A Missouri prosecutor who decided not to charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown says he's unhappy with the choice, but that he couldn't prove murder or manslaughter in the case. (July 31)
WESLEY BELL: People say to me, well, Wesley, we don't like your decision. And my response is, well, I don't either. We have to do a serious analysis of the laws that are in place now that make it so difficult to prosecute a case when we know that there's some concerning behavior or actions or what have you.
JOHN BOWMAN: I don't want to second-guess him what the evidence showed out or showed them that says they could not take it to court and get an indictment or get a conviction. I am not in that room to determine whether or not that evidence was there. But I think it's a very delicate time to have this type of thing to come up. And, once again, I just-- I feel a lot of sympathy and concern for the family having to go through this all over again.