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Chauvin trial daily schedule
During jury selection, until all the preliminary motions are heard by Judge Cahill, court will start at 8 a.m. with a hearing on preliminary motions, before moving on to jury selection at 9 a.m. Opening statements and the remainder of the trial will follow the schedule below:
8 a.m. Legal issues
9:15 a.m. Jury arrives
9:30 a.m. Trial session
10:40 a.m. Break
11 a.m. Trial session
12:30 p.m. Lunch break
1:30 p.m. Trial session
3 p.m. Break
3:20 p.m. Trial session
4:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day, or extended trial session
5 p.m. Adjourn for the day or break for evening session if jury sequestered
6 p.m. Trial session if jury sequestered
7:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day
*All times Central. There is no plan to hold trial on weekends.
The trial for the death of George Floyd will take place in Courtroom 1856 of the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis. Opening statements started on March 29. The trial expected to last two to four weeks.
Chauvin is standing trial on charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. Former Minneapolis police officers Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane are each charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. All four officers were fired the day after Floyd’s death. Thao, Kueng and Lane will be tried together on August 23.