TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Aug 15, 2014

The FBI and Justice Department are conducting a full, independent civil rights investigation into the death of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri, Attorney General Eric Holder said yesterday. Protests have followed the incident, some of them violent and involving clashes between demonstrators and police in riot gear. Representatives from the Justice Department's Community Relations Service, which works to mediate race disputes, has been sent to Missouri. WRCB has the story.