Media Outlets Cover Settlement On Behalf of Journalists, Represented by Bernard Rhodes, Tear-Gassed by SWAT Team

June 2021

Bernard Rhodes represented three journalists who were tear-gassed by the St. Charles County (Missouri) Regional SWAT team during the protests following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014. The federal civil rights case against the county was settled for $280,000 after defeating the SWAT Team member’s qualified immunity claims. The case is featured in a Newsweek, ABC News, Blomberg, New York Post, US News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Houston Chronicle, The Kansas City Star and others.