Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Seeks Delay, Change Of Venue

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports:

Judge Peter Cahill says he will call back the seven seated jurors so that they can be questioned in light of the the City of Minneapolis’ $27 million civil settlement with George Floyd’s family.

In a motions hearing Monday morning, Eric Nelson, the attorney for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, said the defense found last Friday’s press conference regarding the settlement “profoundly disturbing.”

He said that Mayor Jacob Frey is a lawyer and should “know better” than to hold such a press conference in the middle of jury selection in the biggest criminal case in Minnesota history.

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