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Community activist Sheena Chou stands outside the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles to protest the release from jail of Johannes Mehserle, a former Bay Area transit officer. Mehserle was convicted in July 2010 and sentenced to two years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Oscar Grant, a black man.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Protesters gather at the Criminal courts building in downtown Los Angeles to voice their disapproval over the release of Johannes Mehserle. Mesehrle served 11 months of his two-year sentence.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Protesters gather at the criminal courts building in downtown Los Angeles to voice their disapproval over the release from prison of Johannes Mehserle. The jury found that Mehserle did not intend to kill Grant, but that his behavior was so negligent that it was criminal. The case was prosecuted in Los Angeles due to public reaction in the Bay Area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Protesters hold up clenched fists and posters of Oscar Grant during a protest outside the federal courthouse.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

Community activist Bilal Ali confronts police officers at the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

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A former Bay Area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man at an Oakland train station was released from jail early Monday, triggering protests in Los Angeles and Oakland.

Johannes Mehserle, 29, was released after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Oscar Grant III on New Year’s Day 2009.

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