Police Brutality. Legal news and articles for September 27 - 28, 2013

Ai Weiwei: My captors knew nothing about artTwo Canadians detained in Egypt say they saw dozens die before their arrestDamian Leeding's killer, Phillip Graham Abell, was implicated in murder of ...Phillip Graeme Abell, convicted of killing police officer Damian Leeding ...VA's opiate overload feeds veterans' addictions, overdose deathsLINCOLN PARK: Trial set for man who accused police of brutalityPCA strongly opposed by 3 lawyer's associationsMen indicted in Haverhill beatingBreaking Bad Q&AMayor Hancock praises ruling upholding firing of two police officers in Denver ...The ACLU's Legal Challenge to Treating Domestic Violence as a Nuisance ...Student Expelled After Allegedly Trying To Grab 'Hit List' Out Of Teacher's HandGiants, Dodgers shocked over stabbing death of fanNew Trial For Mom Who Fired Warning Shots [READ NAACP STATEMENT]Giants, Dodgers shocked over stabbing death of fan

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verdict gives juvenile a chance, activists say
gulfnews.comSeptember 1, 2013

New Delhi: The decision of the Juvenile Justice Board to send the minor accused in the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape here to a special home for three years has been welcomed by lawyers and activists, saying it will give him a chance to reform. “This is not ...more »

Malaysia 2013 Universal Periodic Review Submission
Human Rights WatchSeptember 3, 2013

Amendments to theEvidence Actin August 2012 mark the government's first overt attempt to censor the Internet. They tighten restraints by classifying computer owners and operators of computer networks as publishers, responsible for whatever is displayed ...more »

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Ai Weiwei: My captors knew nothing about art
SalonSeptember 28, 2013

The police, they like phones. They play phone games and they're a little bit loose, you realize later, because when you have soldiers, even at midnight they are still like this: stiff like brooms. They cannot doze but they are so sleepy because their ...more »

Two Canadians detained in Egypt say they saw dozens die before their arrest
Ottawa CitizenSeptember 28, 2013

15 and witnessed dozens of protesters being brutally killed. Their nightmare started when they stopped for ... She said the statement was dictated by the men to their lawyers and is being released in response to a Toronto Star report quoting an Egypt ...more »

Damian Leeding's killer, Phillip Graham Abell, was implicated in murder of ...
NEWS.com.auSeptember 28, 2013

The Sunday Mail can reveal Phillip Graham Abell, the violent career criminal found guilty this week of shooting dead Senior-Constable Leeding in a botched tavern hold-up , was also implicated in the brutal murder of a young inmate who was stabbed more ...more »

Phillip Graeme Abell, convicted of killing police officer Damian Leeding ...
Herald SunSeptember 28, 2013

The Sunday Mail can reveal Phillip Graham Abell, the violent career criminal found guilty this week of shooting dead Senior-Constable Leeding in a botched tavern holdup, was also implicated in the brutal murder of a young inmate who was stabbed more ...more »

VA's opiate overload feeds veterans' addictions, overdose deaths
Center For Investigative ReportingSeptember 28, 2013

His orders: detox from a brutal addiction to painkillers. He had only the clothes on his back, his watch, an MP3 player and a two-page pain contract the Army made him sign, a promise to get clean. But instead of keeping Waggoner away from his vice ...more »

LINCOLN PARK: Trial set for man who accused police of brutality
Southgate News HeraldSeptember 28, 2013

LINCOLN PARK — A 23-year-old resident who claimed police brutality will go on trial Jan. 16 in 25th District Court on charges of ... “The video says it all,” said Gabi Silver, Herrick's attorney, after his court appearance. “He was trying to leave the ...more »

PCA strongly opposed by 3 lawyer's associations
Free Malaysia TodaySeptember 28, 2013

... said the three law associations. Instead of tabling the amendments, they have proposed the formation of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) to redress standards of policing and restore public confidence in the police.more »

Men indicted in Haverhill beating
Eagle-TribuneSeptember 28, 2013

HAVERHILL — A grand jury has indicted the men charged in a brutal beating that left the victim needing three brain surgeries. The indictment sends their case ...Police said the unprovoked beating happened about 2 p.m. on Aug. 30 on Winter Street ...more »

Breaking Bad Q&A
E! OnlineSeptember 27, 2013

Rosemary: My father-in-law has watched from the beginning and practically every time I see him, he tells me it's the best show on TV today, possibly ever. I finally started watching, and guess what? He was right! Jenna: Just from ... In "Cancer Man ...more »

Mayor Hancock praises ruling upholding firing of two police officers in Denver ...
The Denver ChannelSeptember 27, 2013

"I am proud of our city attorneys and those in the Manager of Safety's Office who persisted in their pursuit of justice in this case." ... The officers' actions were captured on surveillance camera video, fueling public outrage about police misconduct...more »

The ACLU's Legal Challenge to Treating Domestic Violence as a Nuisance ...
Slate MagazineSeptember 27, 2013

The idea animating this and hundreds of similar laws in big cities and “blighted” suburbs is that landlords should be deputized to help weed out drug dealers and other violent and dangerous renters to create crime-free neighborhoods. ... for Inner-City ...more »

Student Expelled After Allegedly Trying To Grab 'Hit List' Out Of Teacher's Hand
Huffington PostSeptember 27, 2013

This is known as a zero tolerance law. ... In one of the most notorious cases of police brutality, a bystander recorded four Los Angeles Police Department officers beating Rodney King with their batons in 1991 after they pulled him over for driving ...more »

Giants, Dodgers shocked over stabbing death of fan
9NEWS.comSeptember 27, 2013

San Francisco Police Department Chief Greg Suhr identified the man as 24-year-old Jonathan Denver, who the Dodgers later confirmed is the son of one of their security guards. Sgt. Danielle Newman said Michael Montgomery, 21, of Lodi, Calif., was ...more »

New Trial For Mom Who Fired Warning Shots [READ NAACP STATEMENT]
WCTVSeptember 27, 2013

The judge rejected a defense under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law. / WETV. NAACP Statement on ... She told police it was to escape a brutal beating by her husband, against whom she had already taken out a protective order. CBS Affiliate WETV reports ...more »

Giants, Dodgers shocked over stabbing death of fan
Tucson CitizenSeptember 27, 2013

San Francisco Police Department Chief Greg Suhr identified the man as 24-year-old Jonathan Denver, who the Dodgers later confirmed is the son of one of their security guards. Sgt. Danielle Newman said Michael Montgomery, 21, of Lodi, Calif., was ...more »

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