Judge orders new trial for Danziger Bridge officers

(CNN) — A federal judge on Tuesday granted a new trial for five former New Orleans police officers convicted in the Danziger Bridge case, citing prosecutorial misconduct. The five officers were convicted in 2011 for civil rights violations in the shootings of unarmed civilians in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Click here to read the Motion for a New Trial (PDF, 129 pages): Danziger – Motion for a New Trial.


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