Social Justice

The Chauvin guilty verdict: Experts weigh in on George Floyd and the role of race

image of the courtroom sketch of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin

A courtroom sketch of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin at his trial. Image: REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg

Alexis Karteron
Associate Professor of Law, Rutgers University - Newark
Jeannine Bell
Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University
Rashad Shabazz
Associate Professor at the School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University
Ric Simmons
Professor of Law, The Ohio State University
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The death of George Floyd sparked protests around the U.S. and across the world, including this June 2020 rally in Germany. Image: AP Photo/Martin Meissner
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After the verdicts were read, Derek Chauvin was taken into police custody to await sentencing. Image: Court TV via AP, Pool

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