The only man tried in the 2013 beating of a fashion student by a mob of Hasidic Jewish vigilantes is appealing his conviction, arguing that prosecutors relied on junk science to tie his DNA to the scene. The prosecution, his lawyer argues, was meant to “scapegoat” the man, Mayer Herskovic, 23, while protecting politically connected… Continue reading Man Convicted In Hasidic Brooklyn Mob Attack Is A Scapegoat For Williamsburg Shomrim
A member of a Hasidic neighborhood watch group who viciously beat a gay black man in Brooklyn in 2013 will spend four years behind bars for the attack.
The lawyer for a black Brooklyn man who was beaten in a racially-charged attack is accusing prosecutors of refusing to indict one of the assailants because of his family’s political ties.
The family of a gay, black student beaten to near-death by a band of Hasidic neighborhood watchmen will have to wait two more months to see their son’s lead attacker face his fate.
A Brooklyn man convicted of brutally beating and partially blinding a gay, black student should give up the $131,000 his community raised for his legal defense, a lawsuit asserts.
A Brooklyn man found guilty of the brutal gang beat-down of a gay, black student spent a mere 20 minutes behind bars Monday as a judge raised his bail to $50,000.
A Hasidic man was convicted of gang assault on Friday for taking part in a vicious attack on a gay black man in Brooklyn.
A Brooklyn judge has given the lawyer for an Orthodox Jewish man on trial for gang assault more time for an expert witness to challenge prosecutors’ key evidence in the case.
A defense attorney is expected Monday to challenge scientific evidence a mere speckle of DNA that prosecutors say connects an Orthodox Jewish man to the gang assault of a gay black man.
A Brooklyn DJ who was giving his friends a ride home after a gig testified Wednesday that he rescued a gay African-American man who was getting attacked by a group of Hasidic Jewish men.