The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice

20 Juin, 2017, 18:05 | Author: Claudine Rigal
  • The Philando Castile Verdict Was a Miscarriage of Justice

Demonstrators hold signs as they as they block traffic on Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn., after leaving a vigil at the state Capitol on Friday, June 16, 2017.

According to CNN, 18 protesters were arrested for demonstrating on a highway and failing to disperse when ordered.

Both were in the vehicle when the officer shot Castile during a traffic stop on July 6 of past year.

Mr Castile had reportedly been reaching for his wallet but the officer testified that Mr Castile was ignoring his commands not to pull out the gun and he feared for his life.

An estimated 2,000 people were on the streets of St. Paul, Minnesota on June 17, shedding tears in peaceful protest of the Castile trial.

Yanez pulled Castile over in July because he reportedly matched the description of a burglar suspect. "Are you kidding me right now?"

"I can feel her pain", Holmes said on Sunday to a few hundred people gathered at 53rd Street and King Drive in Washington Park for a rally to protest the verdict in Castile's case.

"I don't doubt that Officer Yanez is a decent person, but he made a awful mistake from our perspective, and that's what this case was about".

Yanez, who is Latino, testified he stopped Castile in a suburb of St. Paul, Falcon Heights, because he thought Castile resembled someone who robbed a nearby store several days earlier.

Questioned by his defense attorney during the trial, Yanez said: "I was scared to death".

Le lien avec le film original dévoilé — Jumanji
Tous incarneront des adolescents coincés dans les corps des personnages d'un jeu vidéo au doux nom de Jumanji . L'action se déroule principalement à l'intérieur du jeu, dans la jungle, c'est la partie la plus cool du film.


The WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Raised to "Overweight" at Barclays PLC
Blackrock Limited Liability Corporation owns 9,468 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. (HI)'s stock declined 0.14%. Also, insider Dominic Redfern purchased 230 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 13th.


Le Corrigé écrit et vidéo du Bac L — Bac de Littérature
Introduction : présenter le personnage de Tirésias dans le récit et son rôle commun dans les deux œuvres. Au programme: la pièce Œdipe Roi de Sophocle et son adaptation cinématographique par Pasolini.


The evidence included squad auto video, but its wide view didn't capture exactly what happened inside the vehicle. Castile's family claimed he was profiled because of his race, and the shooting renewed concerns about how police officers interact with minorities.

The shooting death of Castile, 32, triggered local protests and fuelled debate across the U.S. over the appropriate use of force by law enforcement against minorities.

"It was what I was expecting", she said.

ABC News has the story of the acquittal of the police officer who was accused of second-degree manslaughter.

Castile's mother, who attended court that day with her family, stood outside the courthouse and said to the assembled crowd, "My son loved this city, and this city killed my son".

"People have died for us to have these rights and now we're devolving", she said.

Anyone could see the aftermath, and millions did: When Philando Castile was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer during what started as a traffic stop on July 6, 2016, his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, whipped out her phone to live stream what came next.

Protesters marched on Interstate 94, blocking traffic in both directions. "God help America", Reynolds said in a statement Friday. Yanez was innocent. He was just doing his job'.

"Because if the government can take your life and no one is held responsible, you are a second-class citizen, if not fully dehumanized in the eyes of the law", she said.

But according to one of the jurors who found Yanez not guilty on Friday, even the jury's black members said Yanez was legally justified in his decision to use lethal force against Castile.

Conseillé:

  • 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

    Onlookers then tried to physically retaliate against the man, but an imam on the scene protected the suspect until police arrived. Police said eight people had been taken to three separate hospitals and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.
    Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer

    Trump not under investigation, says his lawyer

    When you consider all of the money Trump is making by charging people to meet him at Mar-a-Lago, this is even more disturbing. Schiff said his panel is looking forward to getting a response from the White House on whether recordings exist.
    Michigan State's 2017 schedule ranked toughest in college football

    Michigan State's 2017 schedule ranked toughest in college football

    Meanwhile, Bleacher Report says MI has the hardest schedule in the nation in a list that doesn't even include MSU. The 2018 class for Michigan State now ranks ninth in the Big Ten Conference and 34th in the country .
  • Saudi Arabia's GACA cancels licences of Qatar Airways

    Saudi Arabia's GACA cancels licences of Qatar Airways

    The real reason, or at least the main reason, that the Saudis ostracized Qatar is Doha's relatively strong relations with Iran . The U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia are also Qatar's two biggest food suppliers, according to the World Bank.

    Wall Street opens lower as fall in oil weighs

    Oil majors Chevron and Exxon were down about 1 per cent, with the S&P energy sector's 1.3 per cent fall leading the decliners. Both the S&P 500 and Dow set records on Monday thanks to big gains from technology stocks.
    Brooks Responds To Shooter's Hit List

    Brooks Responds To Shooter's Hit List

    Hodgkinson, who had denounced President Trump on Facebook, often using profanity, was from Belleville, Ill., and was seen hanging around the ball field in the weeks leading up to the shooting.
  • Analyst's Indicator Review for Mattel, Inc

    Zacks Investment Research lowered Mattel from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Additionally Mattel, Inc. recently declared a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Friday the 15th of September 2017.
    FN. Accès refusé pour Jean-Marie Le Pen au siège du parti

    FN. Accès refusé pour Jean-Marie Le Pen au siège du parti

    Le Bureau politique se réunit ce mardi 20 juin au siège du parti à Nanterre, pour la première fois depuis le mois de novembre dernier.
    Amid public outcry, Florida city moves Confederate statute

    Amid public outcry, Florida city moves Confederate statute

    The statue will be re-erected in the city's historic Greenwood Cemetery in a section where Confederate veterans are buried. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer chose to relocate the statue after a blogger said the memorial was a symbol of racism.
  • It's a boy! Baby born mid-air between Saudi Arabia and India

    It's a boy! Baby born mid-air between Saudi Arabia and India

    The Philippine-based #Airline Company said it was the first time that a baby was born on its airplane. Every baby born on board a flight did not receive a payday.
    EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly

    EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly

    Britain is preparing to make what it calls a very generous offer to the 3 million people living in the U.K.at the moment. But the other 27 members of the European Union combined have about five times the economic might of Britain.

    Vers un profond renouvellement de l'Assemblée — Législatives

    La droite , qui espérait priver Emmanuel Macron de majorité, terminerait avec 70 à 130 élus Les Républicains (LR) et UDI. Quant au Front national , il obtiendrait seulement 1 à 10 sièges, contre 2 lors de la précédente législature.


Populaire

Trump not under investigation in Russian Federation probe: Lawyer
Jay Sekulow , an attorney for Donald Trump , on Sunday said the president is not being investigated for obstruction of justice. Maybe he finally got around to watching Sekulow's Sunday performance.

Liontrust Asset Management PLC
After $0.14 actual EPS reported by Williams Companies Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.29% EPS growth. TheStreet upgraded shares of GlaxoSmithKline PLC from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th.

Trump's Attorney Contradicts Himself And President on Investigation
So I appreciate you trying to rephrase it, but I'm just being really direct with you, Chris. If this legal team's strategy is to bore us to death, they may just succeed.

Dems Hold Up Senate Amid GOP's Closed-Door Health Talks
The congressman said getting input from the public and businesses could help craft a better health care bill. The CBO estimated that the original bill would have stripped 24 million people of their health coverage.

Points to Know As Georgia House Race Heads to Voters
The district traditionally goes Republican, but most consider the race too close to call as voters head to the polls on Tuesday. Trump, 70, took to Twitter Monday to encourage voters to elect Handel in the race for the Georgia 6th Congressional District.

United Kingdom is ready to talk Brexit negotiations with EU
Davis said the talks were off to a "promising start" and denied that Britain had caved in on the sequencing of the talks. Davis said he was looking for a "positive and constructive tone" to deal with the myriad issues dividing both sides.

Bac techno 2017: tous les candidats vont devoir repasser l'épreuve d'espagnol LV1
Les candidat au bac technologique devront repasser l'épreuve vendredi, retardant légèrement leur départ en vacances. Il a assuré que cela n'aura aucun impact sur les délais de correction et la publication des résultats.

Presumed Death Toll Nearly Doubles After London Fire
Investigators believe the fire started at around 1 a.m. local time Wednesday on the fourth floor of the 24-story Grenfell Tower . Mrs May has pledged a £5 million support package for the victims, which included a promise to rehouse them within three weeks.

Kovind resigns as Bihar governor, West Bengal governor Tripathi to replace him
We are against it, but we will have to discuss the issue within the CPI and with other opposition parties. NewsX was the first channel to break the news that Ram Nath Kovind is NDA's presidential candidate.

Tropical Storm Bret forms in the Atlantic
Invest 93L, near the Yucatan Channel, could become a named storm once it moves into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The chances of it becoming a tropical depression or storm in the next five days were raised to 40 percent.