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Over 100 Protesters, Legal Observers Plan To Sue Over NYPD’s Violent Mass Arrest In Mott Haven (Gothamist)

Gothamist, September 3, 2020

Over 100 Protesters, Legal Observers Plan To Sue Over NYPD’s Violent Mass Arrest In Mott Haven

The crackdown on legal observers prompted outrage from attorneys, as well as a letter from the New York City Bar Association demanding a swift investigation into the use of force against observers. But Mayor Bill de Blasio has yet to announce any discipline of officers involved in the operation, which was overseen by the department’s highest-ranking officer, Terence Monahan, as well as officers with the department’s Legal Bureau.

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