Civil Case Study: The Michael Brown Case

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The case I researched was the Michael Brown case. This case was about a 18 year old black man was killed by a white police officer. This case was a civil case. The case was originally heard in ferguson Missouri, The jury was in a pickle from deciding to charge Wilson (The Police Officer) with murder or manslaughter. Pretty much what happen was the black man was getting pulled over and the cop asked for his ID and so he reached into his pocket and the cop was thinking that he had a gun and he shot him a few times. In my opinion shooting this man was a lot of over kill there was need for even shooting this man. I couldn't find the ruling of the case but if I remember the guy was charged with manslaughter but I can't recall. I also think
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