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District Attorney Gives Up On Buckley Case

Photo by Christina Cooke

Photo by Christina Cooke

Just a week ago it appeared that the Erie County District Attorney was preparing to appeal the December 20 verdict handed down by Judge Joseph Fiorella, in which the judge dismissed all charges brought against war protester Nate Buckley.

After deadline yesterday, we learned that the D.A. is instead calling “no mas.”

Click here to read the Stipulation to Withdraw Appeal.

Thus ends one of the dumbest prosecutions in local history. Thankfully, the Erie County D.A. will no longer be wasting time and resources trying to convict a victim of an NFTA police beating on behalf of the People of the State of New York.

Buckley in grasp