The Death of George Floyd Murder Trial, Pt 5: Opening Statements – Court TV Podcast

Posted at 8:52 AM, April 1, 2021 and last updated 7:45 PM, July 19, 2023

Just 10 months after George Floyd died in a confrontation with four Minneapolis Police officers, the first of those officers, Derek Chauvin, is facing a jury, charged with his murder. Opening statements have concluded and we have the full Court TV analysis of both the prosecution’s and the defense.

Host Vinnie Politan and Michael Ayala will discuss what was learned, what surprised them and where they think the trial will go next.


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To see the prosecution’s opening statement, click here.

To see the defense’s opening statement, click here.

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