Settlement Reached for the Central Park Five

Central Park FIveNews broke yesterday, June 19, that the five men, known as the Central Park Five, have agreed to a settlement of about $40 million from New York City to resolve the civil rights lawsuit over their arrests and imprisonment for the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park for which their convictions were later overturned.

You can learn more about the original case and the law suit against NYC in Ken Burns’ Peabody Award winning documentary from 2013, The Central Park Five.

Find it in the Law Library DVD Collection!

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