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Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims
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Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims

Wed 6:42 AM 26,566 Views 24 Comments

Derek Chauvin was convicted last month of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
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US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,665 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin
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Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

Apr 21st 2021, 8:45 AM 16,917 Views 36 Comments

US scholars analyse the guilty verdicts handed down to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd.

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
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'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,117 Views 57 Comments

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
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Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,622 Views 158 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial
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As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 8:55 PM 36,206 Views 0 Comments

The verdict will be read in a Minneapolis courtroom at 9.30pm Irish time.

Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury
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Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 11:00 PM 34,540 Views 0 Comments

The 45-year-old former police officer is charged with the murder of George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
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Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,235 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality
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'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality

Apr 14th 2021, 7:46 AM 5,486 Views 0 Comments

Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop by a police officer who apparently confused her handgun with her taser

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
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Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,377 Views 0 Comments

His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
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Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 7:17 PM 49,007 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
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Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

Apr 11th 2021, 8:45 AM 16,213 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told
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Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told

Apr 6th 2021, 10:52 PM 13,905 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death last year.

Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief
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Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief

Apr 6th 2021, 7:19 AM 15,546 Views 0 Comments

The doctor who treated Floyd said a lack of oxygen was the most likely reason his heart had stopped beating.

Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene
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Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:03 AM 24,509 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial
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Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial

Apr 1st 2021, 8:08 AM 23,789 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd
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Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Mar 31st 2021, 10:30 PM 31,550 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Martin said that as he stood on the kerb a short time later watching Floyd’s arrest, he felt “disbelief — and guilt”.

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears
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Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears

Mar 30th 2021, 10:00 PM 23,212 Views 0 Comments

“He just stared at us, looked at us. He had like this cold look, heartless. He didn’t care,” Darnella Frazier said in testimony.

Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial
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Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial

Mar 30th 2021, 6:40 AM 13,414 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd
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Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 5:41 PM 22,037 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin, a veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, faces murder and manslaughter charges.

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd
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Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd

Mar 12th 2021, 8:02 PM 22,580 Views 33 Comments

Floyd’s death last year sparked protests in Minneapolis and elsewhere around the world.

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death
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Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death

Mar 10th 2021, 6:39 AM 5,656 Views 0 Comments

Jury selection is proceeding even as a potential appellate court ruling could halt proceedings.

Jury selection delayed in trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
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Jury selection delayed in trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 9th 2021, 7:04 AM 6,418 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
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Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,340 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis
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Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Nov 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 9,959 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
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Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,443 Views 0 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK
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Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK

Aug 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 92,373 Views 84 Comments

The Duchess also said she wants to use her voice to raise awareness of discrimination.

Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges
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Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:56 AM 39,767 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is in custody charged with second-degree murder over Mr Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest
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'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest

Jul 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 30,359 Views 22 Comments

Police in London said that the technique was not taught in police training.

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
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George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,575 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show
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George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show

Jul 9th 2020, 6:51 AM 13,881 Views 26 Comments

Transcripts from the police officers’ body cameras, filed in court this week, show that George Floyd’s last words were “I can’t breathe.”

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
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US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,589 Views 0 Comments

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death
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US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

Jun 26th 2020, 7:21 AM 16,250 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

'I am my brother's keeper': George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings
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'I am my brother's keeper': George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings

Jun 18th 2020, 11:14 AM 10,369 Views 36 Comments

Philonise Floyd’s message by video was to the Human Rights Council.

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
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Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,669 Views 75 Comments

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
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Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians

Jun 13th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,527 Views 53 Comments

The five MEPs co-signed a letter to Josep Borrell ahead of a debate in the EU parliament next week.

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council
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Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Jun 11th 2020, 8:15 AM 24,642 Views 119 Comments

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’
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George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’

Jun 11th 2020, 8:03 AM 11,101 Views 13 Comments

“The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing,” Philonise Floyd said.

CrossFit CEO resigns after outrage over George Floyd comments
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CrossFit CEO resigns after outrage over George Floyd comments

Jun 10th 2020, 11:00 AM 60,499 Views 26 Comments

A number of companies have cut ties with CrossFit in recent days.

TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests
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TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests

Jun 10th 2020, 8:21 AM 25,011 Views 108 Comments

The programme had been pulled temporarily from the air in late May, but that move has now become permanent.

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