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Use of force, mitigation.

A correction officer was charged with using excessive force against an inmate and submitting a false report.

Dep’t of Correction v. Ward, OATH Index No. 2137/18 (Dec. 31, 2018).

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Real Property

Loft Law coverage recommended.

Residential tenant, who lives in a four-story brownstone with a store on the first floor and a residential unit on each of the other three floors, sought findings that the building is covered by the Loft Law and that he is the protected occupant of his unit.

Matter of Pichler, OATH Index No. 782/18 (Dec. 5, 2018).

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