'Brady'-Based Section 1983 Claims After Guilty Plea

, New York Law Journal

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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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