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Community Forums To Discuss Ray Tensing's Retrial

Donyetta Bailey and Rodney Harris, Esq. discuss jury selection and diversity at a Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati forum.
Donyetta Bailey and Rodney Harris, Esq. discuss jury selection and diversity at a Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati forum.

The second trial of Ray Tensing is scheduled for May 25. The white former University of Cincinnati police officer is accused of killing unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop. The first trial ended with a hung jury.

The Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati is holding a series of forums to educate people about the upcoming retrial and the criminal justice system. The second of the three forums is scheduled for Wednesday May 10.

Here to discuss the upcoming trial and the forums is President of the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati, Donyetta D. Bailey; Hamilton County Municipal Court judge, the HonorableFanon. A. Rucker; and Director of the Felony Division of the Hamilton County Public Defender’s Office, Rodney Harris, Esq.

For more information on the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati’s community forums click here

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