United States District Court, S.D. New York
February 19, 2004.
TROY BROWN, Petitioner against JOHN KEANE, Superintendent, Woodburne Correctional Facility, and ELIOT SPITZER, Attorney General of the State of New York, Respondents
The opinion of the court was delivered by: LEWIS A. KAPLAN, District Judge
Based upon the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the
Second Circuit, the petition for a writ of habeas corpus is granted. On
consent of the District Attorney of the County of Bronx, the petitioner
shall be released from custody unless, not later than thirty (30) days
after the date of this order, the People commence a new trial of
petitioner. The Clerk shall close the case.
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