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Case Name Gomez-Garcia v. New York City Police Dep't PN-NY-0015
Docket / Court 451000/2012 ( State Court )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Policing
Attorney Organization Legal Services/Legal Aid
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Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action State law
Defendant(s) City of New York
Plaintiff Description The plaintiffs are several individuals who were subjected to full arrest processes by the NYPD for the possession of small quantities of marijuana, despite state law mandating that these individuals merely be issued a ticket.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Legal Services/Legal Aid
Class action status sought No
Class action status outcome Not sought
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None yet
Filed 06/21/2012
Case Ongoing Yes
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General Documents
State Supreme Court
Verified Complaint (2012 WL 2362711)
PN-NY-0015-0001.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Banks, Steven (New York) show/hide docs
Gibney, William D. (New York) show/hide docs
O'Brien, Thomas (New York) show/hide docs

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