Derek Chauvin’s Attorney Files Motion For New Trial

According to a new report from WCCO “attorney Eric Nelson has filed a motion for a new trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.”

“The filing comes in the midst of a controversy surrounding a photo of juror Brandon Mitchell at the March on Washington last August,” the report adds “which included speeches from George Floyd’s family members. He is seen wearing a T-shirt that says “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks.” In his juror questionnaire, Mitchell wrote that he had not attended any protests over police brutality. Mitchell told WCCO Monday that he was at the march in support of ramping up voter turnout for the 2020 presidential election”