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Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers to Use Slavery-Based ‘Citizen’s Arrest’ Defense

Gregory and Travis McMichael and their quarry. Image: boingboing.net

Two of the three white men who filmed themselves as they murdered Ahmaud Arbery will “rely heavily upon Georgia’s… citizen’s arrest statute” as a defense for their public lynching of that young brother. According to former police officer Gregory McMichael’s and his son Travis’ attorneys, they were merely executing a perfectly legal citizen’s arrest of Arbery. You see…

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.

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