eric garner grand jury

To the average person looking at the simple facts of the case, there was enough evidence in each of these cases to proceed with a trial. And yet, here we are, shaking our heads, wondering how the pursuit of justice was thwarted yet again.
On Monday, the 41-year-old highlighted the country’s ongoing battle with racial inequality on Instagram. “This is BIGGER
Representing public advocate James, attorney Matthew Brinckerhoff argued in court Tuesday that there is a “perception of
Garner’s widow, Esaw Garner, said that she felt “like the same scenario that happened in Baltimore also happened with my
Matthew Brinckerhoff, the lawyer representing James, argued that the records were essential for lawmakers across the state
“Everybody's concerned—it's not a rapper thing, it's a people thing,” he continued during the interview. Check out more of
The Garner family is planning more vigils and protests this month. A Staten Island judge will hold a hearing Jan. 29 about
Donovan, a Republican, is running in a special congressional election to replace Rep. Michael Grimm, who resigned last month
Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.
Donovan announced Friday that he was running for the seat vacated by Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.). Grimm, who was re-elected
The information Donovan provided was as follows: Sixty exhibits were admitted into evidence to the grand jury, which met
Daniel Donovan, Jr., the district attorney who handled the Garner case and the respondent in all four petitions, is opposing
While media coverage has focused on the growing discontent over race/police relations in this country, the decisions also shed an important light on the prejudice inherent in this country's grand jury proceedings. I'm speaking from a procedural perspective.
Already, the evidence is pouring in that police body cameras are helpful for police and civilians. When police officers are accountable to a video camera monitoring them, it appears to make a big change in their behavior.
In fact, Bratton never showed up to the awards ceremony at all. Protester Josmar Trujillo suggested that the commissioner
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story cited a NPR report stating that Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was in attendance. NPR
Just as no person of good faith denies the extraordinary challenges and heroisms of being a police officer, no person willing to listen should ignore the times we shield our eyes, hurrying past a police officer demeaning and humiliating someone, usually poorer and too often a person of color.
The current concerns over police relations in America have been an ongoing social justice issue for decades. It is also a
The grand jury rulings in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have sparked outrage across the U.S. as protests have broken
“We've been shot and killed as dogs,” council member Andy King told reporters. “We will no longer tolerate it." Once inside