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Friend of Floyd invokes Fifth Amendment, will not testify in Chauvin trial

A friend of George Floyd who was with him the day he died will not testify in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the judge ruled on Wednesday morning.
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George Floyd associate invokes 5th Amendment, will not testify in Chauvin trial

Morries Hall, one of the passengers in George Floyd's car before his arrest, will not testify in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after being permitted to invoke his 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination.Why it matters: The presiding judge denied the defense's subpoena of Morries Hall, thwarting their hopes of shedding more light on Floyd's past drug use. Chauvin's lawyers have sought to argue that Flo…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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EXPLAINER: Reluctant witness won’t testify in Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won't testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death, the judge overseeing the case ruled Wednesday.Derek Chauvin's defense attorney wanted to call Morries Hall to testify in ...

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Explained: Why won’t George Floyd’s friend testify?

Morries Hall, a friend of Floyd’s who was with him the night Floyd died, won’t testify at the trial.

1 month ago|India
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Derek Chauvin Trial: Morries Hall, Friend Of George Floyd, Refuses To Testify

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won’t testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death, the judge overseeing the case ruled Wednesday.Derek Chauvin’s defense attorney wanted to call Morries Hall to testify in an effort to shift blame for the death to Floyd himself, for his use of illicit drugs and other health problems.But Hall said Wednesday he would refuse to answ…

1 month ago|United States
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Morries Hall, man in car with George Floyd, will not testify in Derek Chauvin murder trial

Derek Chauvin's murder trial kicked off Wednesday with Judge Cahill quashing a subpoena for Morries Hall, who was in a car with George Floyd, to testify.

1 month ago|United States
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Friend in car with George Floyd during arrest won’t be forced to testify

Morries Hall would have been the defence’s most important witness during the Derek Chauvin trial

1 month ago|London, United Kingdom
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Morries Hall, who was with George Floyd before his arrest, will not be compelled to take the stand.

Mr. Hall invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. He was with Mr. Floyd moments before police officers pulled him out of a car and later pinned him to the ground for more than nine minutes.

1 month ago|New York, United States
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EXPLAINER: Reluctant witness won't testify in Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS — A friend of George Floyd who was with him the night he died won’t testify at the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his death, the judge overseeing the case ruled Wednesday.Derek Chauvin’s defence attorney wanted to call Morries Hall to testify in an effort to shift blame for the death to Floyd himself, for his use of illicit drugs and other health problems.But Hall said Wednesday he would refuse to answer an…

1 month ago|Toronto, Canada
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Judge quashes defense subpoena of George Floyd pal Morries Hall, citing 5th Amendment rights

A man who was with George Floyd the day of his deadly arrest does not have to testify in the murder trial of ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin, the judge presiding the case ruled Wednesday. Morries Hall appeared in the Hennepin County courthouse to formally announce his decision to invoke the Fifth Amendment.

1 month ago|New York, United States
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Friend of Floyd invokes Fifth Amendment, will not testify in Chauvin trial

A friend of George Floyd who was with him the day he died will not testify in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the judge ruled on Wednesday morning.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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