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Anonymous Jury Ordered for Ex-Cop in Daunte Wright's Death

August 9, 2021

Leita Walker spoke to MPR News about the order for jurors to remain anonymous for the case against the ex-cop charged for Duante Wright's death. This comes after a similar decision to keep juror identities anonymous in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Leita, who represents a coalition of media outlets, said, "It seems that Hennepin County judges are of the view that any time we’re prosecuting a former police officer there’s reason to have an anonymous jury."

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