Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
The first case related to the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who suffered a spinal injury while in police custody this past spring, has resulted in a hung jury. A judge declared a mistrial in the first trial of a police officer facing prosecution in the case, William Porter, after jurors failed to reach a verdict. Kojo explores what comes next and what’s at stake in the other cases related to Gray’s death with Doug Gansler, a former state and federal prosecutor with his own experiences handling politically explosive criminal cases.
- Douglas Gansler Former Attorney General, Maryland; Former Maryland State's Attorney, Montgomery County; Former Assistant U.S. Attorney; Partner, Buckley Sandler LLP
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