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Klein Civil Rights Partners with ACLU for Voter Outreach on Civil Rights Issues

Klein Civil Rights, a top New York City Civil Rights law firm, teamed up with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) this election season to reach out to voters on important civil rights issues on Election Day ballots. This campaign illustrates the Firm’s commitment to civil rights for all Americans. The firm, Brett H. Klein, […]

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Brett Klein wins $1.85M settlement for the mother of an autistic man who died after police tased, pepper-sprayed, and lay on top of him while he was handcuffed.

Newsday article: Suffolk to pay $1.85M to settle suit over autistic man’s death Dainell Simmons died in 2013 during an incident at the Maryhaven Center for Hope in Middle Island. Suffolk County will pay $1.85 million to the mother of an autistic man who died in 2013 after police tased, pepper-sprayed, and lay on top […]

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Brett Klein Retained to Prosecute Landmark Unjust Conviction Claim

Civil rights attorney Brett H. Klein has been retained by Adrian Thomas to file a claim against the State of New York seeking unspecified damages for an unjust conviction based on a coerced confession, as well as federal civil rights claims against the City of Troy, New York, and the Troy detectives who coerced said confession. […]

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Daily News Exclusive: Former jail guard’s wrongful arrest over radios after botched NYPD probe will spur lawsuit

There’s going to be some static over the arrest of a retired city correction officer in a botched NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau sting operation. Martin Bleiwas, 63, has been a police scanner radio buff since he was a kid and founded the radio repair shop at the city Correction Department in 1981. Bleiwas served as […]

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New York Civil Rights Attorney Brett H. Klein Opens New Firm

Civil rights attorney Brett H. Klein, Esq., has opened a new law firm in New York City to focus exclusively on cases of police brutality, unjust convictions and other civil rights violations involving police and corrections misconduct. The firm, Brett H. Klein, Esq., PLLC, is located at 305 Broadway in Manhattan and serves the entire […]

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Brett Klein interviewed by CNN regarding Eric Garner choke hold case

Civil Rights Attorney Brett Klein was interviewed on two consecutive nights by CNN’s Don Lemon regarding his experience suing one of the NYPD officers involved in the Eric Garner choke hold incident. Check out a clip from the interview.

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