Two New York police officers who won reversals in 2002 of federal convictions related to the brutal precinct assault on Haitian immigrant Abner Louima are not entitled to get their jobs back, a state judge has ruled.

New York Supreme Court Justice Eileen Bransten ruled that, even though the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had reversed the two officers’ convictions for conspiracy to obstruct a grand jury investigation, there was ample evidence that they had not been truthful in their accounts of what had happened in the Brooklyn precinct nearly a decade ago when a police officer shoved the wooden handle of a plunger into Louima’s rectum.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]