Can Derek Chauvin Appeal Guilty Verdict?

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2021
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Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three counts against him Tuesday, closing this chapter of the case which began with George Floyd's May 25, 2020, death, but beginning the sentencing and appeals portions of the process.

Because Chauvin was not charged with first-degree murder, he is eligible for appeal, which must be filed by his defense attorneys within 90 days of Tuesday's jury verdict. The Minneapolis jury found Chauvin guilty on count one, unintentional second-degree murder, Count two, third-degree murder, perpetrating an eminently dangerous act, and...

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