Keith Ellison, Who Prosecuted Derek Chauvin, On Police Reform Efforts : NPR

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, here in September, says Congress should pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, here in September, says Congress should pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced last week to 22 1/2 years for the murder of George Floyd.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who prosecuted the case, says there was no “magic number” he was hoping for in the sentence. It was less than the 30 years he had asked