Many of you may remember the shooting of 50-year-old Walter Scott, in Charleston, SC. If not, he was an unarmed black male who was fatally shot during a traffic stop, by Michael Slager. In a graphic video that later went viral, you could see Mr. Walter hurrying away while Slager fired a slew of shots […]
Mainly White-dominated juries have decided police-involved shootings since August 2014. Whites tend to give law enforcement the benefit of any doubt.
The federal judge presiding over the Michael Slager trial ordered the jury to keep working after jurors said they could not come to a consensus.
Michael Slager testified in his own defense on Tuesday, getting grilled by prosecutors in the high-profile murder trial in the death of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who was shot five times.
The former North Charleston South Carolina police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.
Because Slager's trial date isn't until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.
Former North Charleston, South Carolina officer Michael Slager says the police association promised to pay his legal bills after he was arrested and charged in the shooting death of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man.
The family of Walter Scott, who was shot and killed by a cop in North Charleston, SC, reached the $6.5 million deal with the city.
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After being called the n-word, Coleman had every right to feel the way he did and to speak on it however he pleased.
We’re not sure if we can believe police reports these days, but according to a police report obtained by The Guardian, North Charleston police officer…
After Officer Michael T. Slager was charged with murder for the killing of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina earlier today, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump said he…