New York Law Journal
Appellate Division, First Department
Before: Sweeny, Jr., J.P., Acosta, Moskowitz, Kapnick, Kahn, JJ
For Plaintiff: For Records Access Officer, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Appellant: Aaron M. Bloom, Richard Dearing and Devin Slack of counsel, Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York. For Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Appellant: Mitchell Garber of counsel, Worth, Longworth & London, New York.
For Defendant: For Respondent: Cynthia Conti-Cook of counsel Seymour W. James, Jr., The Legal Aid Society, New York and Jeffrey L. Braun and Anna K. Ostrom of counsel, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York. For Communities United for Police Reform, The Association of Muslim American Lawyers, Center for Constitutional Rights, Center for Popular Democracy, Just LeadershipUSA, Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice, Latino Justice PRLDEF, New York Civil Liberties Union, The Public Science Project, Urban Justice Center, Alliance for Quality Education, Arab American Association of New York, Bill of Rights Defense Committee/Defending Dissent Foundation, The Black Institute, Brooklyn Movement Center, CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, Citizen Action of New York NYC Chapter, Equality for Flatbush, FIERCE, Filipino American Democratic Club of NY, The Gathering for Justice/Justice League NYC, Girls for Gender Equity, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, Justice Committee, Make the Road New York, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, NAACP New York State Conference, New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, New York Communities for Change, The Peace Poets, Picture the Homeless, Queens Neighborhood United, T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights and UPROSE, amici curiae: Jane L. Moisan, David B. Rankin and Vanessa Selbst of counsel, Rankin & Taylor, PLLC, New York. For Progresive Caucus of the New York City Council, Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus of the New York City Council, United States Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, amici curiae: Avram E. Luft, Nefertiti J. Alexander, Mark E. McDonald and Grace J. Kurland of counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York For The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Advance Publications, Inc., The Associated Press ("AP"), BuzzFeed, Daily News, LP, Dow Jones & Company, Inc., The E. W. Scripps Company, First Look Media Works, Inc., Gannett Co., Inc., Gawker Media LLC, Hearst Corporation, MPA-The Association of Magazine Media ("MPA"), The National Press Club, The National Press Photographers Association ("NPPA"), The New York Times Company, News 12, The News Guild — CWA, Newsday LLC ("Newsday"), Online News Association ("ONA"), Radio Television Digital News Association ("RTDNA") and The Tully Center for Free Speech, amici curiae: Alison Schary of counsel, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Washington, DC.