Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd. The court heard victim-impact statements from four members of Floyd's family, and Chauvin gave brief remarks.
The former Minneapolis police officer agreed to a plea deal that recommends he serve 25 years, instead of life, in a federal prison.
Declassified intelligence briefings show that law enforcement authorities were on high alert.
While three-quarters of the respondents said they believed Blacks and people of color were treated unequally by the criminal justice system, less than a quarter thought the system was failing.
Next hearing is set for Jan. 21, 2022, in Washington County District Court
Chauvin was convicted of murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd
Scott Yelle posted about the job on social media and gave details to a TV show in violation of nondisclosure agreements, the suit alleges.
Chauvin raised more than a dozen issues on written appeals to state Court of Appeals
He cites several rulings by Judge Peter Cahill and is seeking a public defender.
A huge crowd came out to George Floyd Square after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd.