I think the grand jury should release information about the Garner case, I think it will allow the public to be privy to alot of things that the grand jury missed-specifically that He died as a result of petty “broken windows policies” of the NYPD
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On Monday, a New York judge agreed to consider releasing the grand jury proceedings that led to the non-indictment of Daniel Pantaleo — the NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold that killed him.
Judge William Garnett said that he would hear arguments later this month on whether to go forth with the unsealing of records.
From the Huffington Post:
The New York Civil Liberties Union, the Legal Aid Society, the office of New York City Public Advocate Letitia James and The New York Post have all petitioned for the records to be released. At a short hearing at the New York State Supreme Court in Staten Island on Monday, Garnett told attorneys for those groups to prepare oral arguments for a hearing on Jan. 29.
Garnett also asked the office of Richmond County District Attorney Daniel Donovan Jr. to prepare arguments against the…
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