Sunday 16 May 2021
Home      All news      Contact us      RSS     
scmp - 1 month ago

Derek Chauvin murder trial: ex-policeman did not take actions of a ‘reasonable officer’, says use-of-force expert

Prosecutors’ case against former Officer Derek Chauvin drew towards a close on Monday with tender memories from George Floyd’s younger brother and damaging testimony from a police use-of-force expert who said no “reasonable” officer would have done what Chauvin did.Seth Stoughton, a professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, judged Chauvin’s actions against what a reasonable officer in the same situation would have done, and repeatedly found that Chauvin did not pass the test…


Latest News
Hashtags:   

Derek

 | 

Chauvin

 | 

murder

 | 

trial

 | 

policeman

 | 

actions

 | 

reasonable

 | 

officer

 | 

force

 | 

expert

 | 

Sources