LI: No indictment in Sandra Bland jail death
From my post over at Legal Insurrection:
Various news agencies, including The New York Times, have reported today that there were no indictments issued by a Texas grand jury with respect to the in-custody death of Sand Bland.
By all appearances, Bland had hanged herself in her cell.
Bland was 28-years-old when she responded with anger and non-compliance after being lawfully pulled over in what should have been a routine traffic stop. As a result she got herself arrested. As we wrote at the time in “Sandra Bland Arrest: Another Lesson in Non-Compliance,” Bland’s conduct was “a free lesson in how not to act during a traffic stop if you don’t want to get yourself arrested.”
Video of her conduct that triggered her arrest was captured on the patrol car’s dash camera:
To read the whole thing, click over to Legal Insurrection.