IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No.Alexander LandauPlaintiff,v.RANDY MURR, individually;RICKY NIXON, individually;TIFFANY MIDDLETON, individually;GERALD WHITMAN, in his official capacity;CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER;Defendants. ______________________________________________________________________________
CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT WITH REQUEST FOR TRIAL BY JURY
______________________________________________________________________________ Plaintiff Alexander Landau, by and through his attorneys, the Law Offices of John RobertHolland, P.C., complains against Defendants and requests trial by jury as follows:
This is an action brought by Alexander Landau, an African American college student, tovindicate profound deprivations of his constitutional rights caused by race based police brutality.2.
On January 15, 2009, Plaintiff, then 19 years old, was stopped by Denver police in atraffic stop for an allegedly illegal left turn.3.
During the course of this stop, Mr. Landau, was not only senselessly beaten, but alsoracially branded by Denver police officers who called him “nigger.” At the time, he was known to be defenseless.
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