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2002: Williams et al. v. State of Buenaventura Hypothetical Case

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The topic for the Competition's seventh year focuses on the activities of Equal Justice an organization that monitors police brutality, as it investigated the deaths of five individuals who had previously filed police abuse reports. During the investigation, the key witness and the executive director of the organization, Ms. Elena Williams, were both killed and the organization's staff were repeatedly threatened to drop the investigations.After the death of Ms. Williams, a newspaper reporter disclosed that he had an informant inside the police station who could identify the perpetrators and who overheard them threatening to harm the organization's staff. The newspaper reporter was arrested for failure to disclose his source.

Keywords: Elena Williams; Equal Justice; police brutality; State of Buenaventura; Williams



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