Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom covers ‘no indictment’ decision in Eric Garner case

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In what has now become a familiar scene, protestors filled the streets in cities across America last night. This time, to protest a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Daniel Panteleo. In July, Panteleo used a banned chokehold method on an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, which led to Garner’s death. The fatal altercation was captured on film.

Avvo legal analyst Lisa Bloom covered the jury’s decision, expressing outrage and alarm at racial injustice in the U.S. legal system — just as she has done in the cases of Mike Brown, Renisha McBrideTrayvon Martin and others.

Below, Lisa’s commentary as the “no indictment” decision in the Eric Garner case was announced.

The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Avvo.

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