Derek Chauvin trial

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Derek Chauvin Appeals for a New Trial

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, has formally requested

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Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial, hearing to impeach verdict

The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George Floyd has requested a new trial, saying the court abused its discretion, and he wants a hearing to have the verdict impeached because of what he says is jury misconduct, according to a court document filed Tuesday. Derek Chauvin, who is white,

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Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death

Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the black man’s neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S. Chauvin, 45, was immediately led away with his hands

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Opinion: The Lynch Mob Howled

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] The jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts. It took fewer than 24 hours to reach a unanimous decision.

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Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury

The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury Monday in a city on edge against another round of unrest like the one that erupted last year over the harrowing video of Chauvin with his knee on the black man’s neck. The jury of six white

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The Derek Chauvin Trial — Day 14

Judge Peter Cahill on the bench during the trial of Derek Chauvin. (Credit Image: © Pool Video Via Court Tv via ZUMA Wire) Editor’s Note: See our coverage of the first day of the trial here, the second day here, and the third day here, the fourth day here, the fifth day here, the sixth day here, the seventh day here, the

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