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Gwen Carr Responds To Court Conference In Judicial Inquiry Into Eric Garner’s Killing

Once-in-a-century judicial inquiry to begin on October 25

Following a court conference in the historic judicial inquiry into Mayor de Blasio’s and other top City officials’ violations and neglect of duty related to the killing of Eric Garner, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, the Justice Committee, and Communities United for Police Reform held a virtual media availability.

Gwen Carr And Organizers File Lawsuits Against NYPD And CCRB To Obtain Full Foil Disclosures Related To Eric Garner’s Killing

This week, lawyers for Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, Communities United for Police Reform (CPR), and the Justice Committee filed Article 78 lawsuits against the NYPD and the CCRB to obtain full disclosure of records in response to an August 2019 FOIL request sent to both agencies, including materials related to the NYPD’s and other City agencies’ actions to investigate and discipline officers responsible for Eric Garner’s killing.

Gwen Carr And Organizers Respond To Court Conference In Judicial Inquiry Into Eric Garner’s Killing

Today, following a public court conference in the historic judicial inquiry into the NYPD killing of Eric Garner and subsequent cover-up, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner,  Communities United for Police Reform, the Justice Committee, and other petitioners in the case are calling on Mayor de Blasio to fire all the NYPD officers responsible and stop hiding critical information ordered in the judicial inquiry.

Gwen Carr And Petitioners Respond To Court Order On Discovery and Witnesses In Judicial Inquiry

NYS Supreme Court Justice Erika M. Edwards issued an order for discovery in the historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing. The judicial inquiry will investigate the violations and neglect of duties by Mayor de Blasio and other City officials regarding the killing of Mr. Garner, their failure to conduct thorough investigations and discipline all NYPD officers responsible for misconduct, and the related cover-up.

Days After Anniversary of Eric Garner’s Killing, Gwen Carr and Organizers Call on Mayor de Blasio to Stop Blocking Transparency in Judicial Inquiry

Justice Erika M. Edwards says the City will be ordered to provide documents and records as a part of discovery in the case

Yesterday, New York State Supreme Court Justice Erika M.

Win: Court Denies De Blasio Appeal of Judicial Inquiry into Eric Garner’s Killing, Refusal to Discipline All Officers, And Related Cover-Up

Today, the Appellate Division, First Department of the NYS Supreme Court denied the City of New York's appeal of the historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing. The judicial inquiry is aimed at investigating the violations and neglect of duties by Mayor de Blasio and other City officials regarding the killing of Mr. Garner, failure to conduct thorough investigations and discipline for misconduct, and the related cover-up.

Gwen Carr, Organizers Call for Mayor de Blasio and Other Top Officials to Testify in Judicial Inquiry

Lawyers for Gwen Carr and other petitioners in the historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing, and subsequent cover-up, submitted a brief to Justice Erika M. Edwards of the NYS Supreme Court detailing why certain witnesses, such as Mayor de Blasio, former NYPD Commissioner O’Neill and other high-ranking NYC officials should be made to testify in court as part of the inquiry. The judicial inquiry is aimed at investigating the violations and neglect of duties by Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner O’Neill, and other City officials regarding to the killing of Mr. Garner and other related topics such as the falsifying of arrest records and the leaking of confidential information.

Gwen Carr and Organizers Demand Mayor de Blasio Drop the Appeal of Historic Investigation into Eric Garner’s Killing

Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, Communities United for Police Reform, and the Justice Committee call for Mayor de Blasio to once again drop the appeal of the historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing and release all the necessary records and documents related to the killing, following yesterday's discovery conference before Justice Erika M. Edwards of the New York State Supreme Court in Carr v. de Blasio.

Court Hears Oral Arguments in the Lawsuit Seeking Judicial Inquiry into Eric Garner’s Killing; Family and Organizers Demand de Blasio Drop the Appeal

The NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, heard oral arguments in Carr v. de Blasio, the lawsuit seeking a historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing, the cover-up that continues to this day, and the related refusal to fire officers who engaged in misconduct related to the killing.

Judicial Inquiry into Eric Garner’s Death Could Begin on July 19

Following a discovery conference yesterday in Carr v. de Blasio, the Court scheduled July 19 as the potential date to begin a judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s death. As part of the judicial inquiry, Mayor de Blasio, former NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, and others could be called to take the stand and answer questions about City officials’ neglect and violations of duties related to the killing of Eric Garner and the lack of discipline of officers other than Daniel Pantaleo.

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