Guilty! Guilty!! GUILTY!!!

First, the reaction from outside the courthouse, and from the streets of Minneapolis:

The first of George Floyd’s four killers has been found guilty on all counts. Here’s some legal analysis on what it means for the justice system, and for black folks in the US:

A crucial word on the case goes to former police lieutenant Cariol Horne, who was fired for doing her job right, and who is now vindicated…thanks, in no small part, to the death of George Floyd and the spotlight it casts on bad cops:

Accountability has been served. Justice? It’s still a long way off. But this is an important step in that direction.

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