April 20, 2021

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Derek Chauvin trial Begins | Opening Arguments | George Floyd Murder Case | Live

Derek Chauvin trial Begins | Opening Arguments | George Floyd Murder Case | Live

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis policeman accused of killing George Floyd, begins with opening arguments. Chauvin, who is white, has been charged with second-degree murder and other lesser charges in the May 25 death of Floyd, a black man, after pinning his neck to the ground for nearly nine minutes. Videos of the incident set off nationwide protests over police brutality and racism in law enforcement.

PLEASE NOTE: TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO RUN FOR 2-4 WEEKS PER MN COURT GENERAL DAILY SCHEDULE (SUBJECT TO CHANGE/TIMES COURT ADJOURNS CAN VARY): • 1400GMT – Legal Issues • 1415GMT – Jury Arrives • 1430GMT – Trial Session • 1540GMT – Break • 1600GMT – Trial Session • 1730GMT – Lunch Break • 1830GMT – Trial Session • 2000GMT – Break • 2020GMT – Trial Session • 2130GMT – Adjourn for the Day or Extended Trial Session or Legal Issues • 2230GMT – Adjourn for the Day or Break before Evening Session if Jury Sequestered • 2300GMT – Trial Session if Jury Sequestered • 0030GMT – Adjourn for the Day if Jury Sequestered

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