His attorney points to the failure to sequester the jury in the midst of extensive publicity about the case.
The new charges allege Derek Chauvin, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao used their positions as police to deprive George Floyd of his constitutional rights.
George Floyd's brother and sister spoke at the Aug. 28 event, which rallied supporters for police reform.
Floyd was "particularly vulnerable" and treated with "particular cruelty," prosecutors argued.
If the more than 20,000 signatures are verified, a citywide vote on a department overhaul is one step closer.
Law enforcement has said the stops can prevent more serious crimes.
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Justice Department officials discussed arresting Chauvin in the courthouse in the civil rights case if he were found not guilty, according to sources.
Gov. Tim Walz insisted that new police accountability measures must be part of the mix as the Legislature works to finalize a state budget and finish its session May 17.
Brandon Mitchell wants to use his experience to help empower others to speak up and follow their goals.
The issue could be revisited if attorneys file objections, a court spokesman said.
Gov. Tim Walz signed the package late Tuesday. Minnesota Democrats say they want police reform passed this session, too.
The divisions between Mayor Jacob Frey and some members of the City Council that have complicated efforts to overhaul policing were on full display last week.
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Although the darkness still lingers, the sun poked through the clouds on Tuesday.
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If the line between protesters and opportunists isn't drawn and respected, it could create more challenges for all involved
The president has called for action by the anniversary of George Floyd's death
Despite mounting criticism about the use of tear gas and other crowd-control agents, law enforcement agencies have resisted disclosing exactly what they're spraying on protesters.
Dylan Shakespeare Robinson pleaded guilty in December.
The city attorney' s office had advised the Civil Rights Commission against issuing a statement, saying it lacked the authority and the judge had asked the city to stop discussing the case.
Sentencing for former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death has been pushed back to June 25, according to online court records.