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Diallo Police Shooting Trial

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Diallo Police Shooting Trial

Diallo Police Shooting Trial

Diallo Police Shooting Trial

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Melissa Block reports that a judge in New York has ruled that the state law barring television cameras in the courtroom is unconstitutional, thus, clearing the way for television coverage of the Amadou Diallo police shooting trial. Four white New York City police officers are accused of murder in the death of Diallo, a black street vendor from Guinea. An appeals court moved the trial from the Bronx to Albany after defense lawyers' claims that pre-trial publicity had made it impossible to seat an impartial jury.