NEWARK ASKS SCOTUS TO REVIEW OVERSIGHT BOARD
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is gearing up for the city to bring a case to the U.S. Supreme Court. The state Supreme Court ruled 6-1 against the city over its Civilian Complaint Review Board, which tried to issue subpoenas and investigate cases separately from the police department. (TAPinto Newark
- “During every step of this journey, I promised we will fight to win this case until all judicial and legislative options are exhausted,” Baraka said. “In the long, tortured history of police brutality against Black Americans, we have learned the only possible guarantee of full police transparency and accountability lies in the hands of the people they are sworn to protect."