WATCH: Hearing for Ray Tensing Murder Case Re-Trial

Ray Tensinga former University of Cincinnati police officer, is facing a second trial for the death of Sam DuBose, a black motorist Tensing shot during a traffic stop on July 19, 2015. Tensing’s first trial ended in a hung jury. Before the second trial begins, attorneys for both sides are arguing at a hearing regarding the admissibility of evidence, including a Confederate flag t-shirt that Tensing wore under his uniform the day of the shooting. Watch the hearing live in the player above.

The defense believes that the shirt would be prejudicial due to its racial connotations, and would do more to play on jurors’ emotions than prove any facts in the case.

Tensing’s attorney is also expected to challenge the qualifications of the prosecution’s video expert during the hearing.

In the past, Tensing has argued that he feared for his life when he shot DuBose, claiming that the driver dragged him with his car. The jury in the first trial deliberated for 25 hours but could not reach a decision. Tensing is charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter.

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Aaron Keller is an attorney licensed in two states. He holds a juris doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and a broadcast journalism degree from Syracuse University. During law school, he completed legal residencies in the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General and in a local prosecutor’s office. He was employed as a summer associate in the New Hampshire Department of Safety, which manages the state police, and further served as a summer law clerk for a New York trial judge. Before law school, Keller worked for television stations in New York and in the Midwest, mostly as an evening news anchor and investigative reporter. His original reporting on the Wisconsin murder of Teresa Halbach was years later featured in the Netflix film "Making A Murderer."

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