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The Derek Chauvin Verdict Is Haunted by the Ghosts of Those Who Found No Justice

25 days ago   |   By Time

When Judge Peter Cahill read the verdict that Derek Chauvin was guilty on all three counts for the murder of George Floyd I imagined ghosts dancing around the courtroom. They leapt from chair to chair. Shouting, laughing, and crying all at once. They were the dead who haunted this trial-Black people, across generations, who died by the hands of police. The verdict was, in a sense, vindication for them. Chauvin cuffed and walked out of court, a semblance of justice for those who never saw it.
The evidence was overwhelming. The prosecution put on a clinic in their presentation of the case...
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Minn. Gov. Walz reacts to Chauvin guilty verdict

Minn. Gov. Walz reacts to Chauvin guilty verdict

25 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has welcomed the conviction of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin for murder and manslaughter of George Floyd.
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Derek Chauvin verdict: Jury finds ex-cop guilty of murder, manslaughter in George Floyd's death | WATCH LIVE DOJ ANNOUNCEMENT

25 days ago   |   By ABC

It took barely more than a day of jury deliberations, then just minutes for the verdicts to be read - guilty, guilty and guilty - and Derek Chauvin was handcuffed and taken to prison.
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‘This is not justice:' AOC calls Derek Chauvin guilty verdict only a first step toward real change

25 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

The progressive Democratic lawmaker on Tuesday pointed out that George Floyd's family had to suffer and protesters had to march in the streets in order for the ex-Minneapolis cop to be found guilty.
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What's next for Derek Chauvin after his guilty verdicts for the murder of George Floyd?

25 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Within seconds of his guilty verdict being read aloud Tuesday afternoon, Derek Chauvin was led out of the Hennepin County courtroom in handcuffs, facing the next several decades of his life.
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