Family of La. man killed by cop to ge...

Family of La. man killed by cop to get $125K

There are 2 comments on the Lebanon Daily News story from Aug 3, 2010, titled Family of La. man killed by cop to get $125K. In it, Lebanon Daily News reports that:

A $125,000 settlement has been approved for the family of a 73-year-old black man shot and killed by a white policeman in a small Louisiana town.

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everglades watch

Spartanburg, SC

#1 Aug 3, 2010
I don't understand?The grand jury failed to indict the policemen but settlement was made anyhow?
Pablo

Charleston, WV

#2 Aug 3, 2010
everglades watch wrote:
I don't understand?The grand jury failed to indict the policemen but settlement was made anyhow?
The standard in a civil action is lower than criminal case.

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