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The People vs. Johannes Mehserle: Days 6 & 7 of the Preliminary Hearing
Rekia Jibrin
(1) Inconsistencies in testimonies and court transcripts (2) Aggressive and violent behavior (3) Distortion of truth in testimony and the counter-narratives of video footage (4) Racialized profanity and the language of excessive force (5) Excessive force, excessive profanity to establish police authority (6) Racializing youths and the aggressive use of weapons (7) Misconduct in police procedure and practice (8) Misrepresentation of youth resistance to justify excessive force: (9) Misconstruing ‘threat’ and the misuse of legal semantics (10) Fear of youths, criminalizing youths, to justify police violence (11) “The blue wall of silence” and a contrived defense

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