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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Hate Crime for White Man Killed for Having Black Friends?

A Louisiana man who was apparently killed because he had black friends could be the subject of a federal hate crime trial, experts believe. Michael Luke Darby, 24, was stabbed to death by assailants last month after he left a bar with two black companions. Two men have been arrested for the murder after Darby’s body was found behind some bushes in Lafayette. According to local news reports, on Oct. 14 Darby and his friends were confronted in the street …

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