Protesters gathered outside of a courthouse in Baltimore after Officer Edward Nero was acquittted. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

A judge has found Officer Edward Nero not guilty on all charges in the Freddie Gray case on Monday, but many on social media disagreed with the verdict.

Nero was one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the 2015 arrest and death of Gray. Nero was accused of assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment.

Twitter users from diverse backgrounds condemned the American justice system with the trending hashtag #NeroTrial. They remembered Gray, whose death led to riots in Baltimore, by using the hashtag #FreddieGray.

Twitter has proven to be a powerful tool to give voice to dissent. Time will tell if any of the protest leads to substantive changes in police work and community relations.

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