Tuesday 17th January 2017,

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Chinese American

WSJ: $4 Million Settlement Reached in Peter Liang – Akai Gurley Case

posted by Randall
Peter Liang Photo credit: Chinese Action Network

Peter Liang
Photo credit: Chinese Action Network

Former New York Police officer Peter Liang will pay $25,000 to the family of Akai Gurley as part of a $4.5 million dollar settlement reached by the city.

Liang was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after shooting Gurley in a darkened stairwell while patrolling a public housing complex.… Read more

Asian Americans

A Community Divided–The Peter Liang Case

posted by Randall

Peter Liang protest

By Minnie Roh
Asian American Life

Peter Liang’s name became a rallying cry nationwide for justice after he was convicted of manslaughter for shooting an unarmed black man in a housing project stairwell in Brooklyn, New York. He was facing up to 15 years in prison but in a controversial turn of events, Peter Liang … Read more

Chinese American

Supporters of Peter Liang Say There is No Victory

Supporters of Peter Liang Say There is No Victory

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

A big supporter of Peter Liang is refusing to declare victory, despite a judge’s decision to sentence the defendant to probation and community service, but no house arrest or jail time, for the death of Akai Gurley. Even with the the reduced charge from second degree manslaughter to … Read more

Asian Americans

No Jail Time and Reduced Charge of Criminal Negligent Homicide for Peter Liang

No Jail Time and Reduced Charge of Criminal Negligent Homicide for Peter Liang

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 

Judge Danny Chun sentenced ex-NYPD officer Peter Liang today to a reduced charge of criminally negligent homicide from second degree manslaughter.

With the reduced charge, Chun’s sentenced Liang to five years probation and 800 hours of community service. The judge removed the recommended six months of … Read more

Chinese American

UPDATED: Judge Sentences Peter Liang to No Jail Time for Death of Akai Gurley

posted by ShirleyNLew
Peter Liang with Defense attorneys

Pool photo by Byron Smith

Reported by Shirley Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 

Just minutes ago,  Judge Danny Chun handed down a sentence of 5 year probation and 800 hours of community service, but no house arrest for ex-NYPD Officer Peter Liang for the accidental shooting of Akai Gurley in November 2014.

Chun followed … Read more

Asian Americans

UPDATED: No Mistrial in Peter Liang Manslaughter case

posted by ShirleyNLew
Michael Vargas

Michael Vargas


By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Judge Danny Chun today refused to grant a motion for a mistrial in the manslaughter conviction of  ex-NYPD officer Peter Liang.

Chun felt there was no juror misconduct by juror Michael Vargas

Vargas answered “No, no” when he was asked if he had any close … Read more

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