisk" policy, essentially keeping the controversial policy in ...

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