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Judge rejects mistrial request in Arbery case, calls defense lawyer’s comments ‘reprehensible’

Lawyers for three white men charged with the murder of a Black jogger called Monday for a mistrial on the grounds that jurors were being influenced by the presence of leading African-American pastors in the court gallery. Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley dismissed the defense request and ordered the high-profile trial to proceed.
2 months ago|Brunswick, United States

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US judge rejects mistrial request over Black jogger killing

Lawyers for three white men charged with the murder of a Black jogger called Monday for a mistrial on the grounds that jurors were being influenced by the presence of leading African-American pastors in the court gallery.

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Guardian
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Ahmaud Arbery killing: judge rejects mistrial requests as Jesse Jackson attends

Defense claimed jurors were tainted by tears in gallery, where the reverend joined Arbery’s parents

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
New York Times
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Judge Rejects Call for Mistrial in Case Against Men Accused of Killing Arbery

One defense lawyer objected to the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s presence in court. Another said jurors looked sympathetically at Ahmaud Arbery’s mother as she sobbed at the sight of her son’s photo.

2 months ago|New York, United States
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Judge rejects mistrial request in Arbery case, calls defense lawyer’s comments ‘reprehensible’

Lawyers for all three defendants in the case sought a mistrial after the judge briefly removed the jury when Arbery’s mother began to weep in the gallery.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
The Hill
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Judge in Arbery case rebukes defense lawyer, calls comments 'reprehensible'

The judge presiding over the trial for those charged with murder of Ahmaud Arbery admonished defense attorney Kevin Gough on Monday after Gough motioned for a mistrial, citing the presence of prominent Black pastors  throughout proc

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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US judge rejects mistrial request over Ahmaud Arbery killing

Lawyers for three white men charged with the murder of a Black jogger called Monday for a mistrial on the grounds that jurors were being influenced by the presence of leading African-American pastors in the court gallery.Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley dismissed the defense request and ordered the high-profile trial to proceed.Gregory McMichael, 65, a retired police officer, his son Travis, 35, and their neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan, 52…

2 months ago|United States
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Judge Rebukes Ahmaud Arbery Suspect Lawyer After Mistrial Request

Stephen B. Morton/GettyA Georgia judge presiding over the trial for the three alleged murders of Ahmaud Arbery denied a mistral request on Monday—before rebuking one defense attorney for his past comments about Black pastors in the courtroom. “Your words have an impact on a lot of what is going on,” Chatham County Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley told defense attorney Kevin Robert Gough, who is representing suspect William Bryan. “Emotions …

2 months ago|United States
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Defense lawyers in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial called for a mistrial because Arbery's mother cried in court

The judge denied the request, and said a defense lawyer's earlier statement calling for Black pastors to be barred from the court was "reprehensible."

2 months ago|United States
Valdosta Daily Times
Valdosta Daily Times

Judge denies motion for mistrial in Arbery case, GBI agents testify

BRUNSWICK, Georgia — Day seven in the trial of three men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery continued Monday following the judge’s denial of a defense attorney’s request for a mistrial.

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