Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Lewitas & Yohonn, New York City, for plaintiffs; Dennis H. Lewitas, New York City, of counsel.
Robert Abrams, Atty. Gen. of New York, New York City, for defendants; Donald Sticklor, Barbara B. Butler, Ellen Bronzo, Asst. Attys. Gen., New York City, of counsel.
United States District Court, S.D. New York.
OPINION AND ORDER
SOFAER, District Judge:
Prisoners often file civil rights suits making implausible accusations that they were "framed" by prison guards or officials. This is one of those rare cases, however, in which a prisoner has succeeded in proving he was subjected to just such a violation of his constitutional rights. This case also provides a significant, albeit isolated, example of a prison leader whose protected activities account for the treatment...
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