John Burris

civil rights attorney

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Civil rights attorney based in Oakland. He has been involved in many excessive force and police shooting cases, including the Rodney King case

John Burris on KCRW

The police have a dangerous job. And when they kill a suspect, we tend to give them the benefit of the doubt. It’s rare that officers are prosecuted for killing or harming a suspect.

Grand Juries and Police Shootings

The police have a dangerous job. And when they kill a suspect, we tend to give them the benefit of the doubt. It’s rare that officers are prosecuted for killing or harming a suspect.

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