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Derek Chauvin Trial: Could Mask Hamper Ex-Officer's Image With Jurors?

13 days ago   |   By CBS

The face mask that former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been required to wear during his trial in George Floyd's death has hidden his reaction to testimony, including any sympathy or remorse that legal experts say can make a difference to jurors.
Because coronavirus concerns have forced Chauvin and other participants to wear masks except when they're addressing the court, the enduring image of the defendant throughout the trial has been his impassive expression from last May as he gazed at the teenager filming his knee pinning Floyd's neck. The girl, who captured the...
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Ex-Maryland official who cleared police in death of Anton Black to testify for Derek Chauvin in trial over George Floyd's death

13 days ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

Maryland's former chief medical examiner, who concluded that police did not cause the controversial death of unarmed Black teenager Anton Black in 2018, has been listed as a witness for the former Minnesota officer accused of murdering George Floyd.
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