“To know that 20/20 had access to Holtzclaw and we are being denied knowledge of his whereabouts is a great injustice, and re-victimizes the innocent women he sexually assaulted,” attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons said.   Ex-Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, who was sentenced in December to 263 years in prison for raping Black women, proclaimed […]

Instead of taking any responsibility, the depraved serial rapist called the victims liars and accused them of being in it for the money. ABC should really be ashamed.   Despite the fact that Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of sexual battery, oral sodomy and rape of 8 women and sentenced to 263 years, ABC’s 20/20 […]

An attorney representing victims of former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, convicted of raping Black women, condemned prison officials for removing any trace of his whereabouts from the database, saying it is causing his clients "crushing anxiety."

The civil rights attorney called the ex-Oklahoma officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients, who are poor, Black, and female.   Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney and president of the National Bar Association, called an ex-Oklahoma City officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients […]

Ex-Oklahoma City officer Daniel Holtzclaw is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on charges of raping and sexually assaulting Black women.

Daniel Holtzclaw, the ex-Oklahoma City officer convicted of targeting and raping several Black women, was sentenced to 263 consecutive years in prison   Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:13 PM Holtzclaw sentenced to 263 consecutive years in prison. ——————————————————————————————————————- Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:10 PM Holtzclaw was denied a motion for a new trial. […]

Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.

Lawyer Damario Solomon-Simmons thought he’d seen everything until he visited the trial of ex-Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.   For 10 years, Damario Solomon-Simmons has worked as a civil rights lawyer in Tulsa, Okla., most recently filing a federal lawsuit against Tulsa City Transit on charges of wrongful arrest and extortion. His clients were […]

In a trial that began Tuesday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Daniel Holtzclaw, who is White, faces 36 counts of rape, sexual battery, and forcible oral sodomy of 13 Black women. Problem is, there are no Black women or men on the jury.