Friday, November 7, 2008

More Lawsuits in Search Warrant Scandal

By Chris Thompson
Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 8:14 AM

Lawyers have now filed a second federal lawsuit against the Oakland cops, as the fallout from the police search warrant scandal continues. A group of officers cooked up evidence to secure phone search warrants and go after drug dealers in East Oakland, and now that their hanky-panky has been exposed, at least forty criminal cases may ultimately be overturn. According to the Oakland Tribune, attorneys John Burris and Nicole Hodge-Amey have both filed suits on behalf of clients who claim the cops used the bogus warrants to break in and trash their homes.

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