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

12 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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Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

Derek Chauvin Files For New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

12 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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Derek Chauvin files motion for new trial in George Floyd case, alleging jury misconduct

Derek Chauvin files motion for new trial in George Floyd case, alleging jury misconduct

12 days ago   |   By CNBC

Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed the request alleging that the former officer's ability to have a fair trial was affected by pretrial publicity.
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New death row law: electric chair or firing squad?

New death row law: electric chair or firing squad?

South Carolina's last execution took place in May 2010, and its batch of lethal injection drugs expired in 2013. Read more ...

Thousands Of People Are Dying - From Working Long Hours, A New WHO Study Finds

Thousands Of People Are Dying - From Working Long Hours, A New WHO Study Finds

The global study, which the WHO calls the first of its kind, found that more than 745,000 people died in 2016 from overwork that resulted in stroke and heart disease. Read more ...

1 dead, 2 wounded in Avondale shootout after graduation party, police say

1 dead, 2 wounded in Avondale shootout after graduation party, police say

At least one person is dead after two people were shot in Cincinnati's Avondale neighborhood, authorities confirmed Monday morning. Read more ...

Bears insist Andy Dalton is ‘QB1' over Justin Fields - for now

Bears insist Andy Dalton is ‘QB1' over Justin Fields - for now

Chicago got their first look at top draft pick Justin Fields during their rookie mini-camp this weekend. Read more ...

'Push yourself. Never give up': Sisters both named valedictorian of their...

'Push yourself. Never give up': Sisters both named valedictorian of their classes

"We just want to see the best in each other." Read more ...

Republicans' Joe Biden Problem: He Keeps Doing Things People Like

The sheer popularity of the president's agenda could be a major problem for Republican candidates in the upcoming midterm elections. Read more ...

Martha Stewart Has Even More “Glorious” Peacocks Than the "Fake News" Claims

A newspaper made the mistake of underestimating the lifestyle guru's expansive bird collection. Read more ...

Above the noise: Nanopore sensing

Researchers use deep learning to reduce noise in the electrical current data collected from nanopores, which may lead to higher precision measurements when working with very... Read more ...

Andover High School welcomes students back to full-time in-person learning

Andover High School welcomes students back to full-time in-person learning

Most Massachusetts public high schools returned Monday to full-time, in-person learning. Read more ...

All remaining COVID-19 restrictions being lifted May 29

All remaining COVID-19 restrictions being lifted May 29

All remaining COVID-19 restrictions and capacity limits will be lifted effective May 29, and fully vaccinated people will no longer be required to wear masks in most settings... Read more ...