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Judge lifts gag order in George Floyd case

This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Derek Chauvin, from left, J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by him and the other Minneapolis police officers on May 25. Kueng, Lane and Thao have been charged with aiding and abetting Chauvin. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill on Tuesday lifted a gag order in the criminal case against four former officers charged in death of George Floyd, but said he would take under advisement a news media coalition’s request to make body camera footage more widely available.

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Roggensack touts Wisconsin judges for their lack of racial bias

Sheboygan County Law Day

State Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack said she has long been interested in whether judges were responsible for the large number of Black people who are behind bars. She then pointed the judges to a 2016 paper she wrote on "race and sentencing" and the work of the Supreme Court statistician, Michael Thompson, on "race and Wisconsin courts."

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