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News outlets want judge to release names of Chauvin jurors

Judge Peter CahillMINNEAPOLIS – A coalition of news media outlets is asking the judge who oversaw the trial of Derek Chauvin to release the identities of jurors who convicted him. Chauvin was found guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd. In a Wednesday court filing, the coalition, which includes The Associated Press, asked Judge Peter Cahill to immediately…

Chauvin jurors to remain anonymous indefinitely

Judge Peter CahillMINNEAPOLIS – The judge who oversaw Derek Chauvin’s trial in George Floyd’s death said the jury will remain anonymous until he considers it safe to release their names. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill hasn’t publicly said how long their names might stay secret.  Cahill told jurors that he will protect their privacy as long has he feels it’s necessary….

Judge refuses to sequester jury in George Floyd murder case

MINNEAPOLIS – The judge in the George Floyd murder case has refused a defense request to sequester the jury, the morning after the death of a Black man during a traffic stop triggered unrest in a suburb just outside Minneapolis. The request came from the attorney for former Officer Derek Chauvin. He argued Monday that the jurors could be influenced…