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# derek-chauvin - Saturday 26 June, 2021

George Floyd’s family say Derek Chauvin jail term ‘not harsh enough’
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# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family say Derek Chauvin jail term ‘not harsh enough’

Jun 26th 2021, 9:30 AM 24,191 Views 68 Comments

Family lawyer Ben Crump said the family had got ‘some measure of accountability’.

# derek-chauvin - Friday 25 June, 2021

George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin
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# Minneapolis

George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 9:45 PM 65,193 Views 0 Comments

US President Joe Biden said the jail sentence was “appropriate”.

# derek-chauvin - Monday 24 May, 2021

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder
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# Minneapolis

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder

May 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,419 Views 4 Comments

The event was one of several planned across the US.

# derek-chauvin - Friday 7 May, 2021

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death
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Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death

May 7th 2021, 3:38 PM 11,168 Views 0 Comments

The men are charged with violating George Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force.

# derek-chauvin - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

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

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

May 5th 2021, 6:42 AM 26,718 Views 24 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

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

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,691 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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# George Floyd

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

Apr 21st 2021, 8:45 AM 17,070 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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# Front Pages

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

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,296 Views 57 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,748 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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# George Floyd

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 36,277 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Monday 19 April, 2021

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

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

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 11:00 PM 34,580 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Thursday 15 April, 2021

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

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 38,265 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,390 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Sunday 11 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 11th 2021, 8:45 AM 16,262 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 6th 2021, 7:19 AM 15,548 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Friday 2 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:03 AM 24,525 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

# derek-chauvin - Thursday 1 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 1st 2021, 8:08 AM 23,826 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

# derek-chauvin - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 31st 2021, 10:30 PM 31,582 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”.

# derek-chauvin - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 30th 2021, 6:40 AM 13,422 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Monday 29 March, 2021

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

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

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 5:41 PM 22,058 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 10th 2021, 6:39 AM 5,659 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Monday 8 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,344 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Thursday 23 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:56 AM 39,783 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-chauvin - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,596 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.

# derek-chauvin - Monday 8 June, 2020

Police officer charged with killing of George Floyd appears in court
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# Derek Chauvin

Police officer charged with killing of George Floyd appears in court

Jun 8th 2020, 7:37 PM 51,537 Views 0 Comments

Members of the party knelt for eight minutes and 46 seconds before a sitting of Congress today.

# derek-chauvin - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder
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# Minneapolis

Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:06 PM 17,249 Views 0 Comments

George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.

# derek-chauvin - Friday 29 May, 2020

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 44,503 Views 34 Comments

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.