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Last month
November 2023
Ex-police officer convicted of killing George Floyd stabbed in prison
Derek Chauvin’s appeal against the murder conviction was rejected last week.
Last year
Derek Chauvin gets 21-year federal sentence for violating George Floyd’s civil rights
Chauvin is already serving a 22-and-a-half year sentence on state charges of murder and manslaughter.
Derek Chauvin appeals against murder conviction over George Floyd killing
Mr Floyd died on 25 May, 2020, after Chauvin pinned the black man to the ground with his knee on his neck.
Prosecutor: Police ‘chose to do nothing’ as officer kneeled on Floyd’s neck
A trio are charged with depriving George Floyd of his right to medical care when Officer Derek Chauvin suffocated him in May 2020.
Ex-policeman says he deferred to Chauvin during George Floyd killing
J. Alexander Kueng, 28, is one of three former policemen facing federal charges of violating Floyd’s civil rights in the May 2020 murder.
All time
Former US police officer Derek Chauvin admits violating George Floyd’s civil rights
Chauvin faces further jail time over the killing of the 46-year-old in 2020 which sparked protests across the world.
Derek Chauvin expected to plead guilty to violating George Floyd's civil rights
Chauvin has already been convicted of state murder and manslaughter charges.
Former police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal
Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
George Floyd’s family say Derek Chauvin jail term ‘not harsh enough’
Family lawyer Ben Crump said the family had got ‘some measure of accountability’.
George Floyd murder: 22.5-year sentence for former US police officer Derek Chauvin
US President Joe Biden said the jail sentence was “appropriate”.
George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder
The event was one of several planned across the US.
Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death
The men are charged with violating George Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force.
Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims
Derek Chauvin was convicted last month of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.
Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin
US scholars analyse the guilty verdicts handed down to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd.
'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.
Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.
As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial
The verdict will be read in a Minneapolis courtroom at 9.30pm Irish time.
Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury
The 45-year-old former police officer is charged with the murder of George Floyd.
Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.
Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.
Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief
The doctor who treated Floyd said a lack of oxygen was the most likely reason his heart had stopped beating.
Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene
Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.
Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial
Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.
Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd
Christopher Martin said that as he stood on the kerb a short time later watching Floyd’s arrest, he felt “disbelief — and guilt”.
Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial
Derek Chauvin is charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.
Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd
Derek Chauvin, a veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, faces murder and manslaughter charges.
Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death
Jury selection is proceeding even as a potential appellate court ruling could halt proceedings.
Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.
Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges
Derek Chauvin is in custody charged with second-degree murder over Mr Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.
US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.
Police officer charged with killing of George Floyd appears in court
Members of the party knelt for eight minutes and 46 seconds before a sitting of Congress today.
Four police officers to be charged in relation to George Floyd's death; one charged with second-degree murder
George Floyd’s family described news of the new charges as a “bittersweet moment”.
Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd
The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.