(strangely similar to the OJ case, whereupon THOSE Browns sued and won in a civil court.)
A civil case would be much easier as the burden of proof is much less. In a criminal court the plaintiff must establish guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, where, in a civil case, the proof needed for a guilty verdict is the preponderance of the evidence. That is, is there more evidence of guilt than innocence?
It would be wise of the authorities to announce no indictment* late, late at night or early, early in the morning. I am sure the more motivated "protesters" will still do their worst, however, perhaps the timing of the announcement could allow some time for cooler heads to prevail.
*If that is the outcome.
A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
I heard the same from the news conference about 10 minutes ago. We find out at 9pm Eastern, 8pm there.
"Every time something really bad happens, people cry out for safety, and the government answers by taking rights away from good people." - Penn Jillette.