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Protest sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 26, 2020. (Credit: Justin Berken/Shutterstock.com) Protesters respond to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Credit: Justin Berken/Shutterstock.com

Large law firms are helping lead a wave of litigation that has emerged since George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis in late May, alleging excessive force by police officers at protests and other acts of police violence.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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