Hello! You are part of a community of millions who seek out Democracy Now! for ad-free daily news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for our in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the voices of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We produce all of this news at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation. We do this without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How? This model of news depends on support from viewers and listeners like you. Today, less than 1% of our visitors support Democracy Now! with a donation each year. If even 3% of our website visitors donated just $12 per month, we could cover our basic operating expenses for a year. Pretty amazing right? If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make a monthly contribution.

Your Donation: $
Wednesday, February 23, 2000 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Mccain Trumps Bush in Michigan, Arizona
2000-02-23

Prosecution’s Closing Arguments in Diallo Case

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
This is viewer supported news

Closing arguments concluded yesterday in the Diallo murder trial. Four New York police officers, Richard Murphy, Sean Carroll, Edward McMellon and Kenneth Boss are charged with second degree murder for shooting Amadou Diallo to death on February 4, 1999. Diallo died in a hail of 41 bullets, having been hit 19 times. The officers are white. Amadou was black. Yesterday we went live to the trial in Albany, New York, where we brought you the closing arguments of James Culleton, the defense attorney for Officer Richard Murphy. Murphy shot four bullets at Diallo.

Today we bring you excerpts of the prosecution’s closing argument as presented by lead prosecutor Eric Warner.

Tape:

  • Excerpts from prosecution’s closing argument in the Diallo trial.

Recent Shows More


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

This is viewer supported news