Buffalo, NY asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for New York

Q: I filed suit for a friend, I'm a jailhouse paralegal, I found a flaw, his wrongful confinement claim is solid, Reply?

Court of claims petition has already been filed and will be heard August 1st 2018.

Greaves v. State, 2011 slip Op 21473 is the most useful example for his issue. This argument is very solid and easily winnable and I'm trying to help this person obtain a lawyer to finish what has been filed already. PRO BONO contingency agreement is what we are striving for.

This is not an individual basis only, as this applies to all others similarly situated in the prison system. This is a legal flaw similar to the early versus Murray case.

Earley v. Murray, 451 F.3d 71 (2006).

This has potential to become a major litigation which adds more precedent towards Earley and would extend limiting of the abuse of authority on behalf of Department Corrections and Community Supervision.

We would be seeking assistance from an attorney immediately to jump on board.

Feel free to contact me for more details.

1 Lawyer Answer
Aubrey Claudius Galloway
Aubrey Claudius Galloway
  • Scarsdale, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I'm happy to consult you and/or your friend free of charge; my cell phone # is 914-912-1555.

What legal argument (technicality/"flaw") are you referencing in the above opinions? Also, note said opinions are not binding caselaw, but rather persuasive precident/caselaw.

The authority on this is the criminal procedure law of the State of New York. In terms of cases interpreting the same, look for NY Court of Appeals opinions.

Hope this helps,

Feel free to call for further advices,

Aubrey C. Galloway III, Esq.

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