by Alan J. Singer
The three men on trial for killing Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia are counting on a jury to accept their claim that they were executing a citizen's arrest on Arbery. Georgia's citizen's arrest law, since repealed, shares in the racist history of similar laws across the nation.
SOURCE: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Hofstra professor (and HNN contributor) Alan J. Singer explains to Roy Wood, Jr. why "citizens arrest" is a legacy of the era of slavery and white supremacy.
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