Jamiel Shaw

KTLA: Gang Member Faces Death in Jamiel Shaw case

BREAKING NEWS KTLA-TV in Los Angeles has just published a report (archive.org link, loads slowly) stating that prosecutors will seek the death penalty for accused killer Pedro Espinoza. Espinoza is charged with killing high school football star Jamiel Shaw II last year. It’s not only an emotionally charged case, but a political one, too. Espinoza, …

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“Jamiel’s Law” petition falls short of making LA’s May ballot

It’s a murder case that broke many hearts, strained race relations and fueled intense debate over illegal immigration. Some had hoped that “something good” could emerge from the March 2, 2008 shooting death of a 17-year-old boy named Jamiel Shaw II. Shaw (archives) was a high school football star (Rise Magazine named Shaw’s murder one …

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Shaw murder named one of year’s top high school sports stories (VIDEO)

Rise Magazine has included the murder of 17-year-old high school football star Jamiel Shaw II in its list of top high school sports stories of 2007-2008.  The list was also published today on the magazine’s Web site, RiseMag.com. In beginning its overview of the Shaw case, Rise Magazine writes: It seems obvious to label the …

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Judge throws out lawsuit against LAPD’s Special Order 40

Long before an illegal immigrant was charged with murdering a star high school athlete named Jamiel Shaw II earlier this year, Los Angeles resident Harold Sturgeon had filed a lawsuit aimed at repealing LAPD’s Special Order 40.   Today, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge threw out the lawsuit. Special Order 40 took effect in …

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