I will send the Bar Association a certified letter and let them know that Shelby County, TN Gov. has been excused by the USDOJ from giving any accountability for Larry Neal's secret arrest and murder. I will let you know how valid this interest in justice shown by the National Bar Association really is after they respond or fail to respond to my correspondence. It seems to me that the entire USA is in on Larry Neal's murder cover-up. The problem is that so many people have participated in his murder coverup by now (eleven years later), that everyone has a conflict of interest in promoting justice in his case. See the press release below, and be sure to contact the Nat. Bar. Asso. about the 23 deaths by Memphis Police that happened between 2012 and 2013. If not, Memphis is sure to hide some. You know how they are in Bluff City.
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National Bar Association
August 25, 2014
NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES OPEN RECORDS REQUESTS TO 25 CITIES THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES
Washington, DC — Pamela J. Meanes, President of the National Bar Association, announces the top 25 cities that the organization will send open records requests in an effort to end nationwide police misconduct and brutality cases that result in the deaths of unarmed individuals.
On September 1, 2014, the National Bar Association will begin filing open records requests in 25 cities that have been identified as having an alleged history of police misconduct and brutality cases. The open records requests will seek information regarding the number of individuals who have been killed, racially profiled, wrongfully arrested and/or injured while pursued or in police custody.
The cities that have been identified include: Birmingham, AL, Little Rock, AR, Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles, CA; San Jose, CA; Washington, DC; Jacksonville, FL; Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Louisville, KY; Baltimore, MD; Detroit, MI; Kanas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Charlotte, NC; Las Vegas, NV; New York City, NY; Cleveland, OH; Memphis, TN; Philadelphia, PA; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; San Antonio, TX and Milwaukee, WI.
In addition, the National Bar Association will send a “Preservation of Evidence” notice to all necessary entities requesting that they preserve all police officers' raw notes of statements, observations and data collected from the scene of an incident. This request will also require information on the officer specifically involved and all responding officers, as well as the officers’ detail logs from the crime scene, and video and photographic evidence related to any alleged and/or proven misconduct by current or former employees.
The National Bar Association will release its findings to the public and will submit copies to the Department of Justice. More importantly, the organization will demand the Department of Justice launch a full investigation and request a federal oversight of the cities that have been identified with problems.
The organization will also begin to host various seminars for the public next month entitled, “Know Your Rights, Because It Could Save Your Life”. These seminars are aimed to educate the public on their rights when encountering police.
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