Community Event | Anatomy of a Civil Rights Prosecution: The Rodney King Case

The American Constitution Society and the National Lawyers Guild will host an interactive presentation geared for lawyers and law students.  Barry Kowalski, one of the two lead prosecutors in the 1993 trial of Los Angeles police officers involved in the beating of Rodney King, will describe in detail the federal government's investigation, and the case it presented that led to its successful prosecution of the officers.  He will also show the video of the assault on King that sparked outrage worldwide.