There are NO blacks on the jury.
Mehserle's attorneys will try to prove that Oscar Grant deserved to be shot in the back while unarmed, handcuffed face down on the ground, and in police-custody, by pointing to his criminal record, which includes a previous charge of resisting arrest.
They so far have succeeded on two separate occasions in their attempts to keep blacks, whom they have accused of not being able to be impartial, off of the jury.
Here are some other interesting tidbits from the first week of the trial.
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