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(L_R)Trelvis D. Randolph partner with Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer.Loreal Arscott and Melba Pearson Miami criminal and civil rights attorney. Courtesy photos (L_R)Trelvis D. Randolph partner with Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer. Loreal Arscott and Melba Pearson, Miami criminal and civil rights attorney. Courtesy photos

Members of the legal community Tuesday saw justice in Derek Chauvin’s conviction on three counts for the murder of George Floyd, but many noted that much work remains to be done in reforming policing and establishing racial equity.

A jury found Chauvin guilty of second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of Floyd last year. Chauvin was captured on video with his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly 10 minutes as Floyd said he couldn’t breathe. The video sparked renewed protests across the nation over police violence against Black Americans and calls for police reform.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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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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