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MoFo Secures $1.5M Over Facebook-Based Wrongful Arrests

Law360

15 Mar 2020
Reprinted with permission.

Mark Zebrowski was featured in a Law360 article that covered the $1.5M settlement for pro bono clients Aaron Harvey and Brandon Duncan in a wrongful arrest lawsuit.

“Aaron and Brandon are absolutely wonderful guys, and it’s been a real personal pleasure to get to know them and get a good result for them,” Mark said. “But from an outsider’s perspective, you can see legal issues and social issues in the case,” adding that the police “criminalized people’s lives based on where they live and where they were born.”

Mark also noted that the settlement allowed both men to get some closure. “When we finished the mediation and walked out of the courthouse…these guys were in a state of disbelief that they’d gotten to this point and gotten someone to say, in a practical sense, ‘This shouldn’t have happened to you.’ It’s the closest anybody’s ever come to saying ‘I’m sorry.’”

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