Jury Selection in the Trial of the Men who Killed Ahmaud Arbery: Grinding My Teeth

I’ve spent a week and a half grumbling and grinding my teeth about the jury selection in the Ahmaud Arbery case. Defense attorneys in this case wanted to shield the questioning of the jurors from the public entirely.  The judge, in what is called a “compromise” ruling, allowed two reporters at the time to listenContinue reading “Jury Selection in the Trial of the Men who Killed Ahmaud Arbery: Grinding My Teeth”

Jury Selection: Ahmaud Arbery Case

25 October 2021 Ahmaud Arbery Case: Jury Selecti One of the most infuriating parts of trying to cover the trial of the three men who killed Ahmaud Arbery is that individual questioning of the jurors is shielded from the public. When each panel of 20 potential jurors is called before the court, lawyers ask generalContinue reading “Jury Selection: Ahmaud Arbery Case”

Ahmaud Arbery Case: Jury Selection

Ahmaud Arbery Case, Day Five, 10/22/21 Friday Morning Reflections: Jury Selection Few people seem concerned with the private questioning, away from public scrutiny, that is going on in the trial of the men who abducted and shot Ahmaud Arbery.  I think more people should be concerned. Trials are public for a reason.  Trials are publicContinue reading “Ahmaud Arbery Case: Jury Selection”

Ahmaud Arbery: Jury Selection

Brunswick, Georgia Wednesday, 10/20/21 Already, on day three, I have a lot of questions about the way in which the Ahmaud Arbery case is being tried.    If my understanding is correct, no members of the public are allowed to attend the trial.  Only people involved with the case are allowed in the courtroom.  ThisContinue reading “Ahmaud Arbery: Jury Selection”

Ahmaud Arbery: Jury Selection

Ahmaud Arbery Case: Day 2 Blog #6 Jury Selection It was reported that the Court in Brunswick, Georgia was going to go into the night selecting jurors, but instead the court stopped jury selection around 6 PM.  Today, jury selection continues with general questioning by the Prosecutor, Dunikoski.  Dunikoski and the other prosecutors on theContinue reading “Ahmaud Arbery: Jury Selection”

Ahmaud Arbery: Jury Selection

Blog #5 Jury selection in the trial of the men who killed Ahmaud Arbery is starting this morning. Speculation is that the process may take as much as three weeks.  Over 1,000 people have been called for jury duty which is a much larger pool than is usual in most cases, even in high profileContinue reading “Ahmaud Arbery: Jury Selection”

FOR ALMOST THREE MONTHS THERE WERE NO ARRESTS AFTER THE KILLING OF AHMAUD ARBERY IN GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

AHMAUD ARBERY #2 PROSECUTORS The date for the trial of the three men who hunted down Ahmaud Arbery and shot him in the street is October 18, 2021 in the Glynn County Courthouse, Brunswick, Georgia. For almost three months after Arbery, 25, was shot and killed, there were no arrests, no charges brought and almostContinue reading “FOR ALMOST THREE MONTHS THERE WERE NO ARRESTS AFTER THE KILLING OF AHMAUD ARBERY IN GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA”

Ahmaud Arbery

Blog #1 “What is he doing wrong?” On a Sunday afternoon, February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery jogged through a neighborhood in Glynn County, Georgia.  He had jogged in the neighborhood before. But this jog ended with a retired police investigator, Greg McMichaels, and his son Travis, arming themselves and jumping into their pickup truck toContinue reading “Ahmaud Arbery”

the buzz of white privilege: ahmaud arbery

AHMAUD ARBERY BLOG #3 On a Sunday afternoon, February 23, 2020, a retired police investigator, Greg McMichael, 64, sees a young black man, Ahmaud Arbery, 25, jogging down the street past McMichael’s house. As it has been described, McMichael goes on “high alert.”  He calls out to his son Travis McMichael who also lives inContinue reading “the buzz of white privilege: ahmaud arbery”

essential podasts: ahmaud arbery. “I just need to know what he was doing wrong.”

https://www.wabe.org/shows/buried-truths/ On a Sunday afternoon, February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery jogged through a neighborhood in Glynn County, Georgia.  He had jogged in the neighborhood before. But, this jog ended with a retired police investigator and his son, Greg and Travis McMichaels, jumping into their pick up truck and pursuing Arbery.  They shot Arbery in theContinue reading “essential podasts: ahmaud arbery. “I just need to know what he was doing wrong.””