Chauvin convicted for the murder of George Floyd

Xavier professor speaks to the need for systemic change By Joseph Cotton, Education & Enrichment Coordinator Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts for the murder of George Floyd on Wednesday. He was convicted for two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter in the second degree. He is facing up to 40 years in prison and his sentencing hearing is set for mid-June.  “We’ve developed the mindset in this country that you can’t hold police accountable because if you do so, you are anti-police,” Floyd family attorney Chris Stewart said. “It doesn’t matter if you have … Continue reading Chauvin convicted for the murder of George Floyd