In the first of two days of hearings on a long list of pretrial motions, the judge heard arguments on what evidence will be allowed in the trial for the three white men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery.
The three white men are charged with a federal hate crime in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. They pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Monday overhauling Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law to greatly limit who can detain criminal suspects beyond on-duty police officers.
The trial on state murder and assault charges will begin in October. The three defendants also face federal hate crime charges.
Thursday on Political Rewind, the three men awaiting trial for murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery now also face federal hate crimes charges. Federal indictment could lead to life sentences for Travis and Gregory McMichael and Roddie Bryan. And, after telling the nation that America is on the move again in a speech before a joint session of Congress last night, President Joe Biden is in Georgia today.
The three white men, who are already charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery at the state level, have been indicted on federal hate crimes and attempted kidnapping charges.
The measure stems from the shooting death last year of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black jogger who was cornered near Brunswick by two white men in pickup trucks and shot dead. The defendants have cited the citizen’s arrest law in their defense.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Fallout from the arrest of Georgia state Rep. Park Cannon continues. The representative from Atlanta returned to the state Capitol yesterday. Also, after winning approval from the state Senate, an overhaul of Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law is one step closer to final approval.
The men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery near Brunswick last year are set to appear in court again May 12 and 13. The hearings will tackle a long list of pretrial motions.
The state House voted unanimously to repeal Georgia's citizen's arrest law, which has been in the spotlight since the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020.
The suit names Gregory and Travis McMichael, as well as William "Roddie" Bryan, who are all facing felony murder charges in connection with Arbery's death.
A year after Ahmaud Arbery's death, a lack of data complicates discussion about police reform in Glynn County.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A year has passed since the death of Ahmaud Arbery. The 25-year-old was shot and killed in a residential neighborhood outside of Brunswick, Ga., not far from his home.
Where do we stand in seeking justice for this young man from Georgia? How has the country grown and where is more attention needed?
It has been one year since Ahmaud Arbery was gunned down while jogging in Brunswick, Ga. GPB Lawmakers host Donna Lowry speaks with attorney L. Chris Stewart, who represents Arbery's mother.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced legislation to overhaul Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law at the Georgia Capitol on Tuesday with solid bipartisan support.