The Trial Of Derek Chauvin
Jury selection begins next week for the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who knelt on George Floyd’s neck and killed him last summer. We spoke to Jamiles Lartey, staff writer at The Marshall Project, about Chauvin’s history of using excessive force and how that could play into the trial.And in headlines: the House passes a bill to fight voter suppression and protect democracy, President Biden agrees to narrow the income limits of people eligible to get a COVID relief check, and Amazon changes its new logo to make it look less like Hitler.Show Links:“That Could Have Been Me”: The People Derek Chauvin Choked Before George Floydhttps://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/02/02/that-could-have-been-me-the-people-derek-chauvin-choked-before-george-floydFollow Jamiles Lartey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamilesFor a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday.
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