Perp gets NY judge's sympathy, not cop

The officer survived only because a fellow cop used his belt as a tourniquet in the middle of the gun battle

By Andrea Peyser
The New York Post

NEW YORK — YOU call this justice?

For years, Supreme Court Justice Gustin Reichbach of Brooklyn was known as the "Con dom Judge" - a mop-topped former lefty lawyer with a wicked soft spot for violent types. Reichbach got his nickname by becoming the go-to judge for every crack whore and addict who wanted a rubber, which he dispensed promiscuously from the bench in the days he sat in Criminal Court.

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