Bernard Madoff, whose name became synonymous with financial fraud, died while serving a 150-year sentence in Federal Prison. He was 82 years old.
Prosecuting police in cases of so-called weapon confusion has happened before, but the legal landscape is complex.
Source: The New York Times
As court broke for lunch on the 12th day of the Derek Chauvin murder trial yesterday, the grounds of Hennepin county government center filled with grieving families.
In a poignant news conference, distraught relatives of Daunte Wright and George Floyd took turns talking about the parallels between the two cases of fatal police violence and the grief they were experiencing in the aftermath. Snow fell and wind whipped the microphones.
The snow is pounding down as Ben Crump talks about the Daunte Wright case and the shared grief the Floyd and Wright family feel. pic.twitter.com/L0LJS03ivS
Testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial has resumed in Minneapolis, where the former police officer faces murder charges over the killing of George Floyd.
Chauvin’s defense lawyer, Eric Nelson, has called Dr David Fowler to testify as an expert witness. Fowler, who retired from his role as Maryland’s top medical examiner in 2019, is a veteran forensic pathologist.
Source: The Guardian