The Murder Trial Of Derek Chauvin
Prosecutors and defense attorneys gave their opening statements to a socially-distanced courtroom on Monday afternoon. A rare court livestream gave the world a view of the proceedings.
“Mr. Chauvin betrayed his badge when he used excessive and unreasonable force upon the body of Mr. George Floyd” -Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell
Day 1 of Derek Chauvin’s trial: Both sides made opening statements.
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We talk with Politico’s Brakkton Booker about witness testimony so far and how long the trial is expected to last.
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