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Dershowitz Weighs In with a Big Prediction About Chauvin’s Appeal: ‘The Judge Made a Terrible Mistake’

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The death of Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody both riveted and divided the nation as have only a handful of cases in history. Because of the sheer volume of media coverage, it was nearly impossible to find 14 jurors who did not have some level of familiarity with this case.

Once the selection was completed and the trial had begun, the media coverage exploded.

Longtime Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz believes Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill, who presided over the trial, made a terrible mistake by not sequestering the jury.

He appeared on Newsmax’s “Spicer and Co.” on Tuesday to weigh in.

Dershowitz began by stating the obvious: Chauvin’s actions were “inexcusable morally.”

“The judge made a terrible mistake by not sequestering the jury,” he said. “So the judge himself said this case may be reversed on appeal. And I think it might be reversed on appeal. I think it should be reversed on appeal.”

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