In issuing the sentence, the judge noted Chauvin’s cruelty toward Floyd and the abuse of authority.
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A year after George Floyd’s murder, Black Pa. lawmakers double down on push for police accountability
His death led to changes to some police practices last summer, but racial justice advocates say that was only the beginning.
“I don’t really know what justice is. Somebody going to jail is not really justice, you know? It’s just, like, being locked up. You still get food every day. You still can see your loved ones while that [victim] is dead and gone, you know?”
One of the key bills Democratic lawmakers hope to pass in this new session: a statewide ban on the use of chokeholds.