The New York Times Company filed a letter brief today supporting the firm's application to remove confidentiality from documents produced by the City of New York in our Cordero NYPD perjury litigation.
Mr. Hamilton spent 21 years wrongfully imprisoned for murder. The Brooklyn DA's Conviction Review Unit later determined that he had been wrongfully convicted and denied due process. The sole eyewitness claims Detective Louis Scarcella suborned perjury.
In a cover story in today's New York Times, reporters tackle the problem of police perjury, telling the story of a detective indicted for false statements earlier this year. H&F sued the detective in two recent cases, winning settlements for our clients.