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$400K Settlement in S.F. Police Shooting Case

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a $400,000 settlement over the 2015 police shooting death of Mario Woods, an event that prompted years of litigation and a federal review of the city’s police department, reports Courthouse News…

Is There a Right of Self-Defense Against Police?

On March 18, 2018, in Sacramento, Stephon Clark was shot and killed by police officers who thought he was holding a gun and aiming it at them. At least, that’s what the police officers say they saw. One also thought he saw a muzzle flash…