If D.A. Jackie Lacey won’t charge the LAPD officer who shot Brendon Glenn, some ask: When would she prosecute?

LA TIMES, 18 MARCH 2018, FEAT. PROF. SETH STOUGHTON:

Seth Stoughton, a professor at University of South Carolina School of Law and a former police officer, reviewed Lacey’s memo and said he believed the evidence was strong enough to bring to a jury.

“If the prosecutor is unwilling to even present the case to a jury because the officer has a facially plausible story, then all an officer has to do is say, ‘He was reaching for my gun,’ or, ‘I thought he was reaching for my gun,’ ” Stoughton said.

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