The trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with the death of George Floyd, begins March 8 with preliminary motions and jury selection. Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill is presiding over the case.
After the jury is selected and sworn in by the judge, the trial moves ahead with opening statements on March 29 starting with the prosecution team. The trial is expected to last until mid- to late-April.
Trial for former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao
Trial proceedings for former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are scheduled to begin Aug. 23.