NY top court gives Jesse Friedman partial victory

[Note: Friends of Justice is a personal blog. I speak only for myself.]

Friedman’s Manhattan attorney, Ronald Kuby, called the decision “an emphatic triumph for the principles of open government” and the wrongfully convicted, who he said “will have a far easier task obtaining essential documents.”

His statement also called the ruling “a stinging rebuke to successive Nassau County district attorneys, who first created a moral panic over nonexistent sex abuse allegations and then tried to create a moral panic as to the consequences of releasing the documents that demonstrate prosecutorial misconduct.”

Read the article by Yancey Roy and Bridget Murphy in Newsday.