Lots of news

There are quite a few CPD pattern and practice-type stories in the news today:

1. Verdict for ousted investigator:

Davis had alleged in a lawsuit that he was fired because he refused to change his findings in controversial police cases. After eight days of testimony and at least 19 witnesses, the jury awarded him $800,000 in back pay, and $2 million for emotional distress.

2. The city is refusing to turn over records regarding the shooting death of a juvenile:

Cook County Circuit Court judge has blasted a decision by attorneys for the city of Chicago in their refusal to release records detailing how Chicago police officers shot and killed a 16-year-old.

3. The trial of an officer for another shooting continues.

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erdale13

Writer. Formerly civil rights attorney. Currently professor. Working on new book about mental disability and criminal law in the 20th century.

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