TITLE

Rodney King

PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/2/94, Vol. 116 Issue 17, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Rodney King demanded $15 million in compensatory damages for the videotaped beating he received in 1991 at the hands of Los Angeles policemen who had stopped him after a high-speed chase. Offering of $800,000 by the city of Los Angeles; Federal jury's decision to award him $3.8 million for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of future earning; King's reaction.
ACCESSION #
9404267525

 

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