Chauvin’s conviction provides ‘road map’ for other cases: Legal analyst

ABC News contributor Brian Buckmire discusses the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin and how it could impact future police use-of-force prosecutions.
2:57 | 04/21/21

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Transcript for Chauvin’s conviction provides ‘road map’ for other cases: Legal analyst
Joined by ABC news contributor Brian about Meyer host of the long crime network thanks so much for joining us in person here Brian. Seven asking everybody in the same question was this the reaction of the verdict that you are expected. Yes and no the lawyer can we expect we are and he knows what laws fax. How little thing. With the man inside of me what's caps because we've been here before where there was an officer who expected to. What did and so there was a bit of reservation but when the verdict came out. It was my mind that within my New York's seasons back to. Hey you are discussing this early talk about how there was a lot of paperwork what do you think was it difficult aspect of the glorious surprise. That it took just over ten hours to tecumseh. There was a lot for the jury to Dee hinted at. We're talking about this we talk about the fact that no one goes to injuries school to understand how. Both stocks in the Washington determined earlier in the terminology substantial force intervening factor and so for and that. I thought it might take some time since I was a little bit surprised that we're here today talking about a bird coated expected to more or maybe the day after. And you were. More than a dozen complaints against air show Linden the prosecution was very clear at the outset to say that this is not the state vs. Police. What do you think it's of Minneapolis Lisa Karlin get a pass here as far as continuing making him on live despite all of the news. Articles against him. So I think the prosecution of the Smart and strategic problems cubs parson through what they wanted to argue they didn't want to take on its entire. Reports police department is a heart attacks. To do so leave it very narrowly took on Derek shortly but I don't think this gives them. But as soon as Erica Nelson said that in the reasonable officer wouldn't do this in broad daylight police officer wouldn't do this for so we cameras. On the view Truman did back when I think he did not because he blew. He could get away from this could get away from doing this to George and I think that's what really got to attack. Why didn't dare children believed he could do this a broad daylight so we witnesses over the cameras capture some of the reasons opposite problem that is. The truck's history shows though that it is cynical take charge and convict police officers do you feel anyway that this case changes. I think it does change to some degree because now we have a bottle now we have an example of an appointed state. This is egregious he's telling them we'll commit. Public top kill not just bills followed what murder. And I think that's gonna help prosecutions of prosecutors are why the roadmap to getting a conviction I think it's very similar to we saw Harvey Weinstein where it was hard to get some of convicted of upon. It is with a report right away. Now as a roadmap now there's an understanding this is criminal justice that's been convicted former. Brian not entirely but it isn't privileged to have you after holding hands along throughout this entire tri. We appreciate.

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