It seems that everyone knows that NYPD imposes arrest and summons quotas on its force except Spokesman Paul Browne and the folks inside NYPD’s public information bureau. OK, well they know it too, it’s just their job to lie about it. We met a couple of fine gentlemen rece
Darnell Dekker is a great young man with a brother who’s not quite as good. He heard his brother had stolen a phone from someone he know. Darnell lives with his grandparents in a private house in Far Rockaway, Queens. Darnell was on the sidewalk we the girl who was purportedl
In a major blow to NYPD’s stop and frisk program, Federal judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the City had a municipal policy to illegally stop and frisk African Americans and Latinos who were present in and around Operation “Clean Halls” buildings. Operation Clean Hal
We read today that New York City Comptroller John Liu is urging Corporation Counsel — the lawyers for the City — to negotiate a settlement in the Central Park Five case. For those of you perhaps too young to remember, that was a case in which 5 teenagers were accused and
This one isn’t one of our cases, but worth a post. Bless them. The folks in the upstate NY town of St. Johnsville have never been exposed to such things, at least according to the local police. You see, when Jon Swartz, a Vietnam veteran, was driving past a speed trap, he gave
I’m quoted today in a lengthy Village Voice article about Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, written by Graham Rayman, who does excellent reporting about policing and corrections issues. http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-01-02/news/Charles-Hynes-brooklyn/ Just a few words about
In 2010, Randolph McNeil was 30 years old. He was working nights and staying home days taking care of his daughter while his girlfriend worked regular hours. One evening when his girlfriend got home from work, he left the apartment to get some snacks and a beer to bring back home be
In New York, when you beat a criminal case, the criminal record is “sealed”. This effectively should mean that no records relating to the arrest- including photographs- should be available to view, subject to fairly strict exceptions. But the NYPD has done both formal and
Welcome to Stoll, Glickman & Bellina’s civil rights blog. When the police make an arrest for a crime, NYPD and the district attorney’s office often convict the person in the media before the accused has even appeared before a judge, much less presented his case to a jury. The st
Welcome to Stoll, Glickman & Bellina’s civil rights blog. When the police make an arrest for a crime, NYPD and the district attorney’s office often convict the person in the media before the accused has even appeared before a judge, much less presented his case to a jury. Yet, we
At the Brooklyn-based law firm of Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, LLP, we love what we do because we do what we love - challenging the system. We are experienced lawyers who respect our clients and relentlessly pursue every case to the end.
Se habla Español
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.