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Judge Robert Katzmann Dies at 68

Posted by Daniel Ackman | Jun 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Judge Robert Katzmann, one of the leading lights of the Second Circuit, died this week after a long illness. Those interested in justice for taxi drivers, will know Judge Katzmann as on the panel that decided Nnebe v. Daus. His expansive writings are noted by Reason magazine and by The New York Times, which called Judge Katzmann, which noted  the judge's "expansive, generous attitude, " saying, "Judge Katzmann brought to his work on the bench extended to his engagement with the people whose lives and futures were affected by his rulings. As the son of a refugee from Nazi Germany, Judge Katzmann was deeply aware of how destructive it can be for citizens to feel abandoned by the law."

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Daniel Ackman

D​​an Ackman focuses on civil rights, administrative and constitutional class action litigation. Perhaps best known for representing New York City's taxi drivers in a series of civil rights class action lawsuits, Ackman's cases have resulted in a half dozen City practices being declared unconstitutional.


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