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Racism Allegations Could Prompt New Trial In Jordan Miles Case

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A young black man is appealing a federal verdict that said that three white Pittsburgh police officers wrongly arrested him in 2010 but did not use excessive force, and also wants authorities to reopen their investigation, citing alleged racial bias by police. 503 more words

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The Root: Pittsburgh’s Police Chief—the #EndWhiteSilence Twitpic Cop—Isn’t What He’s Cracked Up to Be

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay was praised across the nation when he was photographed on New Year’s Eve holding a sign that said, “I resolve to challenge racism @ work #EndWhiteSilence.” It provided stark contrast to the incompetence of cops in Ferguson, Mo., the belligerence of police unions in New York and the hostility that many departments were showing in the wake of nationwide #BlackLivesMatter protests against police brutality. 1,352 more words

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Ex-Student, Pittsburgh Police Spar Over Legal Fees

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lawyers for the city and a black former performing arts student who successfully sued three officers for wrongful arrest are sparring over legal expenses. 333 more words

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All White Jury Awards 22-Year-Old Jordan Miles $119,000 In Damages for White Officers Who Falsely Arrested him

Three white officers accused in a federal civil rights lawsuit of beating a black art student falsely arrested him but didn’t use excessive force, a jury found Monday, awarding him $119,000 in damages. 508 more words

Reparations for Jordan Miles, Yet the Nightmare Cannot Be Erased

Imagine this… It is 2010 and an 18 year old black male is walking to his grandmother’s home to spend the night. This young man is an honors student who plays the viola and he has no criminal record. 335 more words

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Jury in Jordan Miles case: White officers falsely arrested black teen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three white officers accused in a federal civil rights lawsuit of beating a black art student falsely arrested him but didn’t use excessive force, a jury found Monday, awarding him $119,000 in damages. 433 more words

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Jury: White officers falsely arrested Jordan Miles, damages awarded

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Three White officers accused in a federal civil rights lawsuit of beating a Black art student falsely arrested him but didn’t use excessive force, a jury found Monday, awarding him $119,000 in damages. 420 more words

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