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Statement on Johannes Mehserle Verdict (tags)
Statement on the verdict for Johannes Mehserle, who shot Oscar Grant in the back. Mehserle was the first law enforcement officer in the state of California to be charged with murder in the line of duty. On Friday, July 9, 2010, Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.
BREAKING: Jury Rules Johannes Mehserle Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter. (tags)
The jury in the murder trail of Johannes Mehserle for the killing of Oscar Grant has returned a verdict of guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
Hundreds Demand Justice for Oscar Grant Outside L.A. Courthouse (tags)
On June 14th, hundreds of people demonstrated outside the Los Angeles Superior Court at 210 W. Temple to demand justice for Oscar Grant. Angelenos made it very clear that the significance of the trial of Johannes Mehserle is bigger than just Oscar Grant's case, and that police brutality is part of systematic oppression. Connections were drawn between police killings in Los Angeles and the Bay Area, as well as in New York.
And not forgetting the six month long uprising, which began on June 14, 2006, loud cries of "Oaxaca Vive Vive, La Lucha Sigue Sigue" rang through the downtown streets.
Mass Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant on June 14th! (tags)
Mass Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant on June 14th!
PRESS RELEASE RE: OSCAR GRANT HEARING (tags)
Southern California: First Cop on Trial for Murder in History of State Is Headed Your Way (tags)
In the words of the late great Harvey Milk*, I'm here to recruit you. The trial of Johannes Mehserle is about to head your way and the time is now for Southern California social justice and media activists to start getting ready.
Cop will face murder trial in Oscar Grant case (tags)
As of the printing of this article there have been five days of testimony, stretching out over two weeks, at the preliminary hearing of Johannes Mehserle, the cop caught on video shooting Oscar Grant in the back as Grant lay on a train platform.