The closely watched trial’s outcome will ripple outward in notable ways, according to legal analysts and others: Prosecutors appear more willing to bring charges against officers, and police leadership might feel more emboldened to try to dismiss troubled officers.
Many health workers talked about the betrayal they feel from the public — hero-worship one day, then refusal to wear masks the next, even if it would spare them the trauma of losing yet another patient.
Some Black Americans are reluctant to believe that Derek Chauvin’s conviction will impact social justice on a larger scale. Also, President Biden’s backtrack on refugee admission caps, and the legacy of Walter Mondale.
In a case tied to the Jan. 6 insurrection, federal authorities said Brendan Hunt advocated killing Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.