Judge reinstates third-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin in death of George Floyd

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2021
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Violence in America, George Floyd death, Derrick Chauvin

The judge in the murder case against Derek Chauvin reinstated a third-degree murder charge on Thursday against the former Minneapolis officer in George Floyd's death, a day after the Minnesota Supreme Court declined to take up the issue and effectively handed the decision back to the judge.

Floyd's May 2020 killing drew outrage and a worldwide reckoning on police reform and racial justice. Chauvin, the police officer who was seen in a disturbing video kneeling on the neck of the unarmed Black man for more than nine minutes, is also...

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