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Ahmaud Arbery demise: Attorneys for the three White males accused of killing a Black Georgia jogger provide a stunning protection

Ahmaud Arbery death: Attorneys for the three White men accused of killing a Black Georgia jogger offer a surprising defense

[This story first aired on October 10, 2020. It was updated on June 19, 2021.] The viral video of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery being chased and shot dead in Brunswick, Georgia, captured the attention of the nation. Now, as three White men — former law enforcement officer Gregory McMichael, his son Travis and neighbor William … Read more

DA Gascón Unveils Police Capturing Evaluation Panel That Contains Civil Rights Attorneys, Black Lives Matter Rep

DA Gascón Unveils Police Shooting Review Panel That Includes Civil Rights Attorneys, Black Lives Matter Rep

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, which is delivered on weekdays. LA District Attorney George Gascón announced on Wednesday that an outside panel would be set up to review the fatal police shootings, which his predecessors deemed lawful. In addition to civil rights lawyers and police practice experts, the group … Read more

Nassau District Lawyer Madeline Singas confirmed as NY decide, substitute Joyce Smith is 1st Black DA in county historical past

Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas confirmed as NY judge, replacement Joyce Smith is 1st Black DA in county history

MINEOLA, Long Island (WABC) – The New York State Senate on Tuesday confirmed Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas as associate judge on the appellate court, replacing her as the first black prosecutor in the district’s history. The affirmation filled an important position with a prosecutor and this fall sparked an election to elect a new … Read more

No costs in deadly police taking pictures of mentally ailing Black man, district lawyer says

Lawyer of woman who attacked Black musician's son calls client 'emotionally unwell'

No charges will be brought against two Walnut Creek, California police officers who fatally shot and killed a 23-year-old black man in June 2019. Contra Costa prosecutors announced Friday that there was not enough evidence to pursue the two officers who shot Miles Hall, whose family has claimed he was in the middle of a … Read more

Black & Highly effective: Illinois Lawyer Basic Kwame Raoul

Black & Powerful: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul

CHICAGO (WLS) – “Black & Powerful” is a long-form streaming series created by ABC 7 Chicago where we sit down with executives from government, entertainment, education, the arts and more to inspire people from all walks of life to achieve their goals. The fourth episode features ABC 7 Eyewitness News anchor / reporter Karen Jordan … Read more

Attorneys for Household of Dijon Kizzee, Black Man Fatally Shot by Deputies, to File $35 Million Declare Towards LA County – NBC Los Angeles

Attorneys for Family of Dijon Kizzee, Black Man Fatally Shot by Deputies, to File $35 Million Claim Against LA County – NBC Los Angeles

What to know Dijon Kizzee, 29, was shot dead on August 31 by two sheriff deputies in the unincorporated Westmont community, near south Los Angeles. It was stopped initially because it was driving on the wrong side of East 110th Street. The Sheriff’s Department alleges that Kizzee dropped a gun during the confrontation with MPs, … Read more

Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Joel Antwi and Kaileigh Callender Named to Nationwide Black Attorneys High 40 Below 40 Checklist

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BOSTON, February 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 law firm, is pleased to announce this Joel Antwi and Kaileigh Callender were included in the Top 40 Under 40 of the National Black Lawyers. The list recognizes black lawyers from each state who are rising stars in their respective … Read more

Trump Impeachment Lawyer Eliminated A Black Juror He Mentioned ‘Shucked And Jived’

Trump Impeachment Lawyer Removed A Black Juror He Said ‘Shucked And Jived’

HuffPost learned that one of the lawyers on former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment team had previously used racial stereotypes to kick black citizens off a jury, including claiming that one of them was “peeled and shoved” in court. Attorney Greg Harris is one of four South Carolina attorneys who form the “core” of Trump’s … Read more

White MTA Supervisor Bodily Assaulted Black Legal professional Throughout Arbitration – NBC New York

White MTA Supervisor Physically Assaulted Black Attorney During Arbitration – NBC New York

A black attorney who works for an affiliate of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has filed a lawsuit after a white supervisor allegedly assaulted her and the MTA allegedly did nothing about it. In a lawsuit filed this week in the southern borough of New York City, 50-year-old Kellie Walker and 60-year-old Victor Muallem, MTA Bridges … Read more

New York Legal professional Basic James Sues NYC Mayor, NYPD Over Black Lives Matter Response

New York Attorney General James Sues NYC Mayor, NYPD Over Black Lives Matter Response

New York attorney general Letitia James said the NYPD has had years to reform its officials but has taken no significant steps to do so. New York Attorney General Letitia James has taken the drastic step of suing New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio and the New York City Police Department on allegations that the city … Read more