Michael Slager in Court -Former Officer Accused of Walter Scott Shooting

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)– A white former police officer charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is returning to a federal courtroom in South Carolina.
wooden-gavel-and-sound-block.jpgAttorneys discussed the process to declare former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager indigent, thus making him eligible for state-funded legal assistance during a Dec. 23, 2015 hearing. His attorneys want help paying for expert witnesses.” class=”alignnone size-bones-thumb-300 wp-image-159812″ />
A federal judge has set a Friday hearing in the case brought against former North Charleston officer Michael Slager.
It’s Slager’s first appearance in federal court since his arraignment back in May on charges that he violated the civil rights of Walter Scott in the April, 2015 shooting.

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