Monique Pressley

legal analyst and former criminal defense attorney

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Today wraps up the first week of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more…

Derek Chauvin trial week 1 takeaways: An emotional witness stand and new footage

Today wraps up the first week of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who is accused of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more…

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