Veteran civil rights lawyer notes progress in police abuse cases


After decades of civil rights litigation attorney John barris converting his fame Northern California solo practice into a law partnership I Norman hall John burruss most noted civil rights case was winning a $3.8 million verdict for Rodney King the black motorist severely beaten in 1991 by four Los Angeles Police officers burr says there is a huge difference between king's case and that a George Floyd and Rodney King no one had none of the white community had any idea of what was going on in terms of the police in the black community Black community knew The other difference king's beating was captured on grainy camcorder video there is says cell phones now make his cases easier First question I have now is that video Burris also says there's now more accountability I Norman hall

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