Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Eric Garner

Court refuses reinstatement for ex-NYPD cop who killed Eric Garner

“Today we provide the people of New York City an important tool for accountability when law enforcement violates their rights.”

No charges filed against NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner on...

Justice Department officials announced Tuesday that no federal charges would be filed against suspended NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for directly causing the death of Eric Garner in 2014. Despite the fact that Officer Pantaleo was recorded...

Four years after Eric Garner’s killing in police chokehold, his family...

Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who applied the fatal chokehold, continues to work for the New York Police Department on paid desk duty and has received multiple raises since Garner’s death.

Erica Garner: Rest in peace … and justice

Erica, who died after suffering a massive heart attack, worked tirelessly for justice for her father, Eric Garner.

Justice Department to Charge Cop in Death of Eric Garner

The plan to charge Pantaleo has been approved by Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

The Best Way To Honor Tamir Rice is by Reforming Our...

How many times will our justice system refuse to charge police with killing unarmed black people?

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.