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Black federal judge Solomon Oliver denies Cleveland NAACP's request for changes in consent decree between city and DOJ on police reforms.... U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and district attorney Steve Dettelbach say everything is just fine, while Cleveland NAACP Attorney James Hardiman and other groups demand more community input, bias- free community policing, and the removal of blanket testimony immunity for cops, among other request for changes.... By Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

Chief U.S. District Court Judge Solomon Oliver, who oversees the consent decree between the city of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on police reforms By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email: . Coleman is a 22-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( ) /   ( ).  U.S.  Attorney General Loretta Lynch CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland NAACP, the Collaborative for a Safe, Fair, and Just Cleveland, and the Ohio Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild on Tuesday lost an official request to chief U.S. District Court Judge Solomon Oliver, who is Black, for changes in the consent decree fo