Slate: Eric Garner, grand jury: How would we cover the decision not to indict a police officer if it happened in another country?

In America’s largest city, the judicial branch declined to pursue charges against a security officer who was videotaped in broad daylight choking a man to death. This came less than two weeks after courts in the nation’s often overlooked central region reached a similar decision in the shooting of an unarmed teenager. Both victims were members of the country’s largest minority group, and the killings have set off nationwide protests that have often escalated into clashes between dissidents and the security forces.

Eric Garner, grand jury: How would we cover the decision not to indict a police officer if it happened in another country?.