Police Abuse



Selecting and prosecuting police misconduct cases in the Trump era


Julia Sherwin (Chair)- case screening and working with medical experts and damages witnesses

Michael Haddad- establishing liability, and overcoming qualified immunity

Doroth Clay Sims- psychopathology in law enforcement, which is one of the factos that may contribute to police abuse of citizens. And how testing can prove how PTSD causes brain injuries for our clients


Julia Sherwin (Moderator) and Michael Haddad are Oakland civil rights lawyers whose practice is focused on serious injury and wrongful death police misconduct cases. They are partners in Haddad & Sherwin LLP, www.haddadsherwin.com. Michael Haddad is the Past President of the National Police Accountability Project (NPAP) and Julia Sherwin is a Vice President of the organization (www.npapjustice.org).

Dorothy Clay Sims is the author of the best-selling book, Exposing Deceptive Defense Doctors. She has given over 350 speeches internationally on medical/legal issues. She has cross-examined experts throughout the United States. Committed to representing individuals who have been seriously injured by the governemnet or corporations, she typically devotes one day per week to pro bono work, and consults on cases throughout the United States. 


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