nypd abuse

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Village Voice: Family Sues to Learn Why Shereese Francis was Suffocated in Her Home by Police

by Nick Pinto. On March 15, Shereese Francis had a fight with her mother and became increasingly emotionally distraught. Francis, 30, lived at home in Queens, wasn’t taking the medication prescribed for her schizophrenia. Her sister called 311, hoping to get Shereese to a hospital. Continue reading at the Village Voice

Law Office of Rankin & Taylor Seeking People Penned in at November 2011 Protest of President Obama in Midtown Manhattan

Law Office of Rankin & Taylor Seeking People Penned in at November 2011 Protest of President Obama in Midtown Manhattan The Law Office of Rankin & Taylor would like to speak with individuals penned in by the NYPD during an Occupy Wall Street protest on November 30, 2011, in the vicinity of the Sheraton Hotel […]

Family of Mathieu Lefevre Sues NYPD for Withholding Crash Information (Streetsblog)

Rankin & Taylor attorney Steve Vaccaro has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for refusing to release information under New York’s Freedom of Information Law Family of Mathieu Lefevre Sues NYPD for Withholding Crash Information Streetsblog.org                                                                                                                        January 2, 2012 Brad Aaron The family of Mathieu Lefevre has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for […]

Rankin & Taylor Lawyer Representing Family of Crash Victim Mathieu Lefevre

Rankin & Taylor Lawyer Representing Family of Crash Victim Mathieu Lefevre Steve Vaccaro is representing the parents of Mathieu Lefevre, a 30-year-old artist tragically killed by a truck driver while cycling in Williamsburg, in litigation against the NYPD to ensure a full and fair investigation of the crash.  Read about the NYPD’s handling of the […]

After Panhandler Says Police Harassed Her, a Judge Tells Them to Stop (NY Times)

After Panhandler Says Police Harassed Her, a Judge Tells Them to Stop By: Colin Moynihan The New York Times – August 29, 2011 On Fifth Avenue, somewhere between the University Club and Tiffany, Sojourner Hardeman sat before an empty storefront recently, displaying a cardboard sign that detailed her abilities as a typist and her familiarity […]