Category Archives: Civil Rights

Jersey City Police Officers Caught Kicking a “Burning Man”

Recently, Jersey City police officers were caught on video in the act of kicking a man “lit on fire.” The man’s clothes were ignited after a shooting and police chase. Mayor Steve Fulop said that such behavior is “unacceptable.” The man in flames wasn’t a suspect of the police officers, so it’s unclear as to… More

Jersey City, NJ Settles Police Brutality Lawsuit Citing “Excessive Force”

If you have faced police brutality in New Jersey, you need an experienced police brutality and civil rights law firm. Law enforcement professionals are there to protect your rights but, all too often, these very people violate them. It seems that some cities and departments in New Jersey can’t police themselves. Unfortunately, the only way… More

Most Police Brutality Complaints Aren’t Investigated

According to The Huffington Post, most police brutality complaints aren’t investigated in New Jersey. Although records show more than hundreds of citizens filed complaints that alleged police brutality, civil rights violations, and bias by officers, Huff Post reports that just one percent of complaints were investigated by internal police units. What’s the takeaway? Don’t assume… More

Police Misconduct: Officers Who Withhold Evidence Can Be Sued for a Brady Violation

Failure to disclose evidence that could help a defendant (a Brady Violation) can alter the criminal case against you by possibly having the charges dismissed or having a conviction overturned. A Brady Violation also means that you probably have a Civil Rights Action against any police officers, prosecutors and anyone who withheld the exculpatory evidence… More

Disclosing Exculpatory Criminal Evidence in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

What is Exculpatory Evidence? Evidence in criminal cases falls into three categories Evidence that will help show a defendant is innocent of the charges against him Evidence that will help show a defendant is guilty of the charges against him Evidence that neither helps show innocence nor guilt The first type of criminal evidence, evidence… More

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