LA Braces for Racially-Charged Police Abuse Verdict

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Last year-s videotape showed a white cop slamming Donovan Jackson onto the hood of a car and punching him in the face, even though the young black teen was handcuffed. This week-s trial of that Inglewood police officer has evoked reminders of the 1992 case in which Los Angeles Police officers were videotaped beating Rodney King and their acquittal by an all-white jury which sparked a massive civil disturbance. Jeremy Morse-s jury has only one black member, and prosecutors are having a hard time proving that Morse used excessive force. Why is the video not enough? Is the system stacked in favor of law enforcement? What-s the community doing to prepare for the verdict? We hear from a reporter covering the trial, a former federal prosecutor, community and civil rights advocates, and an attorney who represented one of the cops in the Rodney King trial.
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