A mother struggles to obtain the police records of her daughter’s assault

Her lawsuit against the city explaining how she’s tried several times to get a copy of the police report regarding her daughter’s sexual assault. “They’ve asked in person; they’ve asked in email. They were asked to provide guardianship papers, because they are the legal guardian of their adult daughter. They provided that information and yet still they were not able …

Restoring the Citizenship of Black Creek tribal members

In 1979, a new tribal constitution made it more difficult to prove Creek ancestry. Black Creeks in particular found it almost impossible to claim the identity their ancestors and as a result, thousands lost their Creek citizenship. In August 2018, Solomon-Simmons – the lead attorney representing six named plaintiffs, including his grandmother – filed a lawsuit against the Muscogee Creek …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons and Family of man who died after police tased him multiple times call for charges against officers

By Kendrick Marshall Tulsa World Oct 4, 2018 The family of a man who died days after an encounter with Tulsa police officers in August has requested that the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office investigate the officers’ actions with the intention of pursing criminal charges. On Thursday, Damario Solomon-Simmons, an attorney retained by the family of Joshua Harvey, publicly demanded that …

Attorney Solomon-Simmons Hails Guilty Verdicts, Seeks Civil Justice for Family of Maurice Pendelton, Jr.

Jurors on Thursday night convicted three inmates and acquitted one in the death of a fellow inmate. All four had been accused of beating and stomping Maurice “Little Smoke” Pendleton on July 18, 2017, inside the Oklahoma County jail. Prosecutors alleged the attack was gang-related. After more than three hours of deliberating, jurors found the three inmates guilty of second-degree …