Attorney for Officer Derek Chauvin Files Motion to IMPEACH VERDICT; seeks new trial

Attorney for Officer Derek Chauvin Files Motion to IMPEACH VERDICT; seeks new trial

Attorney Eric Nelson just filed a motion for a new trial for his client, Officer Derek Chauvin, over the death of George Floyd. The Motion seeks to IMPEACH THE VERDICT, citing jury misconduct.

Among the many reasons cited in seeking a new trial, Attorney Nelson formally asked for a Schwartz hearing, in which juror Brandon Mitchell could potentially be questioned about a social media post in which he wears a shirt that says "Get Their Knee Off Our Neck" and his answers to the juror questionnaire.

Here is the full motion: