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Black Community Needs More Lawyers To Systematically Fight Injustice, Ensure Equality

Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses the extreme importance of Black attorneys to work on the behalf of Black, Brown, and poor people who are struggling to obtain the elusive but necessary equality and opportunity for all citizens regardless if they are Plaintiff’s attorneys, Defense attorneys, or corporate attorneys. Damario explains that is it is lawyers and the law that serve on …

National Black Attorneys Group Files Lawsuit Against Darren Wilson For Killing Michael Brown

THE NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION FILES LAWSUIT CALLING FOR THE PERMANENT REVOCATION OF DARREN WILSON’S PEACE OFFICER’S LICENSE     WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, November 24, 2014 the National Bar Association filed a lawsuit with the Missouri Department of Public Safety demanding the permanent revocation of Darren Wilson’s peace officer license. The lawsuit seeks permanent removal of Wilson’s license on the grounds that he …

Autopsy Proves Unarmed Black Utah Man Shot 5 Times in Back By Police

Source: ThinkProgress.Com Last month, 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot and killed by officers in Saratoga Springs, Utah, while carrying a toy sword. Police claimed Hunt lunged at them, but a new state autopsy released by Hunt’s lawyer finds that Hunt was shot 5 times in the back, and a sixth time on his left hip towards the back. The autopsy …

Federal Judge Rules Police Violated Constitutional Rights of Ferguson Protesters

Source:  Ryan J. Reilly /Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Police overseeing security at protests in Ferguson, Missouri, in August violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators and journalists by forcing them to stay in constant motion and not stop walking, a federal judge ruled on Monday. Chief U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry held that the “practice of requiring peaceful demonstrators and others …