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LA Coalition Demands Justice for Oscar Grant at Second Los Angeles Mehserle Hearing, 2/19/10: photos
At Johannes Mehserle's second pre-trial hearing in Los Angeles, the LA Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant again demonstrated against racist police violence in front of the Los Angeles Superior Courthouse. Mehserle himself was rushed into and out of an underground parking garage in a black SUV with dark-tinted windows. Inside the court room, both of Mehserle's defense motions -- to reduce bail and to remove the Alameda DA's office from the case -- were denied by Judge Perry. After the hearing, family lawyer John Burris answered questions from the corporate media.
Audio from the outside the court house, John Burris' press conference, and LA Coalition statements afterward will be posted in the near future.
Killer Cop Update from Second Los Angeles Status Hearing / Next Hearing Set for Friday, March 26th
Second Hearing in LA for the Murder of Oscar Grant Video
Statements from New York Families of Stolen Lives in solidarity with Oscar Grant
Oakland/Los Angeles Oscar Grant Town Hall: photos and audio
Community Activists in Los Angeles Demonstrate at First L.A. Court Hearing January 8th
To right, Sheena Chou, friend of Michael Cho (killed by La Habra police), who spoke at LA Coalition press conference: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/02/23/18638518.php#18638521
Childhood friend of Oscar Grant's friend Johntue Caldwell and others on Fruitvale platform on Jan. 1, 2009
Family of Oscar Grant Celebrates Victory, Mehserle to Face Murder Charge, 6/4/09: video
Two sheriff's deputies stood in the street to block traffic as the garage door opened so that the SUV could drive out of the parking garage without having to slow for oncoming cars on N Spring Street. This series of three photos was shot in just one or two seconds.
LA Coalition and Oscar Grant Family Attorney John Burris at Second Los Angeles Mehserle Hearing: audio