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Jason Van Dyke lawyers ask for month delay on new trial hearing

Chicago Sun-Times - 07 Nov 2018
The motion for a new trial is routine after any guilty verdict, and a separate motion filed by Van Dyke's lawyers seeking to throw out the verdict entirely slightly more rare. Both are unlikely to win over Gaughan, who would set a schedule for motions ...
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The Trial of Jason Van Dyke is Over, But His Appeal Has Not Yet Begun

Chicago Tonight | WTTW - 25 Oct 2018
Moments after Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder, his attorney shared a common refrain he'd repeated throughout the months and years leading up to the high-profile trial: his client could never receive a fair ...
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Inside the secrecy of the Jason Van Dyke case

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press - 09 Nov 2018
The trial of Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer convicted in the 2014 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, may be over for now. But the fight, involving the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a group of media ...
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Gay juror recounts Van Dyke trial experience

Windy City Times - 17 Oct 2018
He was indeed to be a possible juror for the high-profile Van Dyke trial, which would eventually find the officer guilty of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery. "When I arrived at jury duty, there were 250 other people there that ...
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Tensions high during response to Van Dyke trial

The Columbia Chronicle - 23 Oct 2018
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Police Union Cuts Ties With Jason Van Dyke's Lawyer

NBC Chicago - 08 Nov 2018
The Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago says it will no longer refer officers in need of legal assistance to the attorney who represents convicted former officer Jason Van Dyke. Daniel Herbert is a former Chicago police officer and prosecutor who once ...
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Ignorance is not bliss: Why you should know about the Van Dyke trial

The Daily Princetonian - 24 Oct 2018
“Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder,” I said with relief to my friend last Friday afternoon. After nervously monitoring the news for days, I felt a calm rush over me as justice was served for the brutal murder of Chicago teen ...
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A Jason Van Dyke juror speaks about the trial

Chicago Tribune - 26 Oct 2018
Charlene Cooke, the only black juror in the Jason Van Dyke trial, talks about the Chicago police officer's actions when he fatally shot Laquan McDonald, 17. The exclusive Chicago Tribune interview took place Oct. 20, 2018 — the fourth anniversary of ...
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The same code of silence haunts law enforcement and medicine

Chicago Tribune - 12 Nov 2018
Indeed, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke's attorney is asking that his client not be held responsible for the 16 counts of aggravated battery toward Laquan McDonald, 17, of which Van Dyke was found guilty. And rather than proceeding with ...
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Slain security officer a victim of irrational 'fear of black men'?

Chicago Sun-Times - 13 Nov 2018
Van Dyke's lawyers tried to convince a Cook County jury that the police officer feared for his life when he shot the then-17-year-old 16 times. Two months ago, a female Dallas police officer mistakenly entered the wrong apartment and fatally shot ...

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