Prosecutors Ask Judge In Derek Chauvin Trial To Change 'Trauma' Wording In Sentencing OrderProsecutors have asked the judge who handled former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in George Floyd’s death to rewrite his sentencing order to delete suggestions that child witnesses did not suffer trauma.
How Have DOJ Probes Impacted Other Cities' Police Departments?The Department of Justice opened an investigation into Minneapolis police in April, following the conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. It will look at use of force, and determine if the department engages in discriminatory policing.
Court OKs 3rd-Degree Murder Against 3-Ex Cops In George Floyd DeathProsecutors may file aiding and abetting third-degree murder charges against three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
Derek Chauvin Closing In On Federal Plea Deal, Sources Tell WCCOAs part of a possible plea deal Chauvin would have to publicly explain what he did to Floyd and why. If convicted in federal court, Chauvin could face life in prison.
How Much Time Will Derek Chauvin Actually Spend In Prison?Doing it that way provides a level of certainty in sentencing not guaranteed in some states, where sentences can be given as a range to be decided later by a parole board.
Impact Of Derek Chauvin Case On Policing Remains To Be Seen, Experts SayOfficers accused of brutality or other misconduct against Black people rarely go to trial, and among those who have, the list of acquittals and mistrials is longer than the list of sentencings after conviction.
Black, Minority-Owned Business Conference Uses Chauvin Sentencing As Teaching MomentThe Growth Conference hosted their first annual event at Rosemount Minnesota National Guard Armory on Friday night.
'Happy, But Also Not Happy': Community Reaction Mixed After Chauvin SentencingA general feeling of peace could be felt around the place, now commonly referred to as George Floyd Square. Dozens of people came out to honor Floyd’s life.
Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years In Prison For Killing George FloydChauvin was sentenced by Judge Peter Cahill Friday afternoon at the Hennepin County Government Center, though he left most of his reasoning to a 22-page document he did not read aloud.
Attorney Ben Crump Calls For Federal Conviction For Derek ChauvinThe Rev. Al Sharpton said that if Chauvin is convicted federally, the federal sentence could run consecutively, giving Chauvin more time in prison.
Will Derek Chauvin's Prison Experience Remain Unusual?Since his April conviction, Chauvin has been held at the state’s only maximum security prison, in Oak Park Heights. That’s unusual — people don’t typically go to a prison while waiting for sentencing.
'One Step Closer To Healing': George Floyd's Family, AG Ellison React To Derek Chauvin's SentenceFor Floyd's family members, the sentence marked a moment of accountability, though his sister Bridgett Floyd said there is still a "long way to go."
Derek Chauvin, At Sentencing, Says He Hopes To Give Floyd Family 'Some Peace Of Mind'Chauvin spoke for less than a minute. With a possible appeal and with a federal case still pending, experts weren’t surprised Chauvin kept his comments to a minimum.
'My Condolences To The Floyd Family': Derek Chauvin Speaks Before Being Sentenced To 22.5 Years In PrisonThe ex-Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd has learned his fate. He will spend 22.5 years in prison.