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Collected Item: “Justice for George Floyd”

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Justice for George Floyd

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Instagram

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From Drew Arrieta: As court proceedings for the trial of Derek Chauvin were underway, hundreds of community members, activists, and students demanded justice for George Floyd outside the courthouse.

Judge Cahill, who is overseeing the trial, yesterday said he would proceed with the jury selection despite a dispute on the potential reinstatement of a third-degree murder charge that could potentially delay the case. The prosecution criticized the judge's decision, arguing the lack of clarity on charges when selecting a jury risks the case being thrown out on appeal.

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Derek Chauvin trial, Social Justice, Black Lives Matter, BLM, race, protest, community, courthouse, court, judge, charges, justice.

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https://www.instagram.com/p/CMMyYOGFces/

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Drew Arrieta @itsdrw

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2021-03-09
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