Los Angeles Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant

Mehserle Trial: Jury seated, defense seeks to exclude video of shooting | Oakland Local

In Uncategorized on June 9, 2010 at 4:54 pm

What began as a two-day selection process ended today with eight women and four men being sworn in as jurors in the murder trial of Johannes Mehserle. The former transit officer is charged with the New Year’s Day 2009 killing of Oscar Grant III, 22, at an Oakland subway station.

The jury, composed of five Latina and three white woman and two Latino and two white men, will hear opening statements in the case on Thursday, June 10.

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