Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Politics’

Pershing Park Plaintiffs Speak Out On Settlement

On September 27, 2002, D.C. Police surrounded some 400 individuals in Pershing Park. Those individuals were rounded up without warning, arrested, and transferred to the police academy where they were hogtied for hours [See our Boss Hogtie cover story on the incident].
Sally Norton, a nurse in town for a conference at the nearby Marriott, had [...]

Pershing Park Case: Council Hearings Unlikely

In late July, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan called for an investigation into the discovery abuses in the Pershing Park case. Sullivan suggested that the D.C. Council should get to the bottom of how evidence went missing or got botched.
Councilmember Mary Cheh called for AG Peter Nickles to resign. Councilmember Phil Mendelson, who heads [...]

Do You Miss This Man?

*photo by Darrow Montgomery.