Category: Public Attorneys

Minneapolis Cops Won’t Be Charged For Killing Jamar Clark, Witnesses Say He Was Handcuffed

Minneapolis Cops Won’t Be Charged For Killing Jamar Clark, Witnesses Say He Was Handcuffed

"That's murder!" yelled someone in the crowd as prosecutors rolled a grainy video you can see below, collected from the back of the ambulance showing police and Jamar Clark. Prosecutors presented the grainy video you can see below, showing nothing more than the feet of the officer and ...
Arizona Cop Fired For Killing Daniel Shaver, Who Prosecutors Admit “Didn’t Do Anything Wrong” (UPDATED)

Arizona Cop Fired For Killing Daniel Shaver, Who Prosecutors Admit “Didn’t Do Anything Wrong” (UPDATED)

UPDATE 3/31: Arizona Prosecutor Bill Montgomery asked the Judge to seal video evidence of Daniel Shaver being killed on his hands and knees, while begging police for his life, which Mesa Police took from the unarmed man. Lawyers representing Laney Sweet - his widow - have released the fo ...
New York DA: Zero Jail Time for NYPD Cop Convicted of Killing Unarmed Man, Letting Him Die

New York DA: Zero Jail Time for NYPD Cop Convicted of Killing Unarmed Man, Letting Him Die

A New York DA just recommended zero jail time for convicted NYPD cop Peter Liang, who fatally shot a man, and texted his union rep as the victim died rather than render assistance. Liang shot and killed Akai Gurley in the stairwell of a housing project while on "vertical patrol" in 20 ...
Maryland Man in Viral Video Breastfeeding Incident Reverses Conviction on Appeal but Deputies Still Won’t Return Phone

Maryland Man in Viral Video Breastfeeding Incident Reverses Conviction on Appeal but Deputies Still Won’t Return Phone

A Maryland man convicted by a judge last year on questionable charges after a sheriff's deputy accused his girlfriend of breastfeeding their unrestrained baby in the passengers's seat as he pulled into a gas station had the conviction reversed on appeal last month after taking the case b ...
New Jersey Crime Lab Tech Suspended For Falsifying Test Results, Blows 7,800+ Cases

New Jersey Crime Lab Tech Suspended For Falsifying Test Results, Blows 7,800+ Cases

A New Jersey Crime Lab technician was suspended with pay, after he was found writing down results of suspected marijuana, before the tests were even completed, throwing 7,827 criminal cases into doubt, damaging confidence in the workings of that state's criminal justice system. Crimin ...
Miami Police Accept DOJ’s Federal Monitoring Until 2020, FOP Uses Beyoncé as Distraction (PODCAST)

Miami Police Accept DOJ’s Federal Monitoring Until 2020, FOP Uses Beyoncé as Distraction (PODCAST)

The city of Miami is set to ratify a federal monitoring agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, which will run for the next four years covering its 1,300 member force, protecting the Magic City and it's more than 500,000 residents, which can be seen below. Miami Mayor Tomas Reg ...
Manslaughter Charge Dropped for Ex-Con Son Of NYPD Cop Accused of Killing Activist Before Fleeing

Manslaughter Charge Dropped for Ex-Con Son Of NYPD Cop Accused of Killing Activist Before Fleeing

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance this week dropped the manslaughter charge against the ex-con son of a well-connected NYPD family who was caught on video driving onto a sidewalk while texting before striking and killing an outspoken civil rights activist, then fleeing the scene on fo ...
Pittsburgh District Attorney to Refile Charges Against Acquitted Cop who Attacked Teen on Video

Pittsburgh District Attorney to Refile Charges Against Acquitted Cop who Attacked Teen on Video

The Pittsburgh police officer who was acquitted this week on assault charges when a surveillance video clearly shows he assaulted a teenager will once again face the same charges after the FBI announced it would launch its own investigation. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen ...