NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Posted: August 13, 2020 / Written by: Harvey M. Stone, Richard H. Dolan / Category NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Shkreli, 'Monell' Claim Under Section 1983 and Pedigree Exception to 'Miranda'

This column reports on several significant representative decisions handed down recently in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto denied a motion for compassionate release by Martin Shkreli, a 37-year-old convicted of securities fraud who is now serving his sentence at FCI Allenwood Low. Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis denied a motion for a directed verdict by defendant Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority after its loss at trial in a Section 1983 case involving a police officer’s mistreatment of a bicyclist. And Judge I. Leo Glasser denied a suppression motion where the evidence in question fit the pedigree exception to Miranda.

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