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  • Judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s fatal arrest to begin Monday

    10/25/2021 2:03:56 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/24/2021 | Priscilla DeGregory and Craig McCarthy
    A judicial inquiry is set to begin Monday over allegations by Eric Garner’s family that city officials, including by Mayor Bill de Blasio and former police commissioners, neglected their duties by failing to fully investigate Garner’s fatal 2014 arrest. Garner’s mom Gwen Carr, his sister and other activists filed suit in August 2019 to force the unusual legal procedure citing an obscure part of the City Charter — Section 1109 — that allows a judge to order city officials to answer questions under oath when five citizen-taxpayers bring claims of official misconduct. But unlike a traditional trial, there will be...
  • Former NYC Cop: De Blasio Should "Resign In Shame"

    12/23/2014 3:42:01 AM PST · by Biggirl · 14 replies ^ | December 23, 2014 | Ian Hachett
    Fmr. NYPD Officer and Republican Congressional candidate Dan Bongino argued that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) should “resign in disgrace” on Monday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel.
  • N.Y. action dooms seller of 'loosies'

    12/05/2014 7:21:33 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 73 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 12-4-2014 | John Kass
    Did New York kill black market cigarette dealer Eric Garner over lost cigarette tax revenue? Yes. His was a senseless killing, of course. Garner shouldn't have died. He shouldn't have resisted arrest. And he shouldn't have been choked by New York police, who inhumanely ignored his pleas for help and used a procedure that violated department rules. But it seems to me that Garner's death is being absorbed by the usual litany of race and politics, diluted and obscured, so we have difficulty seeing another explanation for what happened here. Garner died because he dared interfere with government reach and...