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Attorney: Cleveland to pay $225K in suit over flag burning

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested at the 2016 Republican National Convention while burning an American flag says Cleveland has agreed to pay his client $225,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in January 2018 claimed Cleveland police officers used fire extinguishers and took Gregory Lee Johnson to the ground after breaking through a circle of protesters while Johnson set the flag on fire. Johnson was charged with […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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