Published 9th November 2020

Joseph v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2022]

Civil proceedings arising from a discriminatory stop and search of two black brothers in south LondonThey had fist-bumped in greeting and passing TSG officers claimed to suspect this was might have been a drug deal, including because south London was well known for drug use and dealingAn IOPC independent investigation had found no case to answerOn day 4 of a 5 day trial at Central London County Court the Commissioner agreed to compensate and apologise to the brothers. Carolynn was named Lawyer in the News in the Law Society Gazette for her work on this case in 2020.

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