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  • AG Holder Reigns in Controversial Police Practice Civil Forfeiture

    Jan 19, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Newsy) – Attorney General Eric Holder made some sweeping changes to a controversial federal program Friday in a move that could curb cops from seizing people’s property without good reason. The new measures prohibit local and state police from using the Department of Justice’s Asset Forfeiture Program to confiscate the vehicles, valuables, cash or property of anyone suspected of wrongdoing. Property […]

  • 46th NAACP Image Awards to Honor Atty Gen. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

    Jan 17, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Los  Angeles, CA– The Honorable, Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr. is set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the 46th NAACP Image Awards, broadcast live on Friday, February 6 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) on TV One, the civil rights organization announced. The Chairman’s Award, chosen by Chairman of the NAACP National Board […]

  • AG Eric Holder on USA’s Race Problem: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’

    Dec 19, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via HuffPost) – Attorney General Eric Holder, who in the past has spoken frankly about racial inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system, will revisit the subject Thursday during an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid. In a taped segment that aired Thursday (12-18-14) on “The Reid Report,” Holder and Reid met at the National Civil Rights […]

  • Spike Lee On Eric Garner Case: ‘I Don’t Know What The Grand Jury was Looking At’

    Dec 5, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Like many people, Spike Lee is wondering exactly what prompted the Staten Island grand jury to not indict New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the homicide of Eric Garner. The filmmaker weighed in on the situation Wednesday night during an appearance on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” In his eyes, the hope for improved relations […]

  • U.S. Justice Department Set to Investigate the Death of Eric Garner

    Dec 4, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments

     *The death of Eric Garner has triggered an investigation in to the tragedy, the Huffington Post reports. News of the investigation was announced Wednesday by attorney general Eric Holder, who emphasized the importance of the probe. “Prosecutors will conduct an independent, thorough, fair and expeditious investigation,” Holder said. “The department will conduct a complete review […]

  • Justice Dept: Cleveland Police Have Pattern of Excessive Force (Watch)

    Dec 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained in tactics and firearm use and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness, the U.S. Justice Department said in a report presented today by Attorney General Eric Holder. The Justice Department and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson signed an […]