The 2001 conviction of a woman for murdering a toddler whose death was ascribed by medical experts to shaken baby syndrome was vacated by a judge who ordered a new trial after he was convinced in a CPL 440.10 proceeding by new medical knowledge that it was more likely the child died from an accidental fall from a chair.
Panel Allows Challenge to Prenup's Fee Waiver
Mark Nunez; Rodney Brye, Shameik Small Wood; Travis Woods; Ralph Nunez; Keith Bacote; Jose Degros; Christopher Graham; Sonny Ortiz; Clifford Sewell; and Leslie Pickering, Plaintiffs v. City of New York; Dora Schriro, Florence Finkle, Michael Hourihane, Carmine Labruzzo, Mark Scott, Larry Davis, Sr.; Wardens Rose Agro, Emmanuel Bailey, Robert Cripps, Edmund Duffy, Ronald Jorgensen, Evelyn Mirabal, Kathleen Mulvey; Deputy Warden Eric Ramos; Assistant Deputy Warden Danielle Johnson; Captaems Williams, Majors, Massey, Behari (Shield # 1603), Sistrunk, Baiardi, Fadima (Shield #1298), Theo Primm (Shield # 1497), Sherma Dunbar (Shield # 717), Herman Medina; Corrections Officers Kirkland, Reginald Rothwell (Shield #18101), Todd Brishinsky, Salley, Sidney Davies (Shield # 13893), Malcom Davis (Shield # 841), Omar Alston (Shield # 14091), Walter Dean (Shield # 17183), Ateen Williams (Shield # 17038), Robert Orlandi (Shield # 15929), Louis Leonard (Shield # 3479), Cory Hughes (Shield # 18516), Sandy Arkhurst (Shield # 18507), Eric Thompson (Shield # 18488), Quinn (Shield # 18532), Remy (Shield # 17286), Jason Soto (Shield #18062), Buttons, Antonio Bravo (Shield # 17297), Santiago, Tutein (Shield # 1643); Robert Lamar (Shield # 18472), Haddon Baillie (Shield # 10470), Gutierrez (Shield # 11461), "Jane" Jones, "John" Gregg, Thomas, Edwin Sloly (Shield # 11678), and John/Jane Does #1-64, Defendants, 11-cv-5845 (LTS) (THK)
U.S. Files Motion to Intervene in Rikers Class Action
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