Derek Chauvin Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Sep 12, 2022

Said Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. of the Atlanta jury that convicted Leo Frank of murdering a 13-year-old female employee in 1913, “Mob law does not become due process of law by securing the assent of a terrified jury.” Frank…

by | Aug 3, 2021

On July 29, District Court Judge Peter Cahill ordered that a key exhibit requested by the attorneys for former Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao be made publicly accessible. What the exhibit reveals would be headline news in any other case,…

by | Jun 27, 2021

The late Amiri Baraka, a Newark native and New Jersey poet laureate, acknowledged that he knew little about the fate of America’s ethnic working classes. In his 1984 memoir, The Autobiography of Leroi Jones, Baraka said of the white kids…

by | Jun 15, 2021

One adult woman was left dead and three bystanders were injured after an SUV ploughed into a crowd of protesters standing in the dark along Lake Street and Girard Avenue in Minneapolis’s Uptown area late Sunday night.  While the driver’s…

by | Jun 10, 2021

In his motion for a new trial, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, through his attorney Eric Nelson, made an obvious point. Quoting case law, Nelson reminded the court of “the prosecutor’s inherently unique role in the criminal justice system,…

by | Jun 4, 2021

The Government has asked the Minnesota court that convicted Derek Chauvin to lock him up for the next 30 years. The judge will announce the verdict on June 25. I am no Chauvinist. Whatever side Derek Chauvin is on in…

by | May 25, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — It’s only been one year since George Floyd died under the knee of Derek Chauvin outside Cup Foods, but his memorial has the air of permanence. That’s not just because the city has been unable to regain…

by | May 18, 2021

I told my daughter to make sure her two sons don’t get any toys, cars, costumes for Halloween etc. that have police on them. Both their Grandfathers were cops and I think that is where the family business should end….

by | May 11, 2021

At his June 25 sentencing hearing, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has the right to speak on his own behalf before the judge imposes the sentence. Here is what he might say. Your honor, police work is a job…

by | Apr 26, 2021

Although he made up his mind before jury did, President Joe Biden quickly went public once he learned that the Minneapolis jury had, in fact, convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin on all charges. “It was a murder in the…

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