Legal Aid Fights Use of Excessive Force

A case handled successfully by Adrian Lesher, an attorney in the Brooklyn office of the Criminal Practice, was the subject of a New York Times column today by Jim Dwyer in About New York. In The Legal Aid Society's consistent battle against the use of excessive force against our clients, Adrian Lesher presented to the jury the police officer's website in which brutal and excessive force was strongly advocated by the officer.

Read the column