'Brady'-Based Section 1983 Claims After Guilty Plea

, New York Law Journal


In their Second Circuit Review, Paul Weiss members Martin Flumenbaum and Brad S. Karp discuss 'Poventud v. City of New York,' in which the court, sitting en banc, considered whether a plaintiff whose initial conviction was tainted by disclosure violations under 'Brady v. Maryland' could pursue a 42 U.S.C. §1983 claim despite having pleaded guilty to lesser offenses in a second trial.

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Originally appeared in print as 'Brady'-Based Section 1983 Claims Allowed Despite Guilty Plea to Lesser Offenses

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