Larry Rogers, Jr. Speaks to the Press About Philando Castile Shooting
July 12, 2016
Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. partner Larry R. Rogers, Jr. appeared on FOX 32’s Good Day Chicago on July 12 to speak about the recent shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile at the hands of a police officer. Rogers, Jr. represents Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend of Castile who livestreamed the aftermath of the shooting to Facebook.
“She did speak to [police] initially because she wants to be cooperative, because she absolutely wants to see justice served,” Rogers, Jr. said about Reynolds. “She knows that what happened here was unjustifiable and [Castile] did absolutely nothing wrong.”
July 11, 2016
Diamond Reynolds appeared on The View to speak about the shooting of her boyfriend Philando Castile. Her attorney Larry R. Rogers, Jr. was in the audience during the taping, and was asked about whether they will pursue the investigation with the U.S. Justice Department.
“First and foremost we want a thorough and truly independent investigation of what happened here,” Rogers, Jr. said. “There was a shooting not long before this incident of Jamar Clark in the area, and there’s a significant amount of distrust in the investigation that was conducted there, and there’s distrust across the country.”
July 11, 2016
Diamond Reynolds appeared on ABC News’ Good Morning America alongside her attorney Larry R. Rogers, Jr. to speak about the shooting of her boyfriend Philando Castile last week.
Castile, a 32-year-old black man, was shot during a routine traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota after he was pulled over for a broken tail light by officer Jeronimo…(continue reading)
July 8, 2016
Diamond Reynolds appeared on CNN two days after the shooting of her fiancée Philando Castile with her mother and attorney Larry R. Rogers, Jr. on either side. Reynolds recounted the event to CNN's Chris Cuomo, and went on to say, “I just want justice for everyone," she said. "Everyone around the world. Not just for my boyfriend and the good man that he was."