Derek Chauvin is facing sentencing in Minneapolis on Friday. The former police officer was convicted in last year's murder of George Floyd.
The state of Minnesota is asking for 30 years in prison, but there are multiple factors at play that could lessen Chauvin's sentence.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Rick Petry, who is an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a former criminal defense attorney.
This segment aired on June 25, 2021.