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Lawyer’s at center of race, gun debate on 2 Charleston cases

SOURCE: FoxNews.com - August 28, 2016, Associated Press  |  Read entire article CHARLESTON, S.C. –  Andy Savage keeps in his law office a sealed plastic bag with the blood-splattered clothes that Felicia Sanders wore sheltering her granddaughter from a fusillade of...

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Michael Slager’s defense lawyer sits down with News 2

SOURCE: News2 (CountOn2.com) - October 28, 2016, Carolyn Murray |  Read entire article Click play button on image below to play video CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — We are days away from the start of the criminal trial against Michael Slager. Slager is the former North...

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Change of venue sought in S.C. police shooting death case

SOURCE: United press International - October 19, 2016, Ed Adamczyk  |  Read entire article   CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Michael Slager, a former North Charleston, S.C., police officer facing murder charges for fatally shooting a man, requested...

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Defense Attorneys for Officer Michael Slager State Chance to Interview Video Producer Critical

Attorneys for the former police officer state they been denied a chance to speak with Feidin Santana, the man who filmed the altercations with Officer Slager and Walter Scott. Attorneys Don McCune and Andy Savage argued that it preventing them fully investigating the case before trial. Santana, a native of the Dominican Republic, has slipped out of the public eye after doing interviews on national TV.

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Charleston Lawyer Andy Savage at Center of Debate

Attorney Andy Savage currently represents the three survivors and families of five parishioners who died in the AME church shooting and is also suing the federal government over the sale of the gun used in the case. He is also defending officer Michael Slager against both the state of SC and the federal government.

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42,000 officers asked to join lawsuit after police group drops Michael Slager from legal coverage

Police officers in South Carolina and eight other states could join a class-action lawsuit in hopes of getting back the money they spent to fend off allegations of misconduct. The suit, filed in state court in Charleston, came after the Southern States Police Benevolent Association refused to pay an attorney to represent former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager. Many in law enforcement have been said to have become unhappy over the association’s decision not to cover Slager in his pending murder case.

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