TV One's hit crime show, Justice By Any Means, returns tonight with an all-new season and Malik Yoba as host.
In an email interview, Solomon-Simmons condemned the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for denying his team access to Holtzclaw, but granting access to 20/20. In February, a spokesman refused to disclose his whereabouts to NewsOne, saying it's common practice for the department to conceal the whereabouts of high-profile prisoners for their protection.
Watch Roland Martin, Shaun King, and the NewsOne Now panel discuss the Maleatra Montanez police rape case in the video clip above.
Arguing that police should have done something sooner to stop rapist ex-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, lawyers for the victims have amended a federal civil rights civil suit against him to include another victim.
Ex-Oklahoma City officer Daniel Holtzclaw is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on charges of raping and sexually assaulting Black women.
Ben Crump is teaming up with local attorneys to file a federal civil suit against former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.
Daniel Holtzclaw's rape victims showed us how powerful we can be when we decide not to suffer in silence. They deserve to be celebrated for that.
Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty on 18 of 36 charges, which ranged from rape, sexual battery and other charges.
Throughout the trial, the defense has been emphasizing many of the victims' pasts in sex work and drug use, accusing them of lying and of having agendas to debunk their credibility.
The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.
Holtzclaw is facing 36 counts of rape, sexual battery, forcible sodomy and stalking. The former Oklahoma City cop could be served with a life sentence if convicted.
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