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No New Trial Over 5Pointz Graffiti Destruction, Judge Says

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 8:29 PM EDT) -- A New York City real estate developer who demolished the famed graffiti space 5Pointz won't get a new trial, after a federal judge Wednesday issued a scathing opinion that blasted the owner for lying in court and other “egregious behavior.”

The order, which also called Jerry Wolkoff "reckless and irresponsible," cements a February ruling that the developer willfully violated federal law when he whitewashed the Queens "graffiti mecca" in 2013.

The ruling paves the way for Wolkoff to take the case to the Second Circuit, setting...
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Case Title

Cohen et al v. G&M Realty L.P. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-05612

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New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Frederic Block

Date Filed

October 10, 2013

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