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Lawsuit Over Police Shooting of White Plains Man Proceeds

Mark Hamblett New York Law Journal A federal judge has refused to dismiss civil rights claims over the wrongful shooting death of a disturbed 68-year-old man by White Plains police officers who ...
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Grand Jury Clears Cop Who Fatally Shot New Rochelle Man

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A grand jury declined to indict a New Rochelle police officer who shot and killed a mentally disturbed man inside his apartment in May. Samuel Cruz, 48, was ...
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Kenneth Chamberlain Case: Wrongful death Suit Against White Plains Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Kenneth Chamberlain Jr., right: 'I feel hopeful we are on the path of getting justice for my father.' / The Journal News Written by Richard Liebson WHITE PLAINS — A $21 million wrongful ...
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Lawsuit: Cop Tasers Cop, Innocent Man Dies

Mohamed Bah Police officers fatally shot an emotionally distressed man eight times in his Harlem apartment after one cop accidentally shot his fellow officer with a Taser, prompting the injured ...
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Cops Killed Harlem Man After They Mistook Friendly Taser Fire for Knife Stab: Lawsuit

By Daniel Beekman / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS David Handschuh/New York Daily News. Protestors call for justice for Mohamed Bah outside New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Monday March 25, 2013. ...
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Cops Who Shot Man Dead Cleared of Wrongdoing

By Rich Calder November 27, 2013 | 4:17pm Mohamed's family leaves Manhattan Federal Court after filing the lawsuit agaisnt the city of New York September, 2013 The cops who shot and killed an ...
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No Charges for Officers Who Killed Harlem Man

By MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ Published: November 27, 2013 A grand jury has decided not to bring charges against police officers involved in the fatal 2012 shooting of Mohamed Bah, a 27-year-old Guinean ...
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Judge Denies Marriott Resorts' Motion To Dismiss Class Action On Behalf of Florida Timeshare Owners

NEW YORK, December 11, 2013 – a federal judge on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, denied a motion to dismiss a consumer class action lawsuit alleging Marriott Resorts Inc. ("Marriott") ...
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Newman Ferrara Attorney Lucas A. Ferrara Responds to a Reader's Question in the New York Times

Real Estate Q & A By JAY ROMANO Published: October 24, 2013 Understanding ‘Preferential Rent’ Q. I moved into an apartment and signed a rent-stabilized lease, which has a ...
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Changes Sought in Police Dealings With Ill

Changes Sought in Police Dealings With Ill Attorneys Seek Court-Appointed Monitors and Crisis-Intervention Team By Sean Gardiner Oct. 22, 2013 9:41 p.m. ET Attorneys for families of three men killed ...
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Memphis Model: Police Pioneer Use of Crisis Intervention Teams to Deal with Mentally Sick

Memphis Model: Police Pioneer Use of Crisis Intervention Teams to Deal with Mentally Sick The civil rights lawsuits filed by the families of Samuel Cruz and Mohamed Bah, both murdered by police after ...
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Family Sues After Mentally Distressed Man Shot

Family Sues After Mentally Distressed Man Shot Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Jim Hoffer NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (WABC) -- This is the second time in the last two years that a 911 call to police in Westchester ...
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Family of New Rochelle Man Killed by Cops Sues Police, City

Family of New Rochelle Man Killed by Cops Sues Police, City Written by Erik Shilling The family of a schizophrenic 48-year-old man shot to death by New Rochelle police in May has filed a $21 million ...
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Councilmembers Rosie Mendez, Brad Lander, Jumaane Williams, and Margaret Chin Join CCIT NYC Coalition on the Steps of City Hall

Councilmembers Rosie Mendez, Brad Lander, Jumaane Williams, and Margaret Chin Join CCIT NYC Coalition on the Steps of City Hall to Call for a Resolution to Improve Police Responses to 911 Calls ...
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Family of Man Killed by NYPD is Suing the City, Seeking Better Training to Deal with the Mentally Ill

Family of Man Killed by NYPD is Suing the City, Seeking Better Training to Deal with the Mentally Ill By Julia Dahl Mohamed Bah's sister and mother, along with attorney Randolph McLaughlin, speak ...
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Family of Mohamed Bah, Slain By Cops in 2012, Demand Damages and NYPD Retraining

Family of Mohamed Bah, Slain By Cops in 2012, Demand Damages and NYPD Retraining Civil rights lawsuit seeks cash and new 'crisis intervention teams.' The mentally ill cabbie was killed in his ...
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Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Sues City

Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Sues City Mohamed Bah's Family Seeking Changes To NYPD Policy September 23, 2013 4:02 PM Hawa Bah, with her attorney Randolph McLaughlin speaks at a press ...
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Mom of Amadou Diallo Slams Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance for Going 'Nowhere' on Mohamed Bah Case

Mom of Amadou Diallo Slams Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance for Going 'Nowhere' on Mohamed Bah Case Police shot and killed Harlem man in 2012. Case is stalled, family members and supporters say. By ...
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Newman Ferrara Attorney Debra Cohen Responds to a Reader's Question in the New York Times

Removing an ‘Ex’ From the Lease Q. There are two names on my rent-stabilized lease: mine and my ex-husband’s. But he no longer lives in the apartment, has not contributed to the rent ...
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Family Of Man Killed By NYPD Sues To Change How Cops Respond To Mentally Ill

Family Of Man Killed By NYPD Sues To Change How Cops Respond To Mentally Ill Mohamed Bah (Courtesy of the family of Mohamed Bah) Almost a year ago, Hawa Bah was in town visiting from Guinea, hoping to ...
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Officer in Chamberlain Case Fired

The Journal News October 8, 2010 http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013310070041 Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.: White Plains officer accused of using slur in 2011 standoff is fired Cop was ...
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Newman Ferrara Attorney Debra S. Cohen Responds to a Reader's Question in the New York Times

COHEN IN THE TIMES: ON REMOVING AN 'EX' FROM THE LEASE New York Times (September 16, 2013) Our attorney Debra S. Cohen, of Counsel, was quoted last Monday responding to a question posed by a ...
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Newman Ferrara Attorney Jonathan H. Newman Responds to a Reader's Question in the New York Times

Real Estate Q & A By Jay Romano September 6, 2013 Nice Unit, But the Building Needs Work Q. My boyfriend and I moved into a newly-renovated rental apartment in Brooklyn. The apartment itself is ...
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Newman Ferrara Attorney Lucas A. Ferrara Responds to a Reader's Question in the New York Times

New York Times- Real Estate Q & A By Jay Romano August 29, 2013 Stabilized Tenant Plans to Marry Q. I have lived in my rent-stabilized apartment for three years. The current lease expires in ...
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