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Former DA Says Ahmaud Arbery Was Murdered
“It’s a murder. In my mind it’s a felony murder." Former District Attorney of DeKalb County GA, Robert James, discussed the killing of Ahmaud Arbery on The Rashad Richey Morning Show.
I was a victim of a false arrest at age 16. I hated feeling powerless, and it motivated me to become an attorney. A great trial lawyer must be able to understand and relate to most people. Great trial lawyers are also great teachers and communicators. The best trial lawyers are able to present complex issues in a way that most people can understand.
Watson hired former DeKalb District Attorney Robert James as his criminal defense attorney. James says he only learned about the allegations after he left office Dec. 31. But James also says his intimate knowledge of the criminal justice system will help mount a legal defense for Watson.