TITLE

Behind the SILENCE

AUTHOR(S)
Ricker, Darlene
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
ABA Journal;Jul91, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the debate on police brutality that was generated by a home video of the beating of black Rodney King by four white police officers in Los Angeles, California. Indifference of the judiciary to police abuse; Implicit approval of police brutality in the United States Supreme Court case of 'City of Los Angeles v. Lyons'; Creation of a committee to ascertain the extent of police brutality in Los Angeles. INSET: Reporting ABUSE.
ACCESSION #
4795613

 

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