Written testimony by JoAnn Hardesty for 2014 Federal Fairness Hearing, on plea deal to remedy illegal use of force by police in Portland, Oregon. Click above to read JoAnn Hardesty’s testimony, supplied in advance of a Federal Fairness Hearing held 18 & 19 February 2014.
US District Court Judge Michael Simon was to determine whether a proposed plea deal to remedy illegal use of police force, in USA v. City of Portland, was “fair, adequate, and reasonable” as a means of resolving DoJ Findings of unconstitutional practices.
See the post Testify! to understand the 18 February 2014 Federal Hearing for which JoAnn prepared the above testimony.
Click HERE for transcripts of oral testimony. JoAnn led public testimony: it begins on pg. 123.