Eric Nelson, Chauvin's lawyer, filed a motion for a new trial on Tuesday, citing multiple grounds, including allegations of errors made by the judge.
On April 20, a jury found Chauvin—a former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer who killed a Black man named George Floyd—guilty of all three criminal counts related to Floyd's death.
Many Black and brown people still cannot breathe at all, as the nation struggles to reckon with the systemic racism that pervades policing and affects their lives.
Karra Crowley, a real estate agent, says someone sent the emails to the Sacramento chapter of Black Lives Matter to harm her business.
Last week a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd. With that verdict, the trial of one police officer came to an end and a renewed conversation about policing in America and use of excessive force has begun.
"I think one of the lessons that people will learn over time is that there's no question there needs to be police," former President George W. Bush said during a recent podcast interview.
The 26-year-old died on April 19 in California after being pinned down by officers using their knees, elbows and arms.
Overall, nearly half of Americans said they somewhat or strongly support the goals of the anti-racism activists.
Brandon Mitchell was Juror 52 of the 12 jury members who convicted Derek Chauvin of George Floyd's murder.
One of the questions referred to drugs in George Floyd's system at the time of his killing in Minnesota.
"Most people wouldn't realize that this was my first foray into criminal law," Jerry Blackwell said on MSNBC's The Last Word.
At least 979 civilians were killed by police between May 25, 2020 and April 20, 2021, with 71 police officers also killed in the line of duty.
Randall Brooker, Superintendent, Piedmont Unified School District, said that the email that appeared to show the school offering the support session was a "poor choice of words."
Prosecutors had wanted to include the incident as evidence in the trial for the killing of George Floyd.
Deon Joseph offered to sit down and talk with LeBron James about policing in America in a Facebook post.
Will the U.S. seize the historic moment following the conviction of Derek Chauvin for George Floyd's murder to finally tackle the the policing and criminal justice crises that have torn the country apart? Activist Shaun King outlines the steps Biden and Congress should take now.
Angel Zapata Hernandez died while being arrested by security officers of San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System in June 2019.
More than 450 doctors signed an open letter casting doubt on the work of David Fowler, who argued the cause of George Floyd's death was "undetermined."
U.S. adults who disagreed with the verdict were overwhelmingly white, conservative and male.
The vice president urged the Senate to have "the courage" to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
The boy's mother had said the teacher, who is white, had a "heart of pure gold" and did not deserve to lose her job.
"Come on, this stuff is crazy. We just can't sit by and think it'll go away. We gotta push it away. We gotta confront it," Clyburn said.
The timing of a Minneapolis police officer's sentencing could prove a poignant moment for many Black Americans.
The guilty verdict issued in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd is being heralded as a key moment in the fight against racist police violence.
Meanwhile, 57 percent of all white Americans believe Black Americans are not treated equally by the justice system.
Now that the trial of Derek Chauvin has resulted in the jury finding the former police officer guilty on three charges, we can see how far our nation has come since the Rodney King beating.
The image of a Black man is the Rorschach test that America repeatedly fails.
The Fall River Police Department said the officer "inadvertently" posted a statement to the department's Facebook account that appeared to show support for Chauvin and criticize George Floyd.