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April 6, 2021

By: Joel Cohen

In article entitled “Can Derek Chauvin Possibly Be Acquitted,” Stroock senior counsel Joel Cohen discusses the likely influence of social opinion and the fear of retaliation and future riots on the Minneapolis jury’s ability to vote for acquittal in the trial of Derek Chauvin, George Floyd’s accused murderer. Cohen expresses his concerns regarding whether a jury can ignore these influences in making its determination.

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