NYCLU Will Appeal Garner Grand Jury Transcript Decision

July 29, 2015 — “The need for transparency to ensure fairness remains paramount,” said NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman. “The appointment of a special prosecutor is an important step but it is neither permanent nor sufficient. When a Grand Jury makes a decision about whether or not to indict an officer in the killing of a New Yorker, the public has a right to know why. There is a deep and well-founded suspicion of the criminal justice system partly because no one has been accountable for the death of Eric Garner and the community doesn’t know why.”
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