convicted teachers hearing

Today is the day 10 of the 11 convicted former educators receive their sentences from Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter.

Judge Baxter, who is white, ordered the 10 black teachers jailed immediately after a jury convicted them of violating the RICO statute on April 1. RICO charges are usually reserved for organized crime mob figures.

WSB TV has provided live feed of the sentencing hearing from the Fulton County Courthouse.

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