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Second Colorado officer acquitted for 2019 killing of Elijah McClain

A Colorado jury has acquitted Nathan Woodyard, a police officer concerned within the 2019 killing of Elijah McClain, an unarmed Black man. McClain’s loss of life helped ignite nationwide protests in opposition to police brutality and racism in 2020 and helped affect the state to ban sure police neck restraint strategies. The choice on Monday follows a state ruling final …

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Texas AG Paxton Acquitted By Jury Of His Peers On Corruption Charges

Embattled Texas Legal professional Basic Ken Paxton, a three-term Republican, was acquitted by the state Senate on Saturday following a two-week trial over corruption allegations centered round one among his rich pals and an extramarital affair. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) formally reinstated Paxton because the state’s high regulation enforcement officer on the trial’s finish. He had been suspended …

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