City of Detroit Hit With $1.1 Million Default Judgment In Civil Rights' Case
A judge recently awarded $1.1 million to Sosa who had sued Detroit police accusing officers of violating his rights and coercing him to sign a confession. In 2007, he was just 14 when he was charged with murder. A jury acquitted him in 2009. Sosa, now 19, claimed police violated his constitutional rights by coercing the confession. Read more here.