Following the closing arguments, the jury must deliberate whether or not the prosecution "proved beyond a reasonable doubt" that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is guilty of three charges.
Here's a look at what prosecutors must prove for each charge:
Second-degree unintentional murder
- Prosecutors must prove Chauvin caused George Floyd's death, while committing an underlying felony.
- There is no need to prove intent to kill, just intent to act.
- If convicted, he could face up to 40 years in prison.
- Prosecutors must prove Chauvin committed a reckless act that is "eminently dangerous" to others with "depraved mind."
- If convicted, he could face up to 25 years in prison.
- Prosecutors must prove Chauvin was "culpably negligent" and disregarded awareness of substantial risk of great bodily injury or death.
- If, convicted he could face up to 10 years in prison.