WATCH: Derek Chauvin Trial— opening statements

Opening statements have begun in the State vs. Derek Chauvin case. Chauvin is one of four former Minneapolis Police Officers charged in the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. His killing sparked national and international outrage and spurred a movement against police violence and an end to systemic racial injustice.

Chauvin is charged with third-degree murder, second-degree unintentional murder, and second-degree manslaughter. The trial is expected to last at least four weeks.

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