Protests have exploded in St. Louis following the final verdict of a case regarding Jason Stockley, a St. Louis police officer responsible for the death of Anthony Lamar Smith. Officer Stockley shot Smith 5 times after an alleged drug deal which developed into a car chase. Despite DNA evidence providing evidence that Stockley planted a gun in Smith's car and stockley's damning quote, "I’m going to kill this this motherfucker, don’t you know it," the St. Louis court of law failed to convict the officer with first degree murder.
Our hosts take the time to briefly break down the case and it's response in St. Louis. We then turn to a larger question - what is the efficacy of protests in the modern United States?
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