• U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 12-1011-cv
  • Before: Katzmann, Ch. C.J, Jacobs, Calabresi, Cabranes, Pooler, Sack, Raggi, Wesley, Hall, Livingston, Lynch, Chin, Lohier, Carney, and Droney, C.JJ.**
  • For Plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant Marcos Poventud: Julia P. Kuan, Romano & Kuan, New York, NY, on the brief, Joel B. Rudin, Law Offices of Joel B. Rudin, New York, NY.
  • For Defendant: For Amicus Curiae National and New York State Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers: Richard D. Willstatter, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, White Plains, NY; Marc Fernich, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New York, NY; Charles A. Rothfeld, Paul W. Hughes, Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, D.C.; on the brief, Michael B. Kimberly, Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, D.C. For Defendants-Appellees City of New York, et al.: Leonard Koerner; Larry A. Sonnenshein; Linda Donahue; Rachel Seligman Weiss; on the brief, Mordecai Newman for Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae District Attorneys Association of the State of New York: Hilary Hassler, Assistant District Attorney, New York County; Steven A. Bender, Assistant District Attorney, Westchester County; Morrie I. Kleinbart, Assistant District Attorney, Richmond County; Itamar J. Yeger, Assistant District Attorney, Rockland County; on the brief, Caitlin Halligan for Kathleen M. Rice, President, District Attorneys Association of the State of New York, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae States of New York, Connecticut, and Vermont: Richard Dearing, Deputy Solicitor General; Won S. Shin, Assistant Solicitor General; on the brief, Barbara Underwood, Solicitor General for Eric T. Schneiderman, Attorney General of the State of New York, New York, NY.
Full Circuit Allows Rights Suit, Despite Guilty Plea

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