If the recommendation from a magistrate judge stands, the city of Dallas will be removed from a wrongful death civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of Botham Jean.
The mural is located at Annie Street and South First Street.
Botham Jean’s family gathered Friday with pastors and Mothers Against Police Brutality to call for changes in the Dallas Police Department.
Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata says he did not give now-fired officer Amber Guyger any special treatment the night she murdered Botham Jean.
The family of Botham Jean joined his church family and other members of the community to honor his life with a prayer service.
With the criminal trial over, Botham Jean’s family now looks to a civil lawsuit against the city of Dallas. Jean’s family filed the lawsuit last year for wrongful death and civil rights violations.
Guyger, a former Dallas police officer, was convicted of murder for fatally shooting Botham Jean in his own apartment last year. After her sentencing, his brother forgave her and embraced her.
Guyger was off-duty but still in uniform after a long shift when she shot Botham Jean, a 26-year-old accountant from the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia.
On the day that Botham Jean would have turned 28 years old, his family launched the Botham Jean Foundation with a community gala.
Testimony at the Amber Guyger murder trial on Wednesday focused on a pattern of confusion with residents of the South Side Flats parking on the wrong floor.
Jurors heard and saw fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger in the moments after she shot her neighbor, Botham Jean, in his own apartment on day two of her trial on a murder charge.
Starting Monday morning, former Dallas Police Department Officer Amber Guyger goes on trial for the murder of Botham Jean.
Family and friends of Botham Jean, along with those who never met him, came together Sunday afternoon to pray.
International attention will focus in on the Dallas Frank Crowley Courthouse on Monday when former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger goes on trial for the murder of Botham Jean, a Saint Lucia native.
The parents of a man killed by a fired Dallas police officer are reportedly anxious about the upcoming murder trial.
The sister of Botham Jean spoke to the media just days before the beginning of Amber Guyger’s trial.
Officials said 411 filled out questionnaires last week and 396 returned to the Crowley Courts Building on Friday. When they arrived, 196 of those people were released and 220 moved on to in-person questioning by prosecutors and defense attorneys.
Defense lawyers said it was impossible but the judge in the murder trial of fired Dallas police officer Amber Guyger hopes to have a jury seated Friday.
Jury selection began Friday in the murder trial of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger.
The process of jury selection in the Amber Guyger murder case is expected to span at least a week.