FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, listens during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. Defense attorneys are expected to announce if they want a jury or a judge to hear the murder trial of Van Dyke. Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan told Van Dyke’s lawyers to return to court on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, to say if they want him or a jury to decide the case.
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, listens during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. Defense attorneys are expected to announce if they want a jury or a judge to hear the murder trial of Van Dyke. Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan told Van Dyke’s lawyers to return to court on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, to say if they want him or a jury to decide the case. Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File Antonio Perez
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, listens during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. Defense attorneys are expected to announce if they want a jury or a judge to hear the murder trial of Van Dyke. Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan told Van Dyke’s lawyers to return to court on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, to say if they want him or a jury to decide the case. Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File Antonio Perez

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