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The man with the "GET OSAMA" license plates now wants to get the Department of Motor Vehicles into court.
Arnold Herwerth, a retired New York Police Department Sergeant and a Hauppauge resident filed a Civil Rights Lawsuit against the DMV... (more)

  • 'GET OSAMA,' Plate Man Sues DMV by Hasani Gittens NY POST

    A retired NYPD sergeant whose anti-Bin Laden vanity license plates were yanked by the Department of Motor Vehicles earlier this month is filing a federal lawsuit today charging that the agency's actions were unconstitutional... (more)

  • Plates Laden with Trouble by Carl Macgowan Newsday

    Arno Herwerth wasn't surprised when the state rejected his request for vanity license plates reading 'GET OSAMA.' He resubmitted his application and within a week received the following plates: 'GETOSAMA'... (more)

  • 'Offensive' Plates is Free Speech by Tara Keenan-Thomson, Director of the Nassau Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union

    The DMV says it wants Arno Herwerth to return his "GETOSAMA" license plate but the New York Civil Liberties Union says it is ready to defend him.. (more)

  • Plate Backfires on Anti-Bin Laden Crusader by John Callegari

    Attorney backs Hauppauge motorist in quest to keep 'GETOSAMA' on license

    Fighting Back: Arno Herwerth and his attorney Vincent Amicizia announce that they will fight a State Department of Motor Vehicles determination that Mr.Herwerth must turn in his "GETOSAMA" license plates... (more)

  • CASE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT
    United States District Court
    Plaintiff: Arno T.Herwerth
    Attorney: Vincent M. Amicizia, ESQ
    Greshin Ziegler & Amicizia, LLP
    www.gzalaw.com

    Defendant:
    NYS Departnment of Motor Vehicles

    'GETOSAMA'
    Plaintiff seeks a permanent injunction and declatory relief prohibiting the defendants from revoking and thereafter denying the re-issuance and renewal of the aforesaid
    Motor vehicle license plate. Plaintiff also seeks an injunction and declaratory relief that the actions of the Defendants violated and continue to violate Plaintiffs rights under the First, Fifth and Fourteenth Ammendments of the United States Constitution... (more)

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