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Ferguson Police Shootings: Was “Confession” Beaten Out Of Jeffrey Williams?

AFRICANGLOBE - A lawyer for Jeffrey Williams, the 20-year-old man who was arrested and charged with shooting and wounding two police officers last Thursday outside the Ferguson police department now says he doubts his client was the gunman who fired at the officers. "One thing that is clear is that he has a large amount of bruising on his body that I noticed that I'm very concerned about. It appears that whatever statements he made, he was without the advice of counsel, and when I look at the bruising, it's hard for me assess if these were voluntary statements that he made."

Ferguson Police Charge Man For Shooting Officers

AFRICANGLOBE - A 20-year-old man charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department told investigators he wasn’t targeting the officers, officials said. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said Jeffrey Williams told authorities he was firing at someone with whom he was in a dispute.

Ferguson Ruling: White Supremacy Is Alive And Well

AFRICANGLOBE - The natural order, for Gov. Nixon, is one in which police violence will continue to be seen as “stopping criminals,” and preserving “freedom” for the Whites of Ferguson.

Ferguson: The Grand Jury System Is Corrupt, The Darren Wilson Case...

AFRICANGLOBE - A grand jury proceeding is entirely a one-sided show where the decisions are a foregone conclusion. Historically, grand juries were viewed, as Judge Learned Hand observed, as the “voice of the community” acting not as an extension of the government but as a shield against it.

Grand Jury Considering Michael Brown Case Being Investigated For Misconduct

AFRICANGLOBE - An account of possible jury misconduct surfaced Wednesday morning on Twitter, when several users sent messages about one juror who may have discussed evidence in the case with a friend. In one of those messages, a person tweeted that they are friends with a member of the jury who doesn’t believe there is enough evidence to warrant an arrest of the officer, Darren Wilson.

Don’t Expect A Conviction For The Murder Of Michael Brown

AFRICANGLOBE - A state grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. has been convened and local prosecutor Robert McCulloch will present evidence over the next few weeks to the secret panel which must determine whether Officer Darren Wilson, 28, used unreasonable or excessive force in killing Mike Brown, 18, who was unarmed at the time of the encounter.