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The Central Park Jogger Case

All Eyes Will Be on New York in 2014 When It Comes to Police Interrogations and False Confessions

Steve Drizin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

The New York Court of Appeals is a bellwether court, meaning that High Court's decisions in Aveni and Thomas are bound to have influence well beyond New York's borders. I'm hoping that the Court not only provides justice for Messrs. Aveni and Thomas, but crafts its decision in a way that helps to prevent future coerced and false confessions.

Must-Do This Weekend: Go and See The Central Park Five

Lisa Bernier | Posted 01.24.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

No New Yorker should ever forget the 1989 Central Park jogger case, not for the media attention it received, but for the gross miscarriage of justice it represents.