Lawyer for Tramaine Brock’s alleged victim issues statement

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Domestic violence charges filed against former 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock recently were dismissed. A statement from the alleged victim’s lawyer helps explain why that occurred.

“On August 8, 2017, my client chose not to testify, availing herself of her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination,” writes Alan M. Lagod in an open letter dated August 10. “She then was given immunity and continued to refuse to testify utilizing the protections afforded by California Code of Civil Procedure § 1219. She was subsequently found in contempt and fined $100.00.

“My client’s choice not to testify was voluntary and not dependent upon past or future actions by any part. She has indicated to me that this was a verbal altercation. She and Mr. Brock look forward to co-parenting their two young children.”

The apparent goal of the letter is to create the unmistakable impression that Brock did nothing wrong, laying the foundation for the veteran defender to get another job. While NFL discipline remains possible, it will be very difficult for the league to make any progress if the alleged victim refuses to cooperate.

8 responses to “Lawyer for Tramaine Brock’s alleged victim issues statement

  1. “The apparent goal of the letter is to create the unmistakable impression that Brock did nothing wrong, laying the foundation for the veteran defender to get another job.”

    So he can continue to pay her child support and alimony.

  2. Brock’s lawyer may of had some leverage over the accuser. It is possible that the accuser’s own contribution may have carried a harsher penalty than what she alleged Brock’s actions to be at the time. Or (and just bear with me here)Or, I have absolutely no clue what happened and so I’m not going to make wild, speculative rationalizations but rather accept that two adults have settled their situation.

  3. too bad she had visible marks on her face and neck when the police were called and too bad she told police he beat him, which is why he was arrested and charged in the first place.

    this guy is a monster.

    he was expelled from high school for punching a teacher/coach, kicked out of college, and beats his baby momma because they can’t agree on what to watch on TV.

    49ers wanted to play the we are changing our image card that’s why we got rid of him. but in truth he was getting $3M next year (underpaid for a starter) but he just plain out sucked, so by getting arrested the 49ers saw a way out of overpaying a crappy player and bite it.

    looks like his baby momma isn’t the only one to benefiting

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