While Heartening, The Chauvin Verdict Is Still an Outlier

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A pleasant surprise arrived on the annual stoner holiday known simply as 4/20. After a tumultuous year of monumental protests during the deadliest pandemic in recent history, a verdict on the Derek Chauvin case was finally reached. As CNN reported, “Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges in the death of George Floyd,” and “faces up to 40 years in…

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Matthew John

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I primarily write about politics and history. My work has also been published by The Hampton Institute.

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