TITLE

`A nice, safe place to live.'

AUTHOR(S)
Streisand, B.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Contends that Ventura County, Calif., an ideal location to live, is not necessarily a good place to hold the trial of four white Los Angeles police officers accused of beating black motorist Rodney King. Black activists and others are concerned about the potentially conservative tilt of a jury drawn from Ventura County. Description of Ventura County; Why lawyers on both sides say they can get a fair trial in Ventura County.
ACCESSION #
9202104424

 

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