LI: Michael Slager Takes Federal Plea In Walter Scott Shooting Death


Over at Legal Insurrection:

Former police officer Michael Slager has accepted a Federal plea bargain deal in which he concedes to having violated the civil rights of Walter Scott when he fatally shot Scott five times as the apparently unarmed Scott fled from him. The shooting occurred in April 2015 in Charlotte SC. Slager is white and Scott was black. A copy of the plea deal is embedded below.

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