Legal analyst: ‘We’re seeing a crumbling of the blue wall’ in Chauvin trial

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with civil rights attorney Channa Lloyd about the Derek Chauvin trial testimony and arguments.
4:11 | 04/07/21

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Transcript for Legal analyst: ‘We’re seeing a crumbling of the blue wall’ in Chauvin trial
And for more analysis of the trial we bring in Shawna Lloyd a civil rights attorney with the Cochran firm in Florida thanks much for joining cash on arch at let's start with what we heard today from officer Nicole McKenzie who does medical support for the police department she said that someone she can be and respiratory distress and still speak but she also admitted that surrounding chaos can make it difficult to assess someone's medical needs to what did. Would you say her testimony a compilation and footage of cut both ways. Her testimony absolutely cut both ways she gave the defense a little nugget in the sack bash she admitted that in ten a crowd can be distracting when you're looking to administer any. She also did a prosecution. Something when she said someone can be speaking but still Libyan transitory distracts you should give a little nugget to each side although I will say and I think some people think that she is talking about medical aid that AT&T is going to give guidance or training and officer is really looking for vitals and performing CPR so there is a little bit of the difference but she deprecating and not get. Eight we also heard about how the Minneapolis police trains are officers and that the use of force should be proportionate to the threat how clear cut as this in real life both for police officers in the field and for jurors want to have to decide if an officer. Acted lawfully under unique circumstances. It's definitely not clear cut theory although that graph makes it easy to understand. In minute by minute when your re playing a lot of videos and he's. Types of cases and instances it's not very clear it is very murky and typically historically juries have given the benefit she's just out to the law enforcement officer. If there is one on the table. This particular case had a lot more clear video so it'll be very interesting to see how the jurors side. On this actually witnessed could be more Reese called a passenger who was in toys Cardin dated he died the defense. Once his testimony but Hollis threatening to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self incrimination. Do you think we'll hear from him and if so what might we learn. It's a curious thing that he is went and wrote his sister manner right because typically devastating loss and she offered real cut some sort of a deal it looks like they have not offered one. And he is not one incriminate himself the defense is looking how encouraging because he can directly. Testified she did drug use any occurred in a car that may have been happening since the this is something that the defense once in a possible. But if he's not going to testify we're not gonna get a lot Ian because it just wants to be sure that he is not gonna take the stairs and the jury. Because action leaves that question unnecessary about what's happening and the jury can feel like there's something more behind why he's taking us. Are any indication just yet and you may not know this but the likelihood that he will testify. Standard and now I don't believe he'll testify he does not repeat not offered immunity and so far it seems of the state is not offering insurance I do not expect him to testify. You are gets very narrow scope. That they would only ask very limited questions. Corrects. Anything that struck you in particular. It today or in the past seven days that you feel like. This was really a significant moment. They are all significant in different ways because these cases so out of the norm of what we see in these types of police abuse cases. This all of the law enforcement that's testifying we're seeing a crumbling in the blue wall where they are actually standing as one voice to say this is not where prison and a representative of the hour training our culture that is a significant departure from what we see in these cases. We have people that are trained with Shogun I had known him for twenty years that when she looked opposed couldn't identify what a move that was spent some very significant. In packs will little note that acting to jury's gonna take notice. And of course are bystanders are very significant because they Revere looking to get aid chewed. Mr. George Floyd and that the police officers did not respond to any format as those eyes count. China Lloyd our thanks to you. Thank you.

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