“This wasn’t about trespassing. This wasn’t about neighborhood crimes, either. … It was about race — racial assumptions, racial resentment, and racial anger,” Justice Department civil rights division counsel Christopher J. Perras told a jury in court Monday morning in
The jury was finalized Monday morning and consists of eight White jurors, three Black jurors and one Hispanic juror, according to details provided in court. Three White people and one Pacific Islander have also been selected as alternates. Opening statements
Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker spoke on how the guilty verdicts given to the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery gave him a “sigh of relief.” Hailing from Brunswick, Georgia, Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker had the privilege of
A jury found three men guilty of murder on Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, but though all defendants were facing a charge of “malice murder,” only one man, Travis McMichael, was convicted on that charge. In finding Mr.
A traditional “Batson challenge” is usually brought up in criminal cases of Black defendants being tried before all-White juries when there’s a belief that prosecutors are excluding jurors based on race. The “reverse Batson” follows the same principle but instead
When William Duggan, a Glynn County police officer, arrived on the scene of Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting, what he observed was gruesome. Officer Duggan said that he saw Mr. Arbery lying on the ground with people milling about. Seated on the