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In one of the most high-profile trials in recent American history, a Minnesota jury today rendered a guilty verdict on all charges against Derek Chauvin for the May 2020 murder of George Floyd. In a rare conviction of a US police officer, Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison for the most serious count. Floyd's brother Philonise reacted saying, 'Today we are able to breathe again.' President Biden declared the crime, ‘a murder in the full light of day’ and many point to the pivotal role of mobile phone footage in securing a conviction. The New York Times published From Rodney King to George Floyd: Reliving the Scars of Police Violence, a video examining policing-protest cycles and the role videos have played in changing the outcome in court.