DOJ Prepared To Examine Oscar Grant Case

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San Francisco (Colorlines)–  Since ex-BART cop Johannes Mehserle’s sentencing last Friday, Oscar Grant supporters angry at a criminal justice system that seems to have abandoned their efforts to bring about justice have been ramping up their actions to demand institutional recognition and accountability for Grant’s death.

First on advocates’ list of demands has been to call on Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the case and prosecute Mehserle in federal court. An online petition that was initiated this summer with those demands has been revived again in recent weeks. So far the petition has 393 signatures.

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