Police Brutality. Legal news and articles for November 13 - 14, 2012

Woman drops lawsuit against Penn Hills police officersMeriden cop indicted on brutality chargeMeriden cop indicted on brutality chargeMeriden cop indicted on brutality chargeMeriden cop indicted on brutality chargeMeriden cop indicted on brutality chargeMeriden officer indicted on brutality, obstruction chargesAsheville police brutality lawsuit trial scheduledChicago PD 'code of silence' under attackFemale bartender brutally beaten by drunken off-duty Chicago cop awarded ...Jurors award $850000 to bar maid brutally beaten by Chicago copJury Awards $850K To Woman Beaten By Anthony AbbateLawyer slams police who tasered 14yo boyLawyers for Cope go before Supreme Court on TuesdayBedouins lament police brutality against kids

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Anaheim Police Lawyers Tell Federal Judge That Manuel Diaz Killing Was ...
OC Weekly (blog)November 15, 2012

Damages of $50 million are sought for a killing that helped spark a summer of angry, anti-police brutality protests in Anaheim. The plaintiffs allege that the Diaz killing is an example of excessive force. In response, lawyers for Anaheim, Chief John ...more »

RAW VIDEO: Alleged police brutality attack against student
WWAY NewsChannel 3November 20, 2012

They take you into custody to detain you...conduct their investigation...yours and their safety...and do not follow their instructions.... And the police are the ones with the problem? Please, call yo daddy, hire a lawyer, sue for money you didn't earn ...more »

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Woman drops lawsuit against Penn Hills police officers
Tribune-ReviewNovember 14, 2012

A woman on Wednesday dropped a federal police brutality lawsuit against three Penn Hills officers, a lawyer for the officers and municipality said. Noreda Young, 43, address unavailable, claimed that officers Dennis Wynn, Bernard Sestili and William ...more »

Meriden cop indicted on brutality charge
Westport-NewsNovember 14, 2012

It's not clear if Cossette has a lawyer for the criminal case. James Tallberg, who is representing him in three federal civil lawsuits accusing him of brutality, including Temich's, declined to comment. A message was also left for a Meriden police...more »

Meriden cop indicted on brutality charge
San Francisco ChronicleNovember 14, 2012

It's not clear if Cossette has a lawyer for the criminal case. James Tallberg, who is representing him in three federal civil lawsuits accusing him of brutality, including Temich's, declined to comment. A message was also left for a Meriden police...more »

Meriden cop indicted on brutality charge
WTNHNovember 14, 2012

It's not clear if Cossette has a lawyer for the criminal case. James Tallberg, who is representing him in three federal civil lawsuits accusing him of brutality, including Temich's, declined to comment. A message was also left for a Meriden police...more »

Meriden cop indicted on brutality charge
Boston.comNovember 14, 2012

(AP) — A federal grand jury indicted a Meriden police officer on Wednesday on charges of brutality and obstructing an investigation in connection with an alleged assault of a handcuffed prisoner in the police department lockup in 2010. The indictment ...more »

Meriden cop indicted on brutality charge
Albany Times UnionNovember 14, 2012

It's not clear if Cossette has a lawyer for the criminal case. James Tallberg, who is representing him in three federal civil lawsuits accusing him of brutality, including Temich's, declined to comment. A message was also left for a Meriden police...more »

Meriden officer indicted on brutality, obstruction charges
Meriden Record-JournalNovember 14, 2012

...misconduct within the department, including brutality and preferential treatment for the chief's son. Video news footage of the Temich incident in the holding cell caught the interest of New Haven State's Attorney Michael Dearington, who asked ...more »

Asheville police brutality lawsuit trial scheduled
Asheville Citizen-TimesNovember 14, 2012

ASHEVILLE — City officers accused in a federal lawsuit of police brutality will testify that the alleged victim made up the story, their attorney said in court Tuesday. “A fundamental issue will be the plaintiff's credibility,” lawyer Jason Benton ...more »

Chicago PD 'code of silence' under attack
Police NewsNovember 14, 2012

In this June 23, 2009 file photo Karolina Obrycka, right, with her attorney Terry Ekl, speaks outside the Cook County courthouse in Chicago, after Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate was sentenced to two years probation and anger management classes ...more »

Female bartender brutally beaten by drunken off-duty Chicago cop awarded ...
New York Daily NewsNovember 14, 2012

The attorney for bartender Karolina Obrycka - whom the jury also awarded $850,000 in damages - described the verdict as a landmark, precedent-setting decision that proved the code of silence existed "at every level of the Chicago Police Department." ...more »

Jurors award $850000 to bar maid brutally beaten by Chicago cop
WLSNovember 14, 2012

During closing arguments last week, Obrycka's attorney Pat Provencale called Abbate “the monster that the City of Chicago created,” urging jurors to deliver a rebuke against police brutality by awarding damages to Obrycka. But lawyers for the city ...more »

Jury Awards $850K To Woman Beaten By Anthony Abbate
CBS2 ChicagoNovember 14, 2012

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) – A federal jury has ruled against the city of Chicago and a former Chicago police officer, in a civil trial alleging a code of silence in the Chicago Police Department led to the brutal beating of a female bartender five years ago ...more »

Lawyer slams police who tasered 14yo boy
Yahoo!7 NewsNovember 13, 2012

Solicitor Kevin Henshaw from the Kempsey Aboriginal Legal Service says the Tasercam footage shows one of the worst cases of police brutality he has seen in his long career. "Watching the tape, watching the child crying and screams, and the fact that ...more »

Lawyers for Cope go before Supreme Court on Tuesday
WSOC CharlotteNovember 13, 2012

However, Cope wasn't the only man sent to prison for the brutal crime. A neighbor , and convicted felon, James Sanders is also serving life in prison for Amanda's death. ...Police said that there were no signs of a break in at Cope's house that night ...more »

Bedouins lament police brutality against kids
YnetnewsNovember 13, 2012

"The police must investigate the conduct of the officers, who unjustifiably hit and injured helpless minors," said attorney Ester Bar-Zion, who represents one of the teens who were detained. "Even after the minors were arrested, their rights were ...more »

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