Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits. The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and […]
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This system of policing must change, but it will never change if officers are not held accountable for their unlawful and unreasonable actions.
In an email interview, Solomon-Simmons condemned the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for denying his team access to Holtzclaw, but granting access to 20/20. In February, a spokesman refused to disclose his whereabouts to NewsOne, saying it’s common practice for the department to conceal the whereabouts of high-profile prisoners for their protection.
Arguing that police should have done something sooner to stop rapist ex-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, lawyers for the victims have amended a federal civil rights civil suit against him to include another victim.
An attorney representing victims of former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, convicted of raping Black women, condemned prison officials for removing any trace of his whereabouts from the database, saying it is causing his clients “crushing anxiety.”
Benjamin Crump, president of the National Bar Association and the civil rights attorney who represented the families of slain Black teens Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, is scheduled to endorse Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, reports BuzzFeed.
Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney, called an ex-Oklahoma City officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients, who are poor, Black, and female, he said during an exclusive interview with NewsOne.
In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]
The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.
Lawyer Damario Solomon-Simmons thought he’d seen everything until he visited the trial of ex-Tulsa police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.