A judge on Thursday said the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board cannot access the grand jury minutes in the case against a police officer who held Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold.
Earlier this week, Garner’s family reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over the death.
Major rallies were held Friday to mark the one year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death.
“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”
A senior prank at a Long Island high school went horribly wrong, and a high school student ended up getting barred from the graduation and prom.
The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.
The New York Civil Liberties Union was set to go to court Thursday, as the group demanded the release of the grand jury transcript from the Eric Garner case.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he would veto a proposed New York City Council bill that would make chokeholds illegal.
The judge weighing whether to make the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings public has pulled himself off the case.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.
An icy wind is blowing from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association to City Hall, in the form of a letter directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
More protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
The daughter of Eric Garner led a protest Thursday at the very site where her father died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police this past summer.
Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.
A man has been arrested and charged with attacking two NYPD officers during the protests over the Eric Garner grand jury decision last week.