The civil trial for three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of beating a former CAPA student in 2010 got underway Tuesday afternoon.
Jury selection is set to get underway Monday afternoon in the civil trial against three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of beating a former CAPA student in 2010.
Jury selection begins Monday in the federal lawsuit filed by Jordan Miles against three Pittsburgh police officers.
The judge who will hear the federal lawsuit filed by Jordan Miles against three Pittsburgh Police officers made some rulings about what the jury will be told. Some of the judge’s decisions favored the plaintiff and others favored the defendant officers.
The National NAACP president criticized Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala for not prosecuting the three police officers accused of beating up Jordan Miles.
District Attorney Stephen Zappala announced that he will not bring charges against three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of beating Jordan Miles.
Pittsburgh City Council approved a settlement for a Pittsburgh teenager who claims he was beaten by three police officers in 2010.
A total of $75,000 is what is now on the table to absolve only the City of Pittsburgh from a civil lawsuit filed by Jordan Miles.
A coalition of groups came together in support of Jordan Miles. He is the Homewood teenager and former CAPA student who said he was beaten up by three plainclothes Pittsburgh police officers two years ago.
The Occupy Pittsburgh movement is taking up a different cause today.
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. is running unopposed in Tuesday’s election, but that doesn’t mean he won’t still face a political challenge in the ballot booth.
Local state and national leaders from the NAACP and other community groups are asking Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala to bring charges against the three Pittsburgh police officers accused of beating Jordan Miles.
Pittsburgh City Councilman Reverend Ricky Burgess joined Robert Mangino tonight to discuss the Black Political Empowerment Project’s demands for a police reform.
The Black Political Empowerment Project and several other civil liberties groups appeared before Pittsburgh City Council to demand police reform legislation Wednesday.
The City of Pittsburgh has offered a settlement to Jordan Miles. “This case is about more than money,” says Miles family attorney J. Kerrington Lewis. “This case is about the policies in place that we believe have to be changed.”