Category: The Legal Arena

Baltimore Cops Violently Attack Cop’s Daughter for Recording

Baltimore Cops Violently Attack Cop’s Daughter for Recording

A daughter of a police officer who slowed her car down to record police kicking a man on the side of the road was violently yanked out of her car, tased, called a "dumb bitch" and handcuffed after they accused her of striking officers with her car. Baltimore police then deleted her fo ...
The Media has been Lying to You: The Illinois Eavesdropping Bill Explained

The Media has been Lying to You: The Illinois Eavesdropping Bill Explained

Just when you thought it was safe to record cops in Illinois without spending more than a decade in prison, along comes a bill that is said to be as Draconian as the previous law, which was ruled unconstitutional earlier this year after numerous citizens were put through the judicial wri ...
Massachusetts Man Files Lawsuit over Arrest for Recording, Deletion of Footage

Massachusetts Man Files Lawsuit over Arrest for Recording, Deletion of Footage

George Thompson was shoved to the ground and arrested in January by a Massachusetts cop for the crime of standing on his porch and recording a police officer with his iPhone. The cops then deleted his footage. Now it's payback time. Advertisement - story continues below Thompson h ...
No Indictment for NYPD Cop Killing Man in Chokehold in Viral Video

No Indictment for NYPD Cop Killing Man in Chokehold in Viral Video

Just over a week after a Missouri grand jury found no probable cause against a Ferguson cop who shot a teen to death, a New York grand jury found no probable cause against the NYPD cop who choked a teen to death in a video that went viral in August. Eric Garner, 43, died after being c ...
Buffalo Cop who Beat Handcuffed Suspect on Video Before Turning on Videographer Receives Probation

Buffalo Cop who Beat Handcuffed Suspect on Video Before Turning on Videographer Receives Probation

A Buffalo cop facing two years in prison for kicking a man in handcuffs in an incident captured on video was handed probation today on the condition that he will serve as a role model for other officers inclined to beat citizens. John Cirulli also threatened to arrest the man who had ...
County Medical Examiner Never Took Photos or Measurements After Ferguson Shooting

County Medical Examiner Never Took Photos or Measurements After Ferguson Shooting

An investigator with the St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office testified that he did not feel it necessary to take photos or measurements of the Michael Brown shooting scene, even though that is a normal part of conducting a homicide investigation. The investigator, who is not na ...
St. Louis County Police Violate Court Order by Arresting Journalist Taking Photos (Updated)

St. Louis County Police Violate Court Order by Arresting Journalist Taking Photos (Updated)

It took little more than a day for St. Louis County police to violate a court order ruling that police are forbidden from restricting citizens to record in public after they arrested a journalist for doing just that Saturday night as tensions continue to mount in anticipation of Monday's ...