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Kelly Thomas wrongful death civil trial begins




Ron Thomas' son Kelly Thomas was beaten to death by Fullerton police officers in 2011. The trial for the ex-cops will begin on December 2nd, 2013.
Ron Thomas' son Kelly Thomas was beaten to death by Fullerton police officers in 2011. The trial for the ex-cops will begin on December 2nd, 2013.
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What's expected to be a lengthy and emotional trial got underway Monday in the wrongful death lawsuit concerning the beating of Kelly Thomas at the hands of Fullerton police officers.

We get the latest from our KPCC reporter covering the trial, as well as some legal analysis.

Read the full story here.

Guests:

Erika Aguilar, KPCC reporter covering the Kelly Thomas trial

Laurie Levenson, a former federal prosecutor and current Loyola Law professor