74. The Verdict: Derek Chauvin and the Murder of George Floyd

The verdict is in. What role did the closing arguments play? Did the jury get it right? How can you be convicted of three crimes for one murder? And what will the sentence be? We answer all those questions and more.

4 thoughts on “74. The Verdict: Derek Chauvin and the Murder of George Floyd

  1. No law background here whatsoever, but I am thinking about a case in which someone could kill someone without being guilty of assault. What about someone with Tourette’s being not in control of their body, and hitting a person that leads to their death?

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    1. Good one. But the problem is, they wouldn’t be guilty of murder either. We need someone who is guilty of murder, but not assault.

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  2. No law background here whatsoever, but I am thinking about a case where a person could kill someone without being guilty of assault. What about a person with a disability like Tourette’s who cannot control their bodily actions hits a person and that leads to their death?

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  3. Good one, but then they wouldn’t be guilty of murder either. We need someone who is guilty of murder but not assault.

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