NY - Officer Daniel Pantaleo used deadly chokehold on Eric Garner, Staten Island, July 2014

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    Eric Garner’s Mother Blasts ‘Tricks’ And ‘Lies’ At Trial For Her Son’s Killer
    The trial was happening nearly five years after Daniel Pantaleo used a deadly chokehold banned by the NYPD.


    May 13, 2019

    "Eric Garner‘s mother was forced to watch the chokehold death of her son in an NYPD courtroom during the killer officer’s administrative trial on Monday. Gwen Carr used a break from the trial to talk to the press about the “tricks” that Daniel Pantaleo‘s lawyers were using.

    “The day after Mother’s Day, to have to watch the video that the world saw of my son being killed, to be at this trial after five years, and to see all of the tricks that Pantaleo’s lawyers are trying to pull to avoid accountability, it’s really hard,” Carr said Monday afternoon...."

    Eric Garner’s Mother Blasts ‘Tricks’ And ‘Lies’ At Trial For Her Son’s Killer


    Ayana Harry PIX11‏ @AyanaHarry May 13
    NOW: Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner steps out of 1 Police Plaza during the NYPD trial of Daniel Pantaleo. @pix11news

    (video clip: Ayana Harry PIX11 on Twitter )
     
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    Kevin Agee‏ @preachingterp 10h10 hours ago
    Eric Garner Killer’s Trial: Daniel Pantaleo, NYPD Protests Break Out | News One

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    Marvin Hoffman‏ @theeye74 May 13
    #EricGarner Black life matters protesters stoping traffic on the FDR highway, standing up against what they are calling police injustice.

    (video clip: Marvin Hoffman on Twitter )


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    NYC Scanner@NYScanner

    VIDEO: The #FDR Drive Southbound in #Manhattan was shut down this morning (southbound near the Williamsburg Bridge) by a small group of protesters against #NYPD Officer Pantaleo, facing trial today for the death of #EricGarner. Video via @missmetaverse
    10:11 AM - May 13, 2019

    (video clip: NYC Scanner on Twitter )


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    Day 1 of the #DanielPantaleo departmental trial expected to begin this morning. Gwen Carr is present as well as members of families whose loved ones were killed at the hands of an NYPD officer.


    hristina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    Issues from the courtroom: not enough seats for all media, we are seated in the very back of the courtroom (hearing aides on, if prescribed) and if you leave don't expect to get your seat back. #danelpantaleo #ericgarner


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    #danielpantaleo enters the courtroom with PBA president Pat Lynch.


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    Ramsey Orta testifies from prison about recording #DanielPantaleo


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    Gwen Carr leaves the courtroom with Al Sharpton before playing the video


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    Carr and other relatives tried to come back into the courtroom to watch but as soon as Garner's 1st of 11 "I can't breathe" is heard, tears flowed.


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    It was actually Garner's daughter who began crying loud enough for the entire courtroom to hear. She and Carr are back in the courtroom. Orta on cross, his criminal history is on trial.


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega May 13
    Correction it was Garner's sister Elisha


    Officer Choked Eric Garner
    The findings of an internal affairs inquiry were made public for the first time at a disciplinary hearing against the officer, Daniel Pantaleo.


    May 13, 2019

    "Internal affairs investigators who reviewed Eric Garner’s death determined that the officer who wrestled him to the ground in 2014 used a forbidden chokehold on him, a police supervisor testified on Monday during the officer’s disciplinary trial at Police Headquarters....

    The testimony came on the first day of Officer Pantaleo’s long-delayed disciplinary trial. Mr. Garner died after officers held him down and handcuffed him on the pavement near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. ...

    On Monday, the supervisor who oversaw the internal review, Deputy Inspector Charles Barton, testified that in 2015 he ordered the lead investigator to recommend disciplinary charges against Officer Pantaleo...."

    Police Investigators Determined Officer Choked Eric Garner
     
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    WCBS Newsradio 880‏Verified account @wcbs880 9h9 hours ago
    Tuesday is day two of the NYPD departmental trial of Daniel Pantaleo, the cop accused of killing Eric Garner with a controversial chokehold nearly five years ago.

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    The New York Times‏Verified account @nytimes 8h8 hours ago
    The revelation raised questions about why the Police Department never took independent action against the officer, Daniel Pantaleo, but instead allowed him to remain on desk duty for 5 years as a federal investigation dragged on. https://nyti.ms/2VCOmRs


    Ali Winston‏ @awinston 8h8 hours ago
    Bill Bratton was running NYPD when Internal Affairs recommended disciplinary action against Daniel Pantaleo for a chokehold in 2015. Why weren't charges filed? https://nyti.ms/2WHPiQK?smid=nytcore-ios-share …



    Ashley Southall 2020 ‏ @AshleyAtTimes 7h7 hours ago
    Today is Day 2 of Officer Daniel Pantaleo's disciplinary trial over Eric Garner's death. Two civilian witnesses, James Knight and Sheldon Lewis, who recorded video, will testify, along with Deputy Inspector Richard Dees, an NYPD tactics trainer.

    1: https://nyti.ms/2WHPiQK


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 6h6 hours ago
    Update in #danielpantaleo trial, via @AaronKatersky: The "seat belt maneuver" Pantaleo's attorney says he was trained to use, he actually wasn't. NYPD Richard Gee, a commanding officer of the police academy said "can not find any record of him being trained in that maneuver."


    Ali Winston‏ @awinston 6h6 hours ago
    Today during AM testimony at Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial, the head of recruit training, Inspector Richard Dee, said that Ofc Pantaleo’s hold on Eric Garner “meets the definition of a chokehold”, pointing to Garner coughing and “grimacing” as evidence of his distress


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 6h6 hours ago
    The seat belt maneuver was not added to training material until 2011, #DanielPantaleo trained in 2006 and 2008, according testimony.


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 6h6 hours ago
    After Gee watched the video in court of #DanielPantaleo allegedly using the seat belt method on #EricGarner, Gee concluded that "what we see meets the definition of a chokehold."


    Lisa Evers‏Verified account @LisaEvers 5h5 hours ago
    #breakingnews #EricGarner case #DanielPantaleo At departmental trial high ranking #NYPD training expert testifies “CHOKEHOLDS ARE BANNED BY NYPD” & that what Pantaleo did “MEETS THE DEFINITION OF A CHOKEHOLD.” #hot97 @HOT97 #fox5ny @fox5ny

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    Ayana Harry PIX11‏ @AyanaHarry 5h5 hours ago
    NOW: Eric Garner’s mother speaks outside 1 Police Plaza following day 2 of the internal NYPD trial of #DanielPantaleo @PIX11News. Testimony continues tomorrow with the medical examiner at 10 am

    (video clip: Ayana Harry PIX11 on Twitter )
     
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    Maureen Silverman‏ @maureensi 57m57 minutes ago
    Police Department never took independent action against Daniel Pantaleo, -allowed him to remain on desk duty for five years as a federal investigation dragged on. The Police Department did not respond to an email seeking comment


    Spectrum News NY1‏Verified account @NY1 15m15 minutes ago
    Daniel Pantaleo's defense team has argued it wasn't a chokehold, but rather a "seat-belt hold." But according to the testimony, Pantaleo has never received training in that move.

    NYPD Deputy Inspector: Video Shows Officer Put Eric Garner in Chokehold (with clip)

    May. 14, 2019

    "NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo did use an illegal chokehold on Eric Garner, who died during a confrontation with the officer in 2014, according to a high-ranking NYPD official who testified during the second day of Pantaleo's departmental trial.

    "What we see, it meets the definition of a chokehold," Deputy Inspector Richard Dee said Tuesday while answering questions related to the cellphone video that captured Garner's arrest on Staten Island in 2014...

    Dee cited cellphone video in which Garner is seen coughing after having Pantaleo's arm wrapped around his neck — an indication that pressure on his windpipe obstructed his breathing.

    "I'm not saying he intentionally did that, but that's where his arms are," Dee testified as the video played of Pantaleo grabbing Garner and wrestling him to a Staten Island sidewalk in July 2014...."

    NYPD Deputy Inspector: Video Shows Officer Put Eric Garner in Chokehold
     
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    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 6h6 hours ago
    Day 3 for #DanielPantaleo departmental trial and we are expected to hear from a city medical examiner who performed #EricGarner autopsy. Remember Pantaleo's attorney ripped up a copy of the document in his openings.


    Ayana Harry PIX11‏ @AyanaHarry 4h4 hours ago
    Back at 1 Police Plaza for day 3 of the NYPD trial of Officer Daniel Pantaleo. He’s accused of placing Eric Garner in a chokehold, a maneuver banned by the NYPD. Mothers of Sean Bell & Eugene Bah are here. We expect to hear from city medical examiner. Report at 5pm on @PIX11News


    Craig McCarthy‏Verified account @createcraig 3h3 hours ago
    Today is the 3rd day of the administrative trial for NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner.
    The city medical examiner who ruled that Garners death nearly 5 years ago was a homicide, in part because of a chokehold used by Pantaleo
     
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    Sydney Kashiwagi‏ @SydneyKashiwagi 39m39 minutes ago
    On the 3rd day of the Daniel Pantaleo trial the medical examiner who conducted an autopsy after his Eric Garner’s death confirms a chokehold was used by Pantaleo, which triggered a “lethal cascade of events” that led to Garner’s death – at New York City Police Department Headquarters


    Peter Haskell‏ @peterhaskell880 37m37 minutes ago
    At departmental trial of #NYPD Daniel Pantaleo, Medical Examiner looked at still picture of Eric Garner on the ground with Pantaleo on top of him and testified “in my opinion, that’s a chokehold.” She admitted Garner suffered from asthma, obesity and hypertension. @wcbs880
     
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    New York Daily News‏Verified account @NYDailyNews 4h4 hours ago
    The pathologist who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner testified the chokehold maneuver sparked an asthma attack, that led to Garner not being able to breathe as he was arrested by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo on Staten Island in 2014.


    Sydney Kashiwagi‏ @SydneyKashiwagi 4h4 hours ago
    Councilwoman @CMDebiRose joins Garner supporters and calls on Officer Daniel Pantaleo to be “terminated”

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    CPR Change the NYPD‏ @changethenypd 3h3 hours ago
    Minister @KirstenJohnFoy lays out the FACTS that the we all know & the world has seen. #EricGarner was killed by a chokehold administered by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. It is unacceptable that 5 years later Pantaleo is still on the force. #FirePantaleo

    (video clip: CPR Change the NYPD on Twitter )
     
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    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 2h2 hours ago
    Update on #DanielPantaleo departmental trial: The CCRB has rested their case after calling the senior medical examiner to testify about concluding that a chokehold/neck hold triggered a cascade of events that lead to #EricGarner death.


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 2h2 hours ago
    The medical examiner, Dr. Floriana Persechino said this was the first time she was able to classify "chokehold" in a autopsy report because she had the video evidence to review as a part of her investigation. Without the video she would of just concluded just neck hold


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 2h2 hours ago
    #EricGarner's mother #GwenCarr declined to stay in the courtroom to see the graphic autopsy photos that literally dissect her son's body to show hemorrhaging to his neck, eyes and mouth. Carr was supported by other women whose loved ones were killed at the hands of an NYPD cop


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 2h2 hours ago
    Today, #GwenCarr was comforted by Ines Baez, whose son Anthony was also choked to death by an NYPD office in 1994; Valerie Bell, whose son Sean was killed in a hail of bullets the night before his wedding in 2006; Hawa Bah whose mentally ill son Mohammad was gunned down in 2012.


    Christina Carrega‏Verified account @ChrisCarrega 2h2 hours ago
    Outside of the police headquarters, protesters loudly chanted over #DanielPantaleo attorney and PBA president addressed reporters. The chant, in part, was: "If you're standing with a murder then what's that say about you..."
     
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    Peter Haskell‏ @peterhaskell880 1h1 hour ago
    VIDEO. Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, responds to defense claims that her son’s unhealthy condition and not a chokehold led to his death. #NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo is accused of using an illegal chokehold. @wcbs880

    (video clip: Peter Haskell on Twitter )


    Peter Haskell‏ @peterhaskell880 1h1 hour ago
    VIDEO. Supporters of Eric Garner tried to drown out Stu London outside #NYPD HQ. London is Daniel Pantaleo’s attorney. The ME testified Garner was killed by a chokehold. She later admitted his unhealthy condition contributed to his death. @wcbs880

    (video clip: Peter Haskell on Twitter )
     
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    NYC medical examiner testifies that NYPD Officer Pantaleo used a ‘chokehold’ on Eric Garner

    MAY 15, 2019

    "The pathologist who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner testified Wednesday that the banned chokehold performed by Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo sparked a “lethal sequence of events” that led to his death.

    Dr. Floriana Persechino said the maneuver sparked an asthma attack, that led to Garner not being able to breathe as he was arrested on Staten Island on July 17, 2014....

    “That maneuver is a chokehold,” said Persechino, who has performed upwards of 4,000 autopsies and has been trained on how to check for signs to see if a chokehold played a role in someone’s death.

    “It is my opinion that the injury, the chokehold, the chest compression, set in motion a lethal sequence of events... a cascade of events," she explained...."

    NYC medical examiner testifies that NYPD Officer Pantaleo used a ‘chokehold’ on Eric Garner
     
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    Thanks @YESorNO. I always appreciate your posts during trials. Too bad more are not reading here. I know there is outrage on both sides, and that's ok with me. It shows we care and are breathing.

    Thanks again.
     
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    Doesn't matter that there are not many reading- just posting for a record of the trial. You never know if/when someone might need it one day, IMO.

    This is a hard trial, IMO. :(
     
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    Kayla Mamelak‏ @KaylaMamelak 3h3 hours ago
    DAY FOUR: Disciplinary hearing for Officer Daniel Pantaleo continues today. Yesterday the ME testified a chokehold triggered Eric Garner’s death.

    (video clip: Kayla Mamelak on Twitter )


    Craig McCarthy‏Verified account @createcraig 2h2 hours ago
    4th day of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s administrative trial in the death of Eric Garner starts at 10 a.m.
    The CCRB is expected to rest and the defense will call a Lt., Sgt. and 3 officers
    Yesterday’s coverage:

    Grisly photos of Eric Garner’s autopsy shown at cop’s trial

    May 15, 2019

    "...Garner’s mom, Gwen Carr, and several supporters left the courtroom at One Police Plaza rather than see the images on a 6-by-8-foot video screen, following a warning from the bench that “they will be explicit.”

    About 15 photos showed the front of Garner’s neck cut open and exposed, with the skin and successive layers of muscle peeled back.

    Deep red bruising was visible on the second layer, which Persechino called “a band of hemorrhaging affecting the interior.”

    On the fourth layer, there was a two-inch oval bruise that was dark purple and nearly black in color.

    During questioning by the prosecution, Persechino said that Garner had a “hypersensitive airway,” and that the trauma inflicted during his July 17, 2014, arrest triggered his asthma and led to his death from a heart attack...."

    https://nypost.com/2019/05/15/grisly-photos-of-eric-garners-autopsy-shown-at-cops-trial/
     
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    Craig McCarthy‏Verified account @createcraig 6h6 hours ago
    The first week of trial just wrapped up for Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner. Administrative trial to pick back on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

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    Craig McCarthy‏Verified account @createcraig 5h5 hours ago
    'Not a big deal' NYPD Lt. texted after Eric Garner's death https://nypost.com/2019/05/16/not-a-big-deal-nypd-lt-texted-after-eric-garners-death/?utm_source=twitter_sitebuttons&utm_medium=site%20buttons&utm_campaign=site%20buttons … via @nypmetro

    ‘Not a big deal’ NYPD Lt. texted after Eric Garner’s death

    May 16, 2019

    "An NYPD lieutenant assured an underling shortly after Eric Garner’s fatal arrest that the situation was “not a big deal,” it was revealed on the fourth day of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial, drawing gasps from Garner’s family.

    With 120th Precinct Lt. Christopher Bannon on the stand at One Police Plaza for the defense on Thursday, Civilian Complaint Review Board attorney Suzanne O’Hare displayed on a large, flat-screen TV a series of text messages between Bannon and Sgt. Dhanan Saminath...

    Earlier Thursday, the CCRB rested its case as Police Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch looked on from the gallery, turning the reins over to Pantaleo’s defense...."

    https://nypost.com/2019/05/16/not-a...medium=site buttons&utm_campaign=site buttons
     
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    Sydney Kashiwagi‏ @SydneyKashiwagi 10h10 hours ago
    Officer William Meems took the stand today on the 5th day of the Daniel Pantaleo trial. He said he never saw Eric Garner’s eyes rolled back into his head and did not think he couldn’t walk when he was on the ground that day


    Andrew Siff‏Verified account @andrewsiff4NY 9h9 hours ago
    Minutes after Daniel #Pantaleo partner Justin Damico testifies, a small crowd chants “hey hey ho ho Pantaleo has got to go” while @NYCPBA President Lynch speaks. #NBC4NY

    (video clip: Andrew Siff on Twitter )


    Sydney Kashiwagi‏ @SydneyKashiwagi 8h8 hours ago
    Garner supporters slam @NYCMayor for not stepping in to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo when they previously asked him. They say it sends a message to the nation @BilldeBlasio “is not presidential material” and just as guilty as Pantaleo


    SURJ NYC‏ @SURJNYC 8h8 hours ago
    Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, on Officer Daniel Pantaleo: “I just want him fired. Him and all the other officers fired.”

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    E. I. Smith‏ @SenateandHouse 8h8 hours ago
    Will Officer Daniel Pantaleo be punished for the death of Eric Garner? We may never know. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/police-secrecy-law-keeps-public-dark-about-police-misconduct-n1006786 … via @nbcnews

    Police secrecy law keeps public in the dark about police misconduct
    "It's been five years — five years we've been on the front lines trying to get justice, and they're still trying to sweep it under the rug," Eric Garner's mother said.


    May 19, 2019

    "The mother of Eric Garner stood outside of the New York Police Department’s headquarters in the rain on Monday to remind supporters that the fight for justice in her son’s death isn't over.

    "Eric is crying from heaven 'cause he sees his mother and his family out here still trying to fight for justice for him," Gwen Carr told several people standing in the rain with signs that read #FireNYPD Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer involved in his death.

    "It's been five years — five years we've been on the front lines trying to get justice, and they're still trying to sweep it under the rug," she said.

    The family has been largely kept in the dark by the NYPD due to a police secrecy law that has clouded transparency in the case.

    They were initially denied access to Pantaleo's disciplinary records and were unable to see evidence from the grand jury investigation into the case, due to a state civil rights law — Section 50-a — that bars access to police officers' personnel records...."

    Will Officer Daniel Pantaleo be punished for the death of Eric Garner? We may never know.
     
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    New York Daily News‏Verified account @NYDailyNews 7h7 hours ago
    Cop testifying in the Officer Daniel Pantaleo trial also claimed he believed Eric Garner was “playing possum” when he was lying on the sidewalk dying after being held in a chokehold by Pantaleo.

    NYPD cops testify they believed Eric Garner was pretending to be unconscious after being taken down to ground with banned chokehold by Staten Island officer

    MAY 21, 2019

    "Cops testifying Tuesday in Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial for using a banned chokehold that led to the death of Eric Garner said they believed the Staten Island man had faked being in distress while he lay on the sidewalk dying.

    Officer William Meems, who said he was the one who determined Garner still had a pulse after he was handcuffed, agreed when Suzanne O’Hare, the lead prosecutor for the Civilian Complaint Review Board trying Pantaleo, asked if he thought it was possible Garner was “feigning consciousness” when he collapsed and was struggling to breathe.
    “At one point, yes, they tried to stand him up. I never observed his eyes roll in his head," Meems said. "Yes, I believe it was a possibility he was feigning unconsciousness.”

    In later testimony, Officer Justin D’Amico answered with a simple “yes” when O’Hare asked if he suspected Garner was “playing possum."...

    D’Amico’s testimony capped the fifth day in Pantaleo’s trial, which is now on hold until June 5 because a St. Louis pathologist who will testify the cop did not use a banned chokehold is not available until then...."

    NYPD cops testify they believed Eric Garner was pretending to be unconscious after being taken down to ground with banned chokehold by Staten Island officer
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    Daniel Pantaleo's Trial In The Eric Garner Chokehold Case Is Delayed Yet Again

    May 21, 2019

    "After taking a four-day break, the administrative trial of Officer Daniel Pantaleo on charges that he used a banned chokehold in the death of Eric Garner in 2014 continued on Tuesday, running three hours before taking another hiatus that will last two weeks.

    The slow progress appears to be frustrating to all parties involved except Pantaleo and his lawyers, who told an irate Judge Rosemarie Maldonado that the delay was unavoidable, as a witness they would like to call is currently unavailable. The witness, a medical examiner from Missouri, is expected to challenge the New York City Medical Examiner’s determination that Garner’s death was a homicide brought on by a chokehold. But Pantaleo's attorneys said their witness cannot travel now, because he is currently "the only Medical Examiner in St. Louis this week."..."

    Daniel Pantaleo's Trial In The Eric Garner Chokehold Case Is Delayed Yet Again
     

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