Grand Jury Fails to Indict Officer in Eric Garner Case

December 3, 2014

Wave of Protests After Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict Officer in Eric Garner Chokehold Case – Deliberating for less than 24 hours, a Staten Island grand jury chose not to indict 29 year old Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the ruled homicide of 43 year old Eric Garner.  Officer Pantaleo engaged in aggressive policing, using physical tactics long banned by the NYPD. The decision to not send Pantaleo to trial ignited mass protest across New York, Washington, and other cities, while insistence from elected officials moved the Justice Department to open a civil rights inquiry at the federal level. BLH Partner Jonathan C. Moore represents Eric Garner’s family, and was “astounded by the outcome of the grand jury process.”

 

Read more: 

 

New York Times

Please reload

Featured Posts

BLH and the Stop-and-Frisk Litigation Team Requests a Moratorium on NYPD Social-Distancing Enforcement

May 26, 2020

Today, the attorneys behind two of the three landmark class action lawsuits  that challenged the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk and trespass enforcement practi...

1/5
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

99 Park Avenue, PH/26th Floor | New York, NY 10016  |  P: 212.490.0400 |  F: 212.277.5880 

© 2020 Beldock Levine & Hoffman LLP

Disclaimer. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.