New York State Department of Law special investigation files relating to the Attica uprising

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Series
W0100
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Description
This series consists of digital versions of documents compiled by the Attorney General's Office in response to the class action lawsuit filed against state officials or their estates in 1974 by inmate survivors of the Attica Correctional Facility uprising of 1971. Records in the series include hearing transcripts, trial excerpts, exhibits, court filings, news articles, and other items documenting the prolonged legal action that resulted from the controversial decision to retake the facility by force.

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