Derek Chauvin Was Sentenced to 21 Years in Federal

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for violating George 

During the sentencing, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson said that Chauvin “must be held responsible” for his...

The deal that Chauvin and Magnuson made in May said that Chauvin would get 20 to 25 years in prison...

Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in a state court last year and given a 22 1/2-year sentence...

Chauvin, a White man, killed Floyd by pinning the unarmed Black man to the ground for 9 1/2 minutes with his knee...

Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, asked the judge for a life sentence, adding that he has had nightmares since...

Prosecutors wanted the former police officer to serve the full 25 years because he killed Floyd in a cold-blooded and pointless way...

The defense asked for 20 years instead, saying that Chauvin takes responsibility for what he did and has already been...

Chauvin admitted for the first time when he pleaded guilty to violating Floyd’s civil rights that he kept his knee on...

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Chauvin is appealing his murder conviction. He says that jurors were scared off by the protests that happened after the...