The ruling announced Thursday is the result of a settlement under Derek Chauvin He pleaded guilty to the charges That is, kneeling for more than nine minutes around Floyd’s neck violated his rights Against “unjustified detention”.
The accident that led to Black Death detained A wave of violent protests across the country. Prosecutors demanded a 25-year prison sentence.
Ex-cop last year Convicted by state court In Minneapolis vs. Floyd was killed For 22.5 years in prison. The federal ruling will run parallel to the ruling ordered by the state court. According to the Associated Press, that means it’s in effect A man may spend a longer period in prison Due to different rules for filing an application for early release.
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