New York Federal Judge Allows Protestors' Class Claims To Proceed Against Officers

New York Federal Judge Allows Protestors' Class Claims To Proceed Against Officers

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge on June 7 refused to dismiss a class complaint accusing New York City police officers of illegally arresting "Occupy Wall Street" protestors but agreed to dismiss Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the city and Commissioner of the New York City Police Department Raymond Kelly as defendants (Karina Garcia, et al. v. Michael R. Bloomberg, et al., No. 11-6957, S.D. N.Y.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 79296).

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