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Derek Chauvin's Attorney Requests New Trial For 'Jury Misconduct'
The lawyer for previous Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin, who was as of late indicted for murdering George Floyd, is requesting another preliminary on various grounds including jury offense.
Eric Nelson filed a movement asserting that Hennepin County District Court had mishandled its tact by neglecting to consent to demands for a difference in setting and to sequester the jury.
A jury saw Chauvin as liable on April 20 of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree homicide in Floyd's passing.
In the documenting, Nelson asserts "the jury submitted offense, felt undermined or threatened, felt race-based pressing factor during the procedures, as well as neglected to stick to directions during thoughts, disregarding Mr. Chauvin's established rights to fair treatment and a reasonable preliminary."
The solicitation comes after it arose that one of the legal hearers who indicted Chauvin went to an event last August commemorating the 1963 March on Washington where Floyd's kin were speakers.
The attendant, Brandon Mitchell, said the commemoration walk was "100% not" a walk for Floyd and protected his unbiasedness in the preliminary. Nelson's recording doesn't specify Mitchell or his investment in the occasion.
Peruse the recording underneath.