The decision in Los Angeles


The emotional, riotous aftermath of Wednesday's not-guilty verdict in the trial of Los Angeles police officers charged in the video-taped beating of Rodney King makes the case the nation's most explosive court decision in recent years. Despite acquittal on felony charges in the just-ended trial, the same officers still face departmental proceedings that could cost them their jobs, and at least two civil suits against them remain to be played out.

The Evening Sun would like to know what you think. From what you've read, seen and heard, did justice prevail in the jury decision reached this week in Los Angeles?

To register your opinion, call SUNDIAL at 783-1800 (or 268-7736 in Anne Arundel County) through midnight Sunday. After you hear the greeting, you'll be asked to punch in a four-digit code on your touch-tone phone. Punch 4600 and you'll be connected with "It's Your Call," The Evening Sun's phone survey on topical issues.

"It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.

Look for the results in Monday's Evening Sun.

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