U.S. Appeals Court Upholds $43 Million Verdict Against Nassau

U.S. appeals court upholds $43 million verdict against Nassau County

A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against Nassau County in a lawsuit filed by two men who were exonerated in the 1984 murder and rape of a Lynbrook teenager after serving nearly 18 years in prison.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan on Thursday upheld a 2014 Circuit Court ruling which found that the civil rights of John Restivo and Dennis…

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