Council Member Inez Barron Press Conference On Central Park 5 Lawsuit
On Tuesday, February 4th, newly elected Council Member, Inez Barron will have a press conference on the rapid settlement of the Central Park 5 lawsuit at 11:30 AM. Federal Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis stayed litigation on the case for 30 days.
Councilmember Inez Barron stated that “this press conference is an opportunity for elected officials to let the Mayor know that we take very seriously his oft-reiterated promise to end this 25 year old tragedy and travesty of justice as quickly as possible.”
Members of the Central Park 5, their attorneys as well as long-term supporters, such as State Senator Bill Perkins, former Councilmember Charles Barron, former Comptroller John Liu, the December 12th Movement, and the Freedom Party will attend the conference.