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Legal news from Saturday, May 6, 2017
by Alexis Wheeler

The Dallas County Sheriff's Department issued an arrest warrant Friday for former Police Officer Roy Oliver over the murder of Jordan Edwards, a young black man. Oliver turned himself in that night. Roy Oliver was a Police Officer with the Balch Springs Police Department in Texas when he fatally shot the high school …

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by Alexis Wheeler

The US Department of State issued a press release Friday expressing concern over the prolonged pretrial detention of five Cambodian activists. Four members of the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC), along with one former member, have been held by Cambodian authorities for over a year, without receiving a trial. The defenders were detained …

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