Legal scholar Alan Dershowitz said he was doubtful that the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict was a product of due process and the rule of law. Instead, he pronounced the verdict the result of “outside influences.”
”I have no real confidence that this verdict, which may be correct in some ways, but I have no confidence that this verdict was produced by due process and the rule of law, rather than the influence of the crowd,” Dershowitz said on Tuesday’s edition of ”Spicer & Co.” on Newsmax TV.
The ”outside influences of Al Sharpton and Maxine Waters,” he said, was like the ”sword of Damocles hanging over the jury,” and that they were ”basically saying [indirectly to the jury] if you don’t convict on the murder charge and all the charges, the cities will burn, the country will be destroyed.”
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