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New Orleans Police Officers Plead Guilty in Shooting of Civilians

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/21/u...column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

NEW ORLEANS — A legal journey that was set off more than a decade ago with the shooting of unarmed citizens by police officers in the desperate days after Hurricane Katrina wound toward a close on Wednesday when five former officers pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy, obstruction of justice and civil rights charges.

The plea agreements drew prison terms from three to 12 years. Those sentences were significantly shorter than those handed down when the men were convicted five years ago in verdicts that were later thrown ou

Apr 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/05/us/5-ex-officers-sentenced-in-post-katrina-shootings.html

The prosecution was a screwup from the beginning.
Murder is murder.
Thoughts are?
 
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