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How To Avoid Jail and Being Killed During Police Encounters

Just last month while driving back to Oklahoma from Kansas City, Missouri with my wife. I was racially profiled, illegally detained, and humiliated with demeaning questions.  See, even as as a law abiding, tax paying lawyer, as a Black man nothing is more terrifying than having unwarranted police conduct.  In fact, I am still having nightmares and anxiety about the …

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WATCH: Criminal and Civil Liability for Eric Garner’s Shocking Choking Killing By NYC Police

In this interview with Dr. Boyce Watkins of Your Black World, Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons provides legal analysis of the shocking death of Eric Garner who was chocked to death in broad daylight by New York City Police officer.  Damario explained the following: “A non-violent person should not be choked to death for the suspicion of selling cigarettes. Sure Mr. Garner …

How to Demand Federal Justice for Black Victims of Excessive and/or Unjust Deadly Force

In wake of the decisions made the law two weeks to not indict officers for the unjust killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the National Bar Association is deeply concerned whether under the current legal standard a victim of excessive and/or deadly force by the hands of a police officer in America can receive fair and equal justice. Accordingly, the fight for justice continues and the National Bar …

Police Union: Eric Garner Not Choked, “Race-Baiting” Rev. Al Sharpton The Problem

CIVIC CENTER — The city’s police unions vehemently denied Tuesday that Eric Garner was put in a chokehold during an arrest before his death — following a firestorm of criticism of the department they say has been fanned by mayor Bill de Blasio’s rush to judgment in the incident. “It was not a chokehold,” Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch said Tuesday at a …