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Civil Rights Attorney

Video frame shows CHP officer beating a woman alongside Los Angeles freeway. (David Diaz)

Oakland Civil Rights Lawyer John Burris To Represent Woman Captured On Video Getting Beaten By CHP Officer

Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris has joined the legal team representing a woman who was repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer while she was pinned down on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

07/07/2014

A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

Oakland Civil Rights Attorney Calls UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident ‘Brutal’

An Oakland civil rights attorney gives his assessment of what he calls unnecessary brutality by the UC Davis cop who pepper sprayed Occupy protesters.

11/24/2011