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Eric Nelson, Derek Chauvins Attorney: 5 Fast Facts [Video]

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Eric Nelson is a Minnesota lawyer who is the defense attorney for former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin. The ex-officer is accused of murder in the May 2020 death of George Floyd. Chauvin’s trial began on March 29, 2021, after 12 days of jury selection.

The trial is being broadcasted live on TV and streamed online around the world. The 46-year-old Nelson, a partner at Halberg Criminal Defense in Minneapolis, is the lone attorney representing Chauvin in court. The case is being prosecuted by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, who was appointed as the special prosecutor in the case, and a team of several high-profile lawyers.

According to his firm’s website, Nelson has experience as a defense attorney in cases of “homicide, sex offenses, drug offenses, assaults and hundreds of DWI and alcohol-related traffic offenses.” Nelson is an expert on driving while intoxicated cases and contributes to the Minnesota DWI Deskbook for attorneys, according to …

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Many doctors are refusing to offer the AstraZeneca vaccine to people under 50 fearing potential lawsuits if patients suffer side effects. The Sydney Morning Herald reports doctors are seeking legal clarification from the federal government saying they face a dangerous risk of litigation. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has advised New South Wales GPs not to administer the AstraZeneca vaccine unless there are exceptional circumstances while in Victoria the AMA said doctors should be guided by federal advice.The Federal government has instructed the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to under-50s when the benefits outweigh the risks.