Neal E. Wiesner, a 52-year-old Staten Island attorney imprisoned for almost six years during the 1980s for operating an illicit prescription drug mill and attempting to kill an ex-girlfriend, has filed a federal lawsuit against five New York Supreme Court justices who in March denied him admission to the State Bar.

For Wiesner — who has maintained an exemplary professional record since his release in 1990 — it was the eighth such denial by the Appellate Division, 1st Department, after appearances before the Character and Fitness Committees.

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