"Use your common sense. Believe your eyes. What you saw, you saw," prosecutor Steve Schleicher said in closing arguments.
“Use your common sense. Believe your eyes. What you saw, you saw,” prosecutor Steve Schleicher said in closing arguments.
"Make no mistake. This is not a prosecution of the police. It is a prosecution of the defendant. There's nothing worse for good police than a bad police," Prosecutor Steve Schleicher says during state's closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial.
“This wasn’t policing. This was murder”: In his closing arguments, prosecutor Steve Schleicher urges jurors to focus on the video showing Derek Chauvin pressing his knee into George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes
Chauvin defense use-of-force expert Barry Brodd says a "perfectly compliant" suspect would have been "resting comfortably" on pavement during an arrest. Steve Schleicher, prosecutor: "So attempting to breathe while restrained is being slightly non-compliant?" Brodd: "No."
"This case is exactly what you thought when you saw it first, when you saw that video," the prosecutor Steve Schleicher said. "It’s what you felt in your gut. It’s what you now know in your heart.” "This wasn’t policing, this was murder."