Join News Views for a Live Discussion the criminal trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin was caught on film kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes during a fatal May 2020 arrest. He is charged with second-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, and third-degree murder. Floyd’s death sparked outrage around the world, which resulted in numerous protests and arrests.
- Date: Opening statements begin Monday, March 29, 2021. The trial is expected to run Monday through Friday for two to four weeks.
- Time: Court session begins at 10 a.m. ET/ 7 a.m. PT Opening statements begin at 10:30 a.m. ET/7:30 a.m. PT.
- Location: Hennepin County Government Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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