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Newsy 29 Jun 2020

Judge In George Floyd Case Threatens To Move Trial Location

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The Hennepin County judge warned more comments from local and state officials on guilt or innocence could endanger everyone's right to a fair trial.


The former Minneapolis Police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd's neck was charged with second-degree murder and the three other officers on scene during his killing are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder, according to court documents.
Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison, announces new charges in George Floyd death. #FoxNews
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will lead all prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, told "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano that "injustice has been a hallmark of our criminal justice system." Ellison's comments come after six days of nationwide protests, which have turned into violent clashes between police and demonstrators in many U.S. cities.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who will lead all prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd, told "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano that "injustice has been a hallmark of our criminal justice system." Ellison's comments come after six days of nationwide protests, which have turned into violent clashes between police and demonstrators in many U.S. cities.

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