News 88.7’s Syeda Hasan sat down with Bland’s sister, Sharon Cooper, to discuss the lawsuit. We hear their conversation.
Then: what are the implications of this lawsuit, and how has this incident played out for law enforcement? We talk with former police and corrections officer, Dr. Melissa Hamilton, who is also a visiting criminal law scholar at the University of Houston Law Center. We also discuss a public forum on police accountability held Aug. 4 at Texas Southern University with Sarah Guidry from TSU’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Read the Full Lawsuit (News 88.7, Aug. 4, 2015)
Extended Conversation with Sharon Cooper, Sandra Bland’s Sister: