Civil Rights Trial in Islip Federal Court Resumes Tues.

UPDATED Thursday Jan. 17

The case of Malry Tardd who accuses Brookhaven National Laboratory
and some of its employees of racial discrimination and retaliatory behaviour continues next Tuesday in Islip at 9:30 am at the Central Islip Federal Courthouse, Room 1020 (Judge Spatt).

Lucius Ware of the Eastern Long Island Branch of N A A C P writes:

The long history of complaints of racial taunting, discrimination, and hate crimes at BNL has finally reached the trial level in the federal court system.

Attorney Frederick Brewington is conducting the case for our member Malry Tardd. Malry Tardd is suing the Brookhaven National Laboratory. Mr. Brewington is showing the judge and jury some of the outrageous acts of attempted intimidation and discrimination as well as acts of hatred at BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY in violation of Mr. Tardd's CIVIL RIGHTS.

A number of us plan to attend the trial on Tuesday as court observers. Please join us for at least an hour or two in the morning or in the afternoon. Let us know (yes or no) if you will/will not attend by e-mail ( or telephone the office at (631) 287-7346.

I believe that Martin would say, "If you can't go, send somebody!"


The Federal Court Building which is off Southern State Parkway in Islip.

The case was described in this Newsday article of January 11.

TIME :9:30-4:00 M-Thursdays
Judge Spatt Rm 1020