Man Wrongfully Convicted In Killing Of Orthodox Jewish Man Settles Suit For $10M


lawsuitA man wrongfully convicted in the slaying of a rabbi has settled a lawsuit against New York City for $10 million.

Jabbar Collins’ settlement Tuesday comes a month after he settled a claim against the state for $3 million.

Collins’ lawyer Joel Rudin says the two settlements tie for the largest amount received by a wrongfully convicted New York City defendant, matching a June settlement with one of five men wrongly convicted for the 1989 Central Park jogger attack.

Collins was exonerated in 2010 after serving 15 years in prison. His 1995 conviction of killing Rabbi Abraham Pollack in 1994 was overturned based on new findings that witnesses gave false testimony and Brooklyn prosecutors withheld favorable evidence from the defense.

Rudin said the city offered the settlement Monday.



  1. Unanswered questions:

    What are the names of cops, prosecutors and judge on this case.

    How did they make this huge mistake.

    How many others do the same things they did?

    Did they make the same mistakes on other cases?

    What are they doing today?

    Is this just the tip of the iceberg?