Baez v. The 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
Hispanic or Latino
Incident date
December 6, 2006
Incident time
Stop Location
Incident county
New York (Manhattan)
Precinct taken to
Settlement amount


Defendant Officer arrested Plaintiff in connection with a brawl that had recently taken place nearby and coercively interrogated him until late the next night and put him into a suggestive lineup, until Plaintiff decided to falsely confess. Plaintiff was charged with Murder in the Second Degree, Manslaughter in the First Degree, and Gang Assault in the First Degree. He was indicted on lesser charges and held at Rikers for 5 months until all his charges were eventually dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Robert T. Perry 45 Main Street Suite 230 Brooklyn, NY 11201 212-219-9410 Fax: 718-522-3225 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome
False Criminal Charges Type

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