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Max Nesterak

Max Nesterak

Max Nesterak is the deputy editor of the Minnesota Reformer, a sister publication of Arizona Mirror and a member of the States Newsroom network. Max reports on labor and housing. He also co-founded the Behavioral Scientist and was a Fulbright Scholar to Berlin, Germany.

Derek Chauvin found guilty on 3 charges in murder of George Floyd

By: , , and - April 20, 2021

The jury has spoken, and found Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd, who was handcuffed and face down on the pavement, for more than 9 minutes at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue last May. 

Chauvin trial begins with opening statements focused on cause of death, police training

By: - March 29, 2021

Attorneys in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin laid out their case on Monday before 14 jurors who will decide if Chauvin is guilty of murder or manslaughter in the death of George Floyd on May 25.