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High-profile trial for Chicago officer who shot Laquan McDonald

Watch All the Closing Arguments in the Jason Van Dyke Trial

Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder in the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Van Dyke Details What He Saw in Shooting of Laquan McDonald

    Jason Van Dyke takes the stand in his murder trial to testify on what he saw in the moments before and during the shooting of Laquan McDonald. 

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018)

    Prosecutors and defense attorneys presented their closing arguments Thursday in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting death of Laquan McDonald.

    Attorneys for each side spoke at length, making their final cases to jurors tasked with deciding Van Dyke's fate. You can watch the closing statements in their entirety below:

    PROSECUTION

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    Assistant Special Prosecutor Jody Gleason delivers the prosecution's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 2Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 2

    Assistant Special Prosecutor Jody Gleason delivers the prosecution's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 3Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 3

    Assistant Special Prosecutor Jody Gleason delivers the prosecution's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 4Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 4

    Assistant Special Prosecutor Jody Gleason delivers the prosecution's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 5Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 5

    Assistant Special Prosecutor Jody Gleason delivers the prosecution's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 6Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecutors 6

    Assistant Special Prosecutor Jody Gleason delivers the prosecution's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    DEFENSE

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 1Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 1

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 2Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 2

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 3Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 3

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 4Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 4

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 5Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 5

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 6Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 6

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 7Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 7

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 8Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 8

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 9Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 9

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 10Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 10

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 11Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 11

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 12Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Defense 12

    Defense attorney Dan Herbert delivers the defense's closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    REBUTTAL

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 1Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 1

    Special Prosecutor Joe McMahon delivers the prosecution's rebuttal to closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 2Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 2

    Special Prosecutor Joe McMahon delivers the prosecution's rebuttal to closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 3Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 3

    Special Prosecutor Joe McMahon delivers the prosecution's rebuttal to closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 4Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 4

    Special Prosecutor Joe McMahon delivers the prosecution's rebuttal to closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 5Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 5

    Special Prosecutor Joe McMahon delivers the prosecution's rebuttal to closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

    Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 6Van Dyke Closing Arguments: Prosecution Rebuttal 6

    Special Prosecutor Joe McMahon delivers the prosecution's rebuttal to closing arguments in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018)

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