Opening Statements Begin In Federal Trial For Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's DeathTou Thao, Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng are accused of violating Floyd's civil rights. Opening arguments began Monday morning.
Opening Statements Start Monday In Federal Trial Of Ex-Officers Involved In George Floyd's DeathWhile the federal court is not releasing demographic information about the jurors like the state court did during Derek Chauvin's trial, we know there are some big differences in the jury pool for the civil rights trial of the other officers.
Jury Seated In Trial Of 3 Fmr. MPD Officers Charged In George Floyd's DeathThe jury was seated Thursday in the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in the death of George Floyd.
Timeline: Events Since George Floyd's Arrest, Murder On May 25, 2020A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis:
Media Groups Protest Restrictions For Federal Trial Of Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's DeathA coalition of media groups says restrictions on access to the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death amount to an unconstitutional closing of the courtroom.
Do Minnesota Cases Show It's Getting Easier To Convict Police Officers?Three recent convictions of police officers, all in the Minneapolis area, raise the question: Has there been a shift in jurors' historic unwillingness to convict cops in on-duty killings?
Advisory Committee Weighs Expanding Use Of Cameras In Minnesota CourtsA Minnesota court advisory committee met again Friday to examine whether to allow more video coverage of criminal trial proceedings, with some members expressing hesitation toward expanding the use of cameras in courts.
What Are The Rules For Cameras In Minnesota Courtrooms?Next week, three former Minneapolis police officers will go on trial in federal court for violating George Floyd's civil rights. There will be no cameras in the courtroom, which is different from Derek Chauvin's trial that was livestreamed around the world.
Experts Expect 3 MPD Officers Federally Charged In George Floyd’s Death To TestifyA pretrial hearing was held Tuesday for three former Minneapolis police officers charged with federal civil rights violations in George Floyd's death.
3 Former MPD Officers To Stand Trial On Jan. 20 In George Floyd's DeathThree former Minneapolis police officers charged with federal civil rights violations in George Floyd's death will go on trial Jan. 20.
What's Next After Derek Chauvin's Guilty Plea?Essentially, today's plea means Chauvin has acknowledged for the first time that he violated Floyd's rights. Chauvin admitted he knew what he did to Floyd was wrong and that he had a “callous and wanton disregard” for Floyd’s life.
Fmr. MPD Officer Derek Chauvin Pleads Guilty To Violating George Floyd's Rights In Federal CaseFormer Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has pleaded guilty in a federal civil rights case over the death of George Floyd in May 2020.
Derek Chauvin To Change His Not Guilty Plea In Federal Case: What To ExpectFormer Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin will be changing his plea of not guilty in his federal civil rights case over the death of George Floyd in May 2020.
What's At Stake If Derek Chauvin Changes His Plea To Guilty“This will be the first time that Mr. Chauvin, in public, has talked about what happened. He will have to methodically go through why he’s guilty, that he knew what he was doing would violate Mr. Floyd’s civil rights," attorney Joe Tamburino said.
Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter's TrialHennepin County Judge Regina Chu is using the same 18th-floor courtroom where Chauvin was convicted of murder in April by a jury that repeatedly watched video of the white officer kneeling on the neck of Floyd, a Black man, and where Chauvin was later sentenced by Judge Peter Cahill to 22 1/2 years.