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Lawsuit: Off-duty cop tossed Tacoma girl like a ‘doll’

May 11th, 2016Posted By: Megan

Contributor: - Levi Pulkkinen

A Tacoma girl whose violent run-in with mall security was caught on camera has sued Tacoma Mall and the off-duty police officer she claims assaulted her. Video of her May 2014 arrest shows Monique Charlene Tillman, then 15, thrown into the side of a parked car, pulled down by her hair and shocked with a […]

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Tacoma African American Girl Brutalized at the Tacoma Mall Files Lawsuit

May 9th, 2016Posted By: Vito

TAMAKI LAW                                                                            MEDIA CONTACT: Vito de la Cruz 425-679-6421 (Bellevue) 509-248-8338 (Yakima) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2016 TACOMA AFRICAN AMERICAN GIRL BRUTALIZED AT THE TACOMA MALL FILES LAWSUIT PIERCE COUNTY, WA On May 24, 2014, 15 year old Monique Tillman went bicycle riding with her brother. They rode to a used clothing […]

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Church Should Disclose Names of Pedophile Priests

April 28th, 2016Posted By: Bryan

On April 26, 2016, the Yakima Diocese announced that it will not follow the Seattle Archdiocese’s lead and publish the names of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children. The Diocese’s claimed reasoning for continuing its decades-long policy of silence and secrets is that most of the priest’s names “already had been made […]

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‘I Can Smell The Dirt And The Fear’: Up From Soil, The Soul Of A Law Career

April 22nd, 2016Posted By: Megan

Contributor: NPR StoryCorps Morning Edition

Vito de la Cruz practices law in Washington state, but his roots actually rest in Texas, where he grew up in a family of migrant farm workers. When de la Cruz was 5, he began working the fields himself in the 1960s. “The family, we used to migrate. We traveled the migrant farmworkers’ circuit,” he […]

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$16M lawsuit claims DHS failed to protect kids from months of abuse

April 7th, 2016Posted By: Megan

Contributor: Fox 12 Oregon

Tamaki Law files lawsuit against DHS on behalf of English-speaking foster kids who were placed in an Spanish-speaking home and sexually and physically abused. To see video news coverage, click <a href="http://www.kptv prix pharmacie” target=”_blank”>here.

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