Tag Archives: JUSTICE SYSTEM

Tennessee Jailers Threatened, Retaliated Against Inmates Who Exposed Scabies Outbreak, Lawsuit Says

Female inmates in Nashville, Tennessee had their phone privileges revoked, were threatened with solitary confinement and suffered unnecessarily without proper medical treatment during a scabies outbreak, a federal lawsuit alleges. The outbreak occurred at Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility, which is ran by CoreCivic, a company that owns and manages private prisons and detention centers across the country. “Inmates attempted to inform ...

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Immunity For Cop Who Raided Wrong Home, Shot Man’s Dog As It Ran Away

A Florida police officer responsible for killing a man’s dog after he entered the wrong apartment in a botched raid committed no rights violations and is entitled to immunity, a federal court has ruled. According to a federal lawsuit, Officer Michael McBride was one of six Hollywood police officers and two Broward Sheriff’s deputies that were following up on a tip in ...

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Only Two Percent Of Surveillance Requests Denied By Secret Spy Court

Proving that the U.S. Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court is nothing more than a rubber stamp for the government’s spying apparatus, a report has revealed the secretive court denied only about two percent of surveillance requests last year. According to the annual report, it received 1,752 applications for surveillance in 2016, partially denying only 26 of the requests and only denying nine of ...

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Man Found Guilty Of Jury Tampering For Handing Out Jury Nullification Fliers

A Michigan man is facing one year behind bars for handing out jury nullification flyers that inform individuals about their rights as jurors. Keith Wood, 41, was charged with felony obstruction of justice and misdemeanor jury tampering after handing out approximately 50 filers from the Fully Informed Jury Association in front of the Mecosta County courthouse on November 24, 2015. Facing ...

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Supreme Court Overturns $4.1M Ruling For Couple Shot In Warrantless Raid

A California couple cannot sue the police officers that busted down their door without a warrant and shot them to pieces, the Supreme Court has ruled. The decision, handed down on Tuesday, overturned a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that allowed Angel and Jennifer Mendez to recover damages in the amount of $4.1 million from the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. The ...

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Video: Woman Gets Out Of DWI Charge After Calling Prosecutor Father

Video has surfaced showing an arrest in which a New York woman called her prosecutor father before having a DWI charge downgraded to a lesser crime. Rachel Winter, 21, was pulled over on the night of Nov. 24 in Lockport by Niagara County sheriff’s deputy Timothy Caughel. Body-cam video showed that Winter admitted to the officer that she drank “a few beers” at ...

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Only Probation For Cop Who Had Middle School Student Give Him Blowjob

In yet another example of the double standard that exists between cops and the rest of the population, a Houston Independent School District police officer has received just five years of probation despite having a middle school student give him a blowjob. In January, officer Jacob Ryan Delgadillo, 30, was charged with two felony counts of indecency with a 14-year-old sixth grader after another ...

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Six Witnesses Testify Terence Crutcher Posed No Threat When Killed By Cop

Six witnesses testified in court on Wednesday that an unarmed pastor posed no threat to a Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot him on video. Dash-cam and helicopter footage emerged in September showing 40-year-old Terence Crutcher being killed with his hands raised by officer Betty Jo Shelby. According to police, Crutcher had approached officers after his car broke down, and refused commands to raise ...

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Cop Accused Of Raping, Urinating On Woman Sentenced To Only Six Years Probation

A former Arkansas cop has been sentenced to only six years of probation after being accused by a woman of groping, raping and urinating on her while on duty. According to the woman, Johnson County sheriff’s deputy Robert Retford, 55, arrived at her home with another officer in September after her neighbor called police over a domestic disturbance she had with her boyfriend. The woman ...

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$2.75M Settlement After Cop Molests 14-Year-Old Explorer Program Member

Taxpayers in Irwindale, California are on the hook for $2.75 million after a lawsuit brought forth by a young woman molested by a police officer was settled on Thursday. Officer Daniel R. Camerano was initially charged with six felony counts for his sexual abuse of underage females following allegations he began a relationship with a then-14-year-old girl in May 2009 that lasted until December ...

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Camera Malfunctions As Cop Breaks 83-Year-Old Man’s Nose And Arm

An 83-year-old man is headed to court for a resisting and obstructing felony charge received during an incident involving Michigan state police that was not recorded due to a malfunctioning dashboard camera that curiously didn’t capture any of his assault. Owner and operator of Warner Township’s only bar for 51 years, Larry Sevenski said he was informed on St. Patrick’s Day by ...

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