Retrial ordered in post-Katrina shootings
Posted: September 18, 2013 at 5:19 a.m.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a new trial for five former New Orleans police officers convicted of civil-rights violations stemming from deadly shootings on a bridge after Hurricane Katrina, concluding the case had been tainted by “grotesque prosecutorial misconduct.”
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