Society & Culture
Leid Stories – 01.21.16
Artful Dodgers: City of Cleveland, Cops, Flout $19 Million in Judgments
The Presidential Follies: Is This the Year to Just Say No?
Cleveland, Ohio, home of some of the most egregious acts of police violence against unarmed civilians, is refusing to pay $19 million in judgments awarded to victims of police misconduct, brutality and use of lethal force. Civil rights attorney Ruth Brown, whose client, David Ayers, served almost 12 years in prison on a life sentence because rogue cops framed him for aggravated murder, explains the tactics the city and convicted cops are using to avoid paying judgments won against them.
Leid Stories listeners have been expressing great dissatisfaction with political choices in the 2016 presidential race. With the 2016 presidential race in high gear, and early voting beginning next month with primaries and caucuses in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina, Leid Stories “polls” listeners’ attitudes about the political choices they are likely to make at election time.
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