Tampa, Florida 2021-05-04 18:25:37 –
Derek Chauvin’s lawyer Eric Nelson filed a petition for a new trial on Tuesday after one of the juries guilty of George Floyd’s murder participated in a protest last summer. Was submitted.
Nelson filed a petition stating that the court abused its discretionary power, alleging that the court failed to isolate the jury, refused a new trial and refused to change the venue.
The news of the application is Photo Jury Brandon Mitchell was posted on social media and showed him in a protest on August 28 in Washington, DC, in March 1963 in Washington.
by Associated Press, Floyd’s sister and brother spoke at the rally.
KARE11 After Mitchell wore a shirt that said “Knee off the neck,” Nelson requested a Schwartz hearing and reported that he questioned his answer in a jury questionnaire.
by WCCOMitchell wrote in his questionnaire that he did not attend any protests over police atrocities.
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