Rucker v. City Of New York et al

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Settlement amount


1st Incident: On June 17, 2012 at approximately 7:30 p.m., plaintiff, who was then fourteen years old, was a lawful pedestrian on East Broadway, near Essex Street, when defendant officers approached him, made rude comments about his weight, then arrested him for talking back. Plaintiff was held handcuffed for a bit until being released with no charges. 2nd incident: On July 5, 2012 at approximately 7:30 p.m., plaintiff, was a lawful pedestrian on Madison Street, near East Broadway, when Defendant officers approached hum, assaulted him, arrested him, took him to the 13th Precinct, and then released him later without being charged.

Plaintiff Attorney

Brett Harris Klein Brett H. Klein, Esq. PLLC 305 Broadway, Suite 600 New York, NY 10007 212-335-0132 Fax: 212-335-0571 Email: [email protected]


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