The family reached a settlement with Waller County for Sandra Bland's wrongful death, which includes an agreement on procedural changes.
U.S. District Judge David Hittner announced a Jan. 23, 2017 trial start date for the wrongful death suit filed by Bland's family.
Despite claims that Sandra Bland committed suicide in a Texas jail cell following a violent arrest after a traffic stop, a Waller County prosecutor said an investigation into her death is being handled “like a murder investigation,” according to ABC News. “This is being treated like a murder investigation,” Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis […]
Texas State Sen. Rodney Ellis, Sandra Bland family attorney Cannon Lambert, and Bland’s sister Sharon Cooper, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the latest developments in the investigation into the death in custody case of Bland. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Sen. Ellis, Attorney Cannon Lambert and two other state legislators have viewed the […]
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