Impartiality of juror in George Floyd murder trial questioned
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AFP

Washington (AFP) – The impartiality of a juror who convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of the murder of George Floyd has come into question after a photo surfaced of him at an anti-racism rally. Legal experts said Chauvin’s defense attorney could potentially use the photo of juror Brandon Mitchell as grounds to appeal the verdict. In the photo Mitchell, a Black 31-year-old, is wearing a T-shirt with a picture of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr on it and the words “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” and the letters “BLM” for Black Lives Matter. Chauvin, who was capture…

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