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The Schlitt Law Firm Announces Settlement for False Arrest by the NYPD

The New York City Police (NYPD) arrested a Bronx college student without just cause and now she has reached a settlement for false arrest by the NYPD. The young woman retained Carol L. Schlitt and the Schlitt Law Firm to get justice for her and obtai...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 22, 2015

Law Firm Announces Settlement for False Arrest in Brooklyn

The New York City Police arrested a Brooklyn boutique owner based on the false and scurrilous claims of an ex-employee. In fact, the Police had already determined that the ex-employee had been lying, but they arrested the boutique owner anyway. The a...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 2, 2014

Pursuing a False Arrest Lawsuit in NYC

In 2012 (the most recent year for which there is published data), 325,205 adults were arrested in New York City – the fewest since 2006. As shown in Figure 1 below, while a majority of these arrests resulted in convictions (not necessarily for the...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 18, 2014

New York Personal Injury Law Firm Announces Settlement in Bronx False Arrest Case

On a warm summer day, the New York City Police arrested a Bronx man for possession and sale of drugs, an all too common event, though there was a problem with this arrest. The man did not possess any drugs nor did he sell any drugs and the Police had...
by New York Law Thoughts on Oct 8, 2013

Investigative alerts allow Chicago police to make false arrests without warrants or probable cause

With the help of local media, the public is learning more about a dubious practice by the Chicago Police Department of making warrantless arrests based on questionable information. The Tribune reported the story of Frank Craig, an Army veteran who su...
by Federal Criminal Lawyer on Mar 6, 2013


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