Jerry Blackwell and Steve Schleicher, who led the team that successfully prosecuted Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss why they decided to join the case pro bono. Blackwell said it’s important to “do what you can for the cause of good and right,” and Schleicher said “at some point you owe something back to the state that’s been so good to you.” Aired on 04/28/2021.
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