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Minnesota Attorney General Calls Chauvin Guilty Verdict 'First Step' Toward Justice

"I would not call today's verdict justice, however, because justice implies true restoration. But it is accountability, which is the first step towards justice," Keith Ellison said on Tuesday.
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, here in September, praised the witnesses and jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial on Tuesday. Source: Stephen Maturen

Minutes after the three guilty verdicts against former officer Derek Chauvin were read aloud in court Tuesday, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison thanked the public, saying he was grateful to have been given the space to pursue justice "wherever it led."

He said the guilty verdicts against Chauvin for

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