The summer trial date is significantly earlier than the 2015 date that two of the defendants’ attorneys had wanted. Obstruction of justice is among the charges.
Two former California police officers who beat a mentally ill homeless man unconscious were acquitted Monday. The case had sparked public outrage.
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