BREAKING NEWS: Derek Chauvin’s attorney is filing a new lawsuit for several reasons, including jury misconduct after the juror was pictured by George Floyd at a protest
Derek Chauvin’s attorney has filed for retrial for two reasons, alleging “jury misconduct” just two weeks after being found guilty of the murder of George Floyd.
Attorney Eric Nelson wrote that an abuse of discretion “robs” [Chauvin] due process ”in the motion filed in Minnesota Hennepin District Court.
“The court misused its discretion in denying the defendant’s motion to move … in violation of Mr. Chauvin’s constitutional rights to due process and due process,” wrote Nelson.
Submissions also come after a photo was revealed of juror Brandon Mitchell while marching in Washington in August.
This is a developing story