Dylann Roof’s attorneys say in court filings Monday that prosecutors must prove the shooting affected interstate commerce to charge him under federal hate crimes laws. And they say any connection between the June 2015 shooting in Charleston and interstate commerce is vague.
Dylann Roof’s attorneys say in court filings Monday that prosecutors must prove the shooting affected interstate commerce to charge him under federal hate crimes laws. And they say any connection between the June 2015 shooting in Charleston and interstate commerce is vague. Ben Earp AP
Dylann Roof’s attorneys say in court filings Monday that prosecutors must prove the shooting affected interstate commerce to charge him under federal hate crimes laws. And they say any connection between the June 2015 shooting in Charleston and interstate commerce is vague. Ben Earp AP

Dylann Roof’s lawyers push to drop hate crime charges in Charleston church shooting

August 09, 2016 12:34 PM