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WALTER SCOTT VERDICT WATCH: MISTRIAL DECLARED (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 3:45pm 12/5/2016 at 3:45pm

UPDATE 3:45 p.m. – Judge declares mistrial.

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VERDICT WATCH: Initial Jury deadlock in police shooting of Walter Scott (Update: resume deliberations Monday)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 5:35pm 12/2/2016 at 5:35pm

You may recall the shooting killing of Walter Scott by police officer Michael Slager.

Video showing Slager shooting Scott in the back as he ran away went viral.

Slager testified in his own defense at the trial. His basic defense was that he acted reasonably given the high stress situation:

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On shooting fleeing suspects

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00am 4/11/2015 at 11:00am

The killing of Walter Scott by Officer MIchael Slager was caught on video, leaving no doubt that he was shot in the back while fleeing from a traffic stop. A commenter on my blog asked</...

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Clyburn Blames ALEC for Scott Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10:00am 4/10/2015 at 10:00am

ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council is an organization that is described as such:

“…is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level legislation for distribution among state governments in the United States. According to its website, ALEC “works to advance the fundamental...

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Dash Cam Footage of Walter Scott Shooting Released

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 10, 2015 at 7:00am 4/10/2015 at 7:00am

Authorities have released more information regarding the police officer shooting of Walter Scott. Last weekend, cell phone footage surfaced showing South Carolina officer Michael Slager pursuing and then shooting a fleeing Scott several times in the back.

The video evidence itself was damning, but it left a lot of people wondering...

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Cop Shoots Fleeing Unarmed Black Man, Charged With Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8:30am 4/8/2015 at 8:30am

Last weekend a cop shot of a fleeing unarmed black man in Charleston, SC.  

Not all the facts are in, but the video (apparently captured by a cell phone) is damning; it shows the cop firing at the fleeing black man several times, finally bringing him to the ground.  There seems...

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