A small group of demonstrators stands outside the Clarence M. Mitchell Courthouse June 23 as the Goodson verdict is announced. (Wendy Stewart)
I almost forgot about the important verdict that was expected today from Circuit Judge Barry Williams in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson, the police officer prosecutors said gave Freddie Gray Jr. a “rough ride” in a police van that resulted in fatal injuries.
I had no plans to be at the courthouse. I planned to catch up with the verdict via local news and online media just like everyone else.