Battle rages on over Mehserle verdict

A boat with a flag that says 'Free Johannes Mehserle' has been outside the SF Giants park, getting national TV coverage


Chip Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

SAN FRANCISCO — The jury in the Johannes Mehserle murder trial rendered a verdict months ago, but the battle for hearts and minds rages on.

Supporters for both sides are ramping up the rhetoric in preparation for the former BART police officer's sentencing scheduled for Nov. 5 in Los Angeles. Now that justice has been served, the question that remains is: in what portions?

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