NYC Pays $6M to Man in Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit

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Derrick Deacon, a Brooklyn man who spent more than 24 years in prison for a murder conviction that was later thrown out by an appeals court, has accepted the city's offer of $6 million to settle his federal lawsuit, the New York Daily News reports. Deacon was re-tried for the murder in 2013 by the office of then . . .

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