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People v. Deon Dirks - Assault on a Peace Officer, Resisting Arrest

Case Conclusion Date: 04.11.2012

Practice Area: Criminal defense

Outcome: Case Dismissed After Criminal Trial- $7 Million Federal Civil Rights Verdict

Description: Mr. Dirks was charged with Assaulting Law Enforcement and Resisting Arrest against 2 Los Angeles Sheriff's. Deon was a school bus driver who was pulled over for a traffic violation. When Mr. Dirks asked why he was pulled over, the 2 Sheriff's lost their temper and beat Deon who they profiled and thought was as a gang-member. The Dirks case was covered on Fox News, ABC, CBS, NBC, LA Times and other national media outlets.

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