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Modesto Shooting
Paul Chavez Jr

  What: Press conference announcing the filing of a federal lawsuit on behalf of Paul Chavez Jr., shot to death by an unknown police officer …

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Eloy Gonzalez Jr.
Eloy Gonzalez Jr.

  Where: 800 Business Park Drive, Modesto, CA 95357 Who: Attorneys John Burris and Ben Nisenbaum, and the family of Eloy Gonzalez, Jr. When: 1:00 …

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Adrian Burrell
Justice for Adrian Burrell

Adrian Burrell was  detained and injured by Vallejo police officer David McLaughlin on January 22nd 2019. On January 22, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Claimant …

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Laudeme Arboleda
Justice For Laudemer Arboleda

On November 3, 2018 at approximately 11:00 am, an unknown person called the Danville Police Department to report a man acting ‘suspiciously’ near Cottage Lane …

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Elena Mondragon V. City of Fremont
Elena Mondragon V. City of Fremont

Elena Mondragon was gunned down by two, undercover Fremont Police Officers on March 14, 2017. What: John Burris Press Conference Who: Law Offices of John …

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Charles Fair
An excerpt from Blue vs. Black: Let’s End the Conflict Between Cops and Minorities

It takes a lot to make a grown man cry. I’m talking about the kind of tears that are churned up in the face of …

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Racial Profiling Lawyer ‘Driving While Black’ – Illegal Search and Seizure

Four men standing on a street corner does not constitute probable cause to question them about illegal activity. Two young girls driving in a car …

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Case Results

Reginald Oliver v. City of Oakland

Oakland Police keep fabricating evidence and lying about minorities to arrest and prosecute them for supposed “gang” crimes, in violation of a settlement that prohibits …

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Named plaintiff Reginald Oliver claims the Oakland PD continues violating the Constitution, in defiance of the settlement in Delphine Allen e al. v. City of Oakland, USDC No. C-00-4599 TEH, also known as "The Riders" litigation. Read Full Course
John Burris
Jane Smith v. City of Oakland

Racial profiling of Asian women by police officer resulting in a class action complaint for damages, declaratory and injunctive relief

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Finding evidence about defendant's post-conviction parole violation unfairly prejudicial "since the jury could have construed that parole violation as character evidence in violation of Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b)" Read Full Course
Rodney King
Rodney King v. City of Los Angeles

Rodney King has filed a petition for a writ of mandamus seeking to have Judge John G. Davies disqualified from presiding at the trial of …

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Rodney King waited too long to file a malpractice suit against the first of 27 lawyers who represented him in connection with the infamous beating he suffered from Los Angeles police in 1991, this district’s Court of Appeal ruled yesterday. The ruling by Div. Two affirmed Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ann Kough’s grant of summary judgment to Steven Lerman. King earlier this year dismissed his appeal of Kough’s ruling in favor of two other lawyers sued in the case, Federico Sayre and John Burris. Read Full Course
FEATURED News & Updates

Civil rights lawyer John Burris confronts police narratives

Written by Janie Har, AP researcher Rhonda Shafner also contributed to this report. To read on AP News click here OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Before …

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