Thursday, January 17, 2019

News of the Day: Cops go BAD (video)

Eds., Wisdom Quarterly; Associated Press; Seth Auberon, Engaged Buddhists, Democracy Now

Judge acquits 3 cops of cover-up in Laquan McDonald murder
99% cops make 1% look bad
CHICAGO - A judge on Thursday [in an outrage to justice] acquitted three Chicago police officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, ruling that the shocking dashcam video of the black teenager's death did not necessarily tell the whole story. In casting off the prosecution's entire case, Judge Domenica Stephenson seemed to accept many of the same defense arguments that were rejected by jurors who in October convicted officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder and aggravated battery. He is scheduled to be sentenced Friday. More
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