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.
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.
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.
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.”
Three Pittsburgh police officers who were accused of beating up a CAPA High School senior in Homewood last year will return to work.
The federal investigation into the Jordan Miles case is over. According to a press release from U.S. Attorney David Hickton, no federal charges will be filed.