TITLE

Conyers wants hearings on Jena 6

AUTHOR(S)
Weixel, Nathaniel
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/25/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 110, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of U.S. House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers Jr. to conduct a hearing regarding the controversial attempted murder case in Los Angeles, California. According to Conyers, the need for the hearing is necessary because there should not even be allegations of unequal justice system based on race. Moreover, the "Jena 6" students, were charged for beating a white student in a brawl in December 2006 which was then followed by a series of racial incidents.
ACCESSION #
26996060

 

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