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Atlanta Attorney L. Chris Stewart Looks For Solutions, Not Just Settlements

Atlanta attorney L. Chris Stewart has taken center stage in three of country's top cases of controversial police shootings of black men, gaining national attention. Read an article on Attorney at Law Magazine

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Benjamin “Kamau” Hosch III , 5, drowned at Cochran Mill Nature Center on Friday

He was missing for 45 minutes before anyone realized it, according to the parent's attorney. Benjamin 'Kamau' Hosch, III was one of several children who attended Camp Cricket, a day camp held at Cochran Mill Nature Center near Atlanta. On Friday, camp officials took the children near a rock ledge to eat lunch, slide down a waterfall and swim. But Kamau couldn't swim. It wasn't until the hike back to the nature facility that day camp staffers realized he was missing, according to the family's attorney, Christopher Stewart.

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Atlanta Lawyer Hopes Charleston Will Change the Future of Police Shooting Cases

In the pursuit of justice for victims of police shootings, Atlanta civil rights lawyer L. Chris Stewart has reached two milestones for his clients in North Charleston that he hopes will shape the future. First, he managed to negotiate the biggest-ever settlement in such a case—$6.5 million—for the family of Walter Scott. A passerby caught video of a police officer shooting Scott five times in the back while he tried to run away.

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Alton Sterling’s Family Sues Baton Rouge, La., For wrongful death

The US Justice Dept. said Wednesday that it was not bringing civil rights charges against the police officers involved in the fatal shooting due to lack of.

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Atlanta attorney representing family of S.C. man killed by officer

On Tuesday, a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, was charged with murder for shooting an unarmed black man in the back. Officer Michael Slager was arrested after raw video surfaced showing him firing numerous shots at Walter Scott as Scott ran away from a traffic stop.

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Two former Ga. police officers charged with murder for stun gun death of handcuffed man

Two former police officers from East Point, Ga. have been indicted on charges of murder in the April 2014 death of Gregory Towns, a 24-year-old unarmed black man who died after a stun gun was used on him while he was in handcuffs.

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Georgia high school senior is arrested for throwing water on her ex-boyfriend after nude image sharing

A Georgia high school senior says she was victimized twice — first when her ex-boyfriend shared nude images of her via social media and again when she was arrested for throwing water and cursing at him.The 18-year-old student, Xavier Jones, was shocked when a friend told her April 1 that a nude video and photos of her had been shared on the smartphone messaging app Kik. Male classmates at Newnan High School also shared images of other female students, she says.

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Death of Florida Man Tasered in Struggle With Deputies Captured on Body Cameras

Two deputies yell "Stop fighting!" and "He's got my Taser!" as they repeatedly stun a handcuffed man in the back of a vehicle. Chase Sherman, 32, of Destin, Florida, was pronounced dead at a hospital later that day.

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