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Lawsuits Allege Police Brutality by Springettsbury Township Police Officers
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However, you do not need to be a police officer to watch these videotapes and understand that that the police officers' conduct is both criminal and a clear violation of Ms. Williams' and Mr. Landis' civil rights.” To read both Complaints in their …

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Back to the Jim Crow Future
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As civil rights attorney John Brittain puts: “It's a fight over a defensive “procedural tactic” that puts the burden on jurisdictions to prove it is not their intent to discriminate. Here's a quick overview of the VRA: * Section 2 prohibits voting …

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Oakland Chief Jordan should apologize immediately: Oakland Tribune editorial
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The city faces a civil rights lawsuit, alleging defamation and violation of due process, filed by a man whom Jordan in February 2012 asked the public to help catch. At first police said Chau Van was wanted for a gang shooting. According to his lawsuit …

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Justice Department Investigates Cleveland Police
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U.S. Department of Justice officials stress the investigation is not based on one incident. Steven Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Thomas Perez, assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, says …

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Man files lawsuit against Nelsonville police claiming brutality
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In the lawsuit filed in federal court in Cincinnati on Tuesday, Dennis Lehman of Athens accuses officers Duane Covert and Alex Brown of violating his civil rights and using excessive force. The lawsuit seeks $250,000. Covert said yesterday that he …

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Lawsuit Alleges Wildwood Police Violated Civil Rights
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Wildwood resident Steven Elliot filed a lawsuit against a St. Louis County Police-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officer, indicating his civil rights were violated. Due to Wildwood's contract with the St. Louis County Police Department for police services …

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FBI investigating whether Millvale police violated civil rights in Taser incident
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Kochamba said the investigation will focus on whether police committed civil rights violations on Sept. 21, when they shocked Thomas Jason Smith, 27, of Millvale. She said an initial assessment of the incident has found enough evidence to warrant the …

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Victim Of Alleged Mardi Gras Police Brutality Speaks. Organizers, Cops Address …
www.queerty.com

Elsewhere, New South Wales Police Minister Mike Gallacher met with organizers of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) and Sydney MP Alex Greenwich to discuss Jackson's case and several other reports of excessive force—including an …

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Chattanooga group seeks ways to end police brutality
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Ash-Lee Henderson speaks at a meeting by the Concerned Citizens for Justice Saturday at the Eastdale United Methodist Church. The meeting was held to discuss community relationships with police in the wake of the videotaped beating of Adam Tatum by …

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