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Johannes Mehserle

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Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant’s Father

A jury has rejected a civil rights lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant’s father, stemming from Grant’s killing by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle, in 2009.

07/01/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Prison Inmate Father Of Oscar Grant III Testifies In Lawsuit Against Former BART Police Officer Mehserle

The father of a 22-year-old Hayward man who was fatally shot by a BART officer in Oakland in 2009 testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that his son was the most treasured element in his life.

06/24/2014

Johannes Mehserle

Mehserle Breaks Down On Witness Stand During Testimony Of Oscar Grant’s Death In Civil Case

Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer, broke down and cried on the witness stand while describing how he shot and killed Oscar Grant at a BART station platform more than five years ago.

06/13/2014

Johannes Mehserle

Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim’s Father

The former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.

06/11/2014

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BART Settles Lawsuit: 5 Men Detained With Oscar Grant To Get $175,000

BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.

05/20/2014

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Peaceful Vigil Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Oscar Grant’s Shooting Death

Demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon for a peaceful vigil in Oakland to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of Oscar Grant who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day.

01/01/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant Shooting

Oakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.

12/31/2013

Mehserle served for two years on the BART Police force and had become a father within days of the shooting. (CBS)

Court Gives Oscar Grant’s Father OK To Sue Ex-BART Cop For Fatal Shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and other officers by the father of Oscar Grant III and five of Grant’s friends.

07/30/2013

Michael B. Jordan & Ariana Neal in "Fruitvale Station" (credit: The Weinstein Company)

‘Fruitvale Station’ Movie Delivers Nuanced Portrait Of Oscar Grant

Oscar Grant did not deserve to die. That is the central message of the new film “Fruitvale Station.”

07/28/2013

Michael B. Jordan as Oscar Grant in 'Fruitvale'  (credit: The Weinstein Company)

‘Fruitvale Station': Recreating A Tragic Loss Of A Life

Michael B. Jordan, director Ryan Coogler discuss their award-winning film about the last day of Oscar Grant, the young man fatally shot by a BART transit cop…

07/21/2013

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