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Derek Chauvin demands new trial as juror defends attending rally wearing ‘get off our necks’ shirt – ABC News

Derek Chauvin asks a judge for a new trial two weeks after he is found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd, court records show.

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has asked a judge for a new trial two weeks after he was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd, court records showed.
Key points:

  • Chavin’s lawyer said the court abused its discretion and that the verdict should be impeached
  • He said the jury committed misconduct, felt pressured, and/or failed to adhere to jury instructions
  • One of the jurors participated in a march to honour Martin Luther King Jr

In a series of motions…

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