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We helped our two clients, the children of Humberto (“Beto”) Martinez, settle their claims for their father’s wrongful chokehold death for $7.3 million plus police reforms.  This local case involved Pittsburg police officers’ use of a carotid hold and choke hold, and other highly injurious force, on video, while Beto…

Today, in response to community uprising over Minneapolis police officers’ murder of George Floyd by restraint asphyxia, Donald Trump tweeted “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.”  Mr. Trump is promoting the use of deadly force in response to property crimes, which is blatantly unconstitutional.  The United States Constitution prohibits…

This was George Floyd’s plea last night to Minneapolis Police Officers as they held him face down, with one knee on his torso and one knee on his neck.  News reports show the officers held Mr. Floyd down for over eight minutes, keeping an officer’s knee pressing on his torso…

“That’s the kind of aggressive-ass policing I’m talking about!”  That’s what one Vacaville officer said on camera, when he didn’t realize his camera was on, after his sergeant had shot and killed a mentally ill man whose car they had just chased and forced to crash.  We handled that case…