• Derek Chauvin's lawyer seeks new trial

    7 days ago - By Politico

    MINNEAPOLIS - The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George Floyd has requested a new trial, saying the court abused its discretion, and he wants a hearing to have the verdict impeached because of what he says is jury misconduct, according to a court document filed Tuesday.
    Derek Chauvin , who is white, was convicted last month of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 25 death of Floyd. Evidence at trial showed Chauvin pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the Black...
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  • Lawyer for Derek Chauvin, cop convicted of murdering George Floyd, appeals for NEW TRIAL citing ‘misconduct' by prosecutors & jury

    Lawyer for Derek Chauvin, cop convicted of murdering George Floyd, appeals for NEW TRIAL citing ‘misconduct' by prosecutors & jury

    7 days ago - By RT

    The lawyer for Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis cop convicted of murdering George Floyd, has filed a motion seeking a new trial, alleging prosecutor and jury misconduct and saying the case should have been moved to another venue.
    Attorney Eric Nelson said in a court filing on Tuesday that Chauvin was deprived of a fair trial, partly because Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill denied his request for a change of venue despite intense publicity surrounding the case.
    He added that the jury wasn't sequestered or admonished to avoid all media, exposing them to prejudicial...
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  • Chauvin's lawyer seeks new trial, impeachment of verdict

    Chauvin's lawyer seeks new trial, impeachment of verdict

    7 days ago - By Boston Herald

    By AMY FORLITI
    MINNEAPOLIS - The defense attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George Floyd has requested a new trial, saying the court abused its discretion on several points and that the verdict should be impeached because of jury misconduct, according to a court document filed Tuesday.
    Derek Chauvin, who is white, was convicted last month of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 25 death of Floyd. Evidence at trial showed Chauvin pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the...
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  • Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

    Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

    7 days ago - By NPR

    The former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted last month for murdering George Floyd is asking the court for a new trial. His lawyers say Chauvin's case was tainted by pretrial publicity. (Image credit: Minnesota Department of Corrections/AP)
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  • Derek Chauvin asks for new trial after Floyd murder conviction

    7 days ago - By Al Jazeera

    Ex-police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes found guilty of three charges last month.
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  • Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

    Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

    7 days ago - By NPR

    The Minneapolis police officer who was convicted last month for murdering George Floyd, is asking the court for a new trial. His lawyers say Chauvin's case was tainted by pre-trial publicity. (Image credit: Minnesota Department of Corrections/AP)
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