Prof. Jon Lee Discusses Impact of Video of George Floyd's Killing on Chauvin Case with Star Tribune

In an article on closing arguments for he Derek Chauvin murder trial, Professor Jon Lee said the video of George Floyd's killing helps the state underscore an element of the crimes — that Chauvin knowingly using force on Floyd. "It will evoke a reaction in jurors," Lee said. "You want to create a compelling picture. You want them to have the feeling that they have to convict this person."