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Federal and State Courts Reporter — New York Times

New York Times reporter covering Brooklyn federal & state court. Author, EVERYBODY RISE, coming from St. Martin's Press in 2015. sclifford@nytimes.com.

Brooklyn Girl at Center of Organ Donation Dispute Is Taken Off Life Support

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Organs of Brain-Dead Brooklyn 2-Year-Old Will Not Be Donated

nytimes.com — The fight over the fate of a 2-year-old Brooklyn girl's organs ended on Tuesday, with the girl's father prevailing in his wishes to keep her body intact. Thaiya Spruill-Smith, the victim of an assault to which her stepfather has confessed, was declared brain-dead on Friday but had been kept on life support as her parents argued over whether her organs should be donated.

Brooklyn Girl, 2, Remains on Life Support After Court Delay

nytimes.com — A judge has ordered a Brooklyn hospital to keep a 2-year-old girl on life support for at least another day, as her parents argue over whether her organs should be donated. The girl, Thaiya Spruill-Smith, was declared brain-dead on Friday, her injuries apparently suffered as a result of her stepfather violently shaking her.

A Claim of Innocence Is No Longer a Roadblock to Parole

nytimes.com — BEACON, N.Y. - After 28 years in prison, Freddie Cox emerged from the Fishkill Correctional Facility, not quite a free man, but free enough. A sister had cued up Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come" on her car's CD player, and, after hugs, Mr. Cox put his two small bags and his typewriter in the car and squeezed in alongside the others, heading away from prison, windows down.

Suit Accuses Banks of Role in Financing Terror Attacks

dealbook.nytimes.com — A five-car convoy opened fire on a compound 30 miles south of Baghdad, a sneak attack that killed four American soldiers in one of the deadliest days in the Iraq war. A roadside bomb struck a United States military vehicle, severing part of a soldier's head.

Nominee for attorney general praised for substance, not flash

twincities.com — NEW YORK -- When Kenneth Thompson was a young federal prosecutor in Brooklyn in the late 1990s, he was assigned to one of the biggest cases the office had ever handled, that of the police officers accused of beating and sodomizing Abner Louima, a Haitian immigrant.

In Line to Be Attorney General, Loretta Lynch Is at Home in Glare

nytimes.com — When Kenneth P. Thompson was a young federal prosecutor in Brooklyn in 1999, he was assigned to one of the biggest cases the office had ever handled, that of the police officers accused of beating and sodomizing Abner Louima, a Haitian immigrant.

2 New York City Officers Charged With Assaulting Teenager

nytimes.com — The surveillance video starts with a 16-year-old male running down a sidewalk in Brooklyn, with the police in pursuit. The teenager, Kaheem Tribble, then slowed and faced an officer, Tyrane Isaac, who took a wild swing at his head.

2 of 10 Counts Against Sampson, a Brooklyn State Senator, Are Dismissed

nytimes.com — The government's case against State Senator John L. Sampson lost some of its heft on Friday when a federal judge dismissed two central embezzlement charges. Mr. Sampson will now probably face only eight counts, including making false statements, concealing records, obstructing justice and witness tampering, when he goes to trial early next year.

Holder, in Brooklyn, Pushes for More Alternatives to Prison

nytimes.com — The men and women began speaking on Thursday about their experiences, many approaching tears. One woman talked about how she had walked in on her dead mother's body, and from there had begun sneaking drugs behind her fiancé's back. Another woman, 60 and a grandmother, had been arrested on drug charges.
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Stats defining heavy drinking for women: 4 drinks in one night or 8 drinks per week. Those seem vastly different. well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/20/mos…

Nov 21, 2014

Unarmed man who wasn't threatening, is the key here: @NYTMetro: New York Police Officer Fatally Shoots Brooklyn Man nyti.ms/1yyxdCh

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