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Obama Comments on Repeal of Jena 6 Conviction


Location: Chicago, IL

Obama Comments on Repeal of Jena 6 Conviction

"I am pleased that the Louisiana state appeals court recognized that the aggravated battery charge brought in this case was inappropriate. I hope that today's decision will lead the prosecutor to reconsider the excessive charges brought against all the teenagers in this case. And I hope that the judicial process will move deliberately to ensure that all of the defendants will receive a fair trial and equal justice under the law."

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