The Trial Over George Floyd’s Death

Coverage of the death of George Floyd, who died after being pinned to the ground by police in an episode that was captured on video, prompting global protests. The former officer charged in Mr. Floyd's death, Derek Chauvin, was found guilty of his murder.

Coverage of the death of George Floyd, who died after being pinned to the ground by police in an episode that was captured on video, prompting global protests. The former officer charged in Mr. Floyd's death, Derek Chauvin, was found guilty of his murder.

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  1. PhotoA celebration at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, was found guilty of murder on Tuesday.
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    Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings a Rare Rebuke of Police Misconduct

    A jury deliberated for just over 10 hours before pronouncing Mr. Chauvin guilty on all three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

    By John EligonTim ArangoShaila Dewan and

    1. PhotoA community member visited the George Floyd memorial site in Minneapolis last June.
      CreditJoshua Rashaad McFadden for The New York Times

      The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now?

      Calls for racial justice touched nearly every aspect of American life on a scale that historians say has not happened since the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

      By Audra D. S. BurchAmy HarmonSabrina Tavernise and

  1. PhotoThe Hennepin County Government Center, where Derek Chauvin is on trial.
    CreditAaron Nesheim for The New York Times

    13 Key Moments That Shaped the Trial of Derek Chauvin

    In testimony from 45 witnesses over three weeks, attorneys returned to the trial’s central questions: what caused George Floyd’s death, and were Mr. Chauvin’s actions justified and lawful.

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    How George Floyd Died, and What Happened Next

    Mr. Floyd died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee in an episode that was captured on video, touching off nationwide protests.

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  3. PhotoProtesters marching past Minneapolis City Hall on Monday.
    CreditAaron Nesheim for The New York Times

    What to Know About the Trial of Derek Chauvin

    Mr. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty of manslaughter, second-degree murder and third-degree murder in the death of George Floyd.