A jury awarded Caron Nazario less than $4,000 of the $1 million he sued for after Virginia cops assaulted the Black Army officer on video in 2020. "It is open season on citizens in Virginia," his lawyer said.
Charleena Lyles, a pregnant Black woman suffering from mental crisis, was killed by two white Seattle police officers in 2017. A jury justified the killing.
What may have seemed like an open-and-shut case has been anything but that as Kyle Rittenhouse's jurors have taken more than 24 hours to deliberate. Legal experts explain how lengthy jury deliberations bode for defendants.
Lawyers on both sides are weighing whether a $27 million civil settlement announced last week between Floyd's family and the city of Minneapolis, will derail their intended outcome of the trial.
Critics argue that the prosecution held racial bias.
Goodson's fellow officers involved say that he is to blame for not ensuring Freddie Gray's safety in the back of the police van.
Closing statements were heard Monday, leading the jury into deliberations to determine the fate of William Porter, one of six Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu Stevens may have abused his power last week when he stopped a drug trial and dismissed an entire jury panel because it had too few Blacks.
The discovery of racially coded notes taken by prosecutors during jury selection is forcing the Supreme Court to take a second look at this murder trial, The Washington Post reports.
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