Home / 2009 / June

Monthly Archives: June 2009

MTA worker sues NYPD for photography arrest

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority worker who was arrested for photographing trains earlier this year has filed a lawsuit against the City of New York. Robert Taylor is asking for $2 million, including $1 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages. His atto

Read More »

Dash cam proves Maryland cop to be a boldface liar

Knowing that his actions were being recorded, Steven Jackson of the Prince George’s County Police Department grabbed a 24-year-old man out of his car and punched him twice before tackling him to the ground. But that didn’t stop Jackson from claiming on his report that it was th

Read More »

Update on the transcripts situation

As I mentioned in a previous post, the trio of judges who will review my appeal decided that I needed to get the entire trial transcribed as opposed to only getting those portions that pertain to my argument. I knew this would be about $2500 because last time it was more than $30000 and I

Read More »

Charges dropped against Texas reporter

It took more than three months, but authorities in Texas determined they didn’t have enough evidence to prosecute a TV reporter named Victor Castillo for failing to identify himself as he was trying film police conducting a drug bust. The arrest was captured by another TV videographe

Read More »

Police also have the right to take photos

Jeffersonville City Attorney Larry Wilder An Indiana city attorney gets so drunk one night that he passes out inside his neighbor’s garbage can. Neighbors wake up to find the man with his feet sticking out the overturned garbage can. They call police, perhaps thinking he w

Read More »