Tag Archive: CCR Docket 1977-1978

Walton v. Beame – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1977-1978

This suit was brought by the Center and the National Con­ference of Black Lawyers to force the prompt arraignment of persons held after the blackout in New York City  in July 1977. It resulted in an agreement between the city and…
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Dacajeweiah (John Hill) – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1977-1978

Although Governor Carey supposedly “closed the book”  on Attica, one inmate. Dacajeweiah, remains imprisoned. The governor commuted Dacajeweiah’s life sentence for the al­leged murder of a prison guard during the 197l Atlica upris­ing, but left Dacajeweiah’s release date in the hands of the…
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Clavir v. Levi – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1977-1978

This case concerns the discovery  of an illegal  tracking device on a car owned by Judy Clavir and Stew Albert, who were in New York City visiting Center attorneys Bill Kunstler and Margaret Ratner. A small electronic device called a…
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