Gov't To Pay $1M To Kids Of Man Fatally Beaten By Agents

Law360, New York (March 7, 2017, 8:47 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday provisionally signed off on an order approving a $1 million settlement between the federal government and the family of a Mexican man who died after being beaten and tased by immigration officials at the U.S.-Mexico border.

In a hearing on Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Louisa S. Porter approved the substance of the deal between the family of Anastacio Hernandez-Rojas and the federal government, but told the parties that because half of the funds would be divvied up to Hernandez-Rojas’ estate, they might be required to go through probate court, according to Eugene G. Iredale, an...

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