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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Testifies in the Chauvin Trial

Associate Professor Seth Stoughton testified as an expert witness in the Chauvin trial on Monday, April 12th. Mr. Stoughton is a professor in the School of Law and serves as an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. He is a former police officer and use of force expert. During his testimony, he explained that the actions by officers involved in George Floyd's killing were "unreasonable, excessive, and contary to generally accepted police practices." 

Check out the video of his testimony and follow him on Twitter @PoliceLawProf.


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