NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Posted: March 9, 2023 / Written by: Thomas A. Kissane, John Moore /

Section 1983 Claim, Motion for Protective Order and Electoral Abuses on Social Media

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 Edward R. Korman permitted a Section 1983 claim for prolonged detention to proceed against
two Greenwich police officers. Magistrate Judge James M. Wicks denied a motion for a protective order concerning nonparty subpoenas. And Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis sustained a criminal indictment relating to electoral abuses on social media.

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