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NBC News 14 Jan 2021

New York Attorney General Announces Lawsuit Against NYPD Over Use Of Excessive Force


New York attorney general Letitia James announced a lawsuit against the New York Police Department and Mayor Bill de Blasio over the department's use of excessive force during peaceful protests.

New York Attorney General Letitia James announces that she's leading a bipartisan group of state attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission in lawsuits against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of anticompetitive acquisitions, and putting the company firmly in the antitrust hot seat.
The New York attorney general is suing the New York Police Department over its response to Black Lives Matter protests in the spring of 2020, accusing the department of making false arrests and using excessive force during peaceful gatherings. Marc Morial, the president of the National Urban League, joins CBSN to discuss holding officers accountable for alleged bad behavior during the demonstrations.

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The attorney general of New York State is suing New York City's mayor and the police department for its handling of racial protests this summer following the death of a Black man. It marks the first time a state attorney general has sued a police department. CGTN's Karina Huber reports.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announces a major lawsuit.

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