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Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Pataki To Testify In Civil Suit Filed By Convicted Sex Offenders

Six ex-cons sued Pataki and other state officials for tens of millions of dollars. The lawsuit accuses the state of abusing its authority eight years ago by transferring the plaintiffs to psychiatric facilities at the end of their prison terms – in effect, summarily extending their sentences without recourse.

07/21/2013

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Months-Long Stop-And-Frisk Trial Wrapping Up

Judge Shira Scheindlin will rule on whether any changes are needed in the NYPD.

05/20/2013

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Fort Lee Student Files Suit Claiming Police Department Violated Civil Rights

Adam Kim’s lawsuit alleges that Fort Lee’s police department violated his civil rights by falsely arresting and illegally detaining him and four others.

01/03/2013