Zachary Carter

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    On Hot 97, Bill de Blasio Talks Dropping the Stop-and-Frisk Appeal and Dante's "Extraordinary" Fro

    In a news conference yesterday, Mayor Bill de Blasio formally announced what he's been promising since he was a candidate: an end to New York City's ongoing legal battle to stop and frisk with impunity. Under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the city had been appealing a decision by Federal District Judge S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Zachary Carter, Who Led Abner Louima Prosecutions, Is NYC's New Chief Lawyer

    Peruse the newly filed civil cases in any of the five borough's state supreme courthouses and you'll see, each day, dozens of lawsuits filed against the city's police department. The allegations generally range from wrongful arrest to unjust detention to assault. Most of the cases begin by describin ... More >>

  • News

    September 14, 2004

    Bob Barr vs. the FBI

    A conservative libertarian targets Ashcroft and Mueller for violating First Amendment

  • News

    January 20, 2004

    A Dirty Cop at the Top

    Pataki's Police Czar Penetrates Federal Probe of Gov's Campaign

  • News

    July 23, 2002

    Three Strikes Is Still an Out

    One More Jury Convicts a Cop Without a Conscience

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    June 4, 2002

    Unleashing the FBI

    'There Would Be No Place to Hide'

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    March 5, 2002

    The Louima Prosecutor

    Pataki and D'Amato's Pick Is Unqualified and Tainted

  • News

    December 19, 2000

    Stay of Execution

    Activists, Wary of Bush, Say Black Federal Prosecutor Helped Give NYPD a Reprieve

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    March 21, 2000

    Shake the Trees

    After the Latest Police Killing of Another Unarmed Black Man, The Feds Need Little Convincing to Intervene in New York

  • News

    February 8, 2000

    Bailey Killing: Feds Clear Diallo Cop

    But Family Seeks to Reopen Case

  • News

    September 7, 1999

    My Uncle Vinny

    When Vincent Curto was gunned down by police during a robbery nearly four years ago, no one wanted to hear his nephew's accusation that he was brutally assaulted as he lay dying. Until now.

  • News

    August 3, 1999

    Do It My Way

    The First Lady may not have the belly for a street fight with Rudy Giuliani. Enter Al Sharpton.

  • News

    June 15, 1999


    Amateur Boxer Says Cop Shot Him

  • News

    January 5, 1999

    One in the Chamber

    A reluctant witness to the alleged torture of Abner Louima contemplated suicide as the 'blue wall of silence' crumbled

  • News

    October 27, 1998

    Pataki's Favorite Conservatives

    Mike Long's party is feasting at the state trough

  • News

    August 18, 1998

    Major Scandal

    Aide to Brooklyn Congressman Owens is targeted in immigrant fraud scam