News for North Texas
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

LAPD Lawsuit

Ina Jaffe reports on a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge that the Los Angeles Police Department can be sued under federal racketeering laws. Lawyers representing clients who had been abused by officers of the LAPD's Rampart Division hope to use the RICO statute to press their cases.

Copyright 2000 NPR