CLAYTON, MO - NOVEMBER 24: St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown on November 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson.

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Civil rights groups are demanding that a judge investigate prosecutor Robert McCulloch's handling of the Wilson case

Taylor Lewis
Apr, 24, 2015

Various Ferguson civil rights groups have joined forces and filed a lawsuit demanding that a judge review St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch and his handling of the Darren Wilson grand jury. However, a St. Louis County judge has implied that the case will be thrown out of court.

McCulloch was responsible for overseeing the grand jury that declined to indict Darren Wilson, the former officer who fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown last August. Earlier this year, a group of activists demanded that a judge hire an independent investigator to look into McCulloch and, what they are calling, any "prosecutorial misconduct."

In the most recent hearing, Circuit Judge Joseph Walsh III cited that the Department of Justice reached the same conclusions as the grand jury in its own independent review, suggesting that the lawsuit would not survive.

Another hearing on the case is schedule for May 29.