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No Unrest, Uproar in Sean Bell Trial Fallout

Supporters of Sean Bell demonstrate in the streets of New York City after the verdict was announced in the Bell shooting trial. Spencer Platt, Getty Images hide caption

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The New York Times describes the response to the Sean Bell verdict this way:

"Unlike some previous verdicts in police shootings, the acquittals in the Bell case have so far been largely met with a muted response. Thousands of protesters did not fill the streets, no unrest ensued."

What was your reaction to the acquittals? To what do you attribute the reaction as mentioned above?

We took a closer look at this case — and the fallout — on today's bloggers' roundtable segment. Listen, and tell us what you think.

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