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NYC: A new blast from the U.S. bench at Brooklyn DA's office
Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes, running for a seventh term against opposition that may be stiffer than he’s faced in the past, couldn’t have been happy about a federal-court decision on Friday that says taxpayers may be liable for his mouth.
The case involves Jabbar Collins, a Brooklyn man who served 16 years in prison for a murder he apparently didn’t commit. Collins was freed from prison in 2010...