Israel v. City of New York et al

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United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
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On March 26, 2014, plaintiff was working as a social studies teacher. A fight had broken out outside of plaintiff's classroom. Plaintiff had told a female student who was watching the fight to go back to her classroom. An officer shoved this female despite protests from the plaintiff claiming that the bystander had done nothing wrong. Defendant officers had accused plaintiff of interfering and attacked him. He was then placed under arrest without probable cause. All charges against him were dismissed and sealed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Nicole Marie Bellina


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