Goldwire v. The City of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
January 2, 2006
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
Kings (Brooklyn)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


After Plaintiff went home and found his sister dead, he called police, who arrived at the location and took him to the 73rd Precinct. Despite knowing that Plaintiff had mental limitations, Defendant Officers proceeded to interrogate him in isolation for 23 hours, screaming, cursing, and shoving him until he falsely confessed. Defendant Officers withheld exculpatory information and Plaintiff was charged with murder.

Plaintiff Attorney

Gerald Allen49 West 37th StreetNew York, NY212-766-3366

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type
Charges Against Plaintiff

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