Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter. George Floyd died after Chauvin kneeled on his neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds.
Chauvin's defense argued that he used his experiences and training to assess the situation. Part of that assessment was to weigh the risks that the "fluid" situation was likely to change and become more...
Brodd's statements were different from the testimony of the prosecution's law enforcement experts who told jurors Chauvin should have stopped using force once Floyd was handcuffed and no longer resisting.
An expert pulmonologist said the effect would've been largely the same whether Chauvin kneeled on Floyd's neck or back.