Category: Courthouse Files

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

The City of Homestead has a torrid reputation and a pattern of willfully refusing to comply with the public records law. Homestead is a little town at the southern end of Miami-Dade County, rarely receiving the scrutiny it deserves as a cesspool of public corruption and maleficence. I ...
Good Cop who didn’t Shoot Suicidal Man with Unloaded Gun Sues West Virginia City for Firing him Over it

Good Cop who didn’t Shoot Suicidal Man with Unloaded Gun Sues West Virginia City for Firing him Over it

A good cop who decided to negotiate with a suicidal man with an unloaded gun instead of killing him filed a lawsuit against the West Virginia city that fired him over it. The Weirton police officers who did shoot and kill the suicidal man kept their jobs. According to the suit, off ...
WATCH: Minneapolis Cop Charged for Kicking Man in Face and Lying About It

WATCH: Minneapolis Cop Charged for Kicking Man in Face and Lying About It

These days it is not uncommon for cops to get arrested for assault. But Officer Christopher Reiter, 36, of the Minneapolis Police Department took things way too far when he kicked Mohamed Osman while he was already down on the ground. Osman suffered severe brain injuries, brain ble ...
Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

The U.S. Court of  Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit has ruled in a 2-1 decision that the public has the First Amendment right to record activities of law enforcement because it ensures cops "are not abusing their power." The majority ruling came in response to the court's considera ...