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Summary of Closing Arguments for the Staley Trial - 11/6/2000

Closing arguments were presented in the Staley Trial, where 3 police officers ( 2 City of Decatur and 1 State Officer) were on trial in a class action law suit for infringing on the Fourth Amendment Rights of union activists when they used pepper spray during a 1 year lockout anniversary rally. The question put to the jurors was to determine if the police officers used excessive and unreasonable force in their use of pepper spray.



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