Judge Peter Cahill denied the request in a ruling released this morning, June 25.
In the ruling, Cahill said the defense failed to demonstrate that Chauvin was deprived of a fair trial, either by court error or abuse or prosecutorial misconduct.
In addition, Cahill said the defense failed to establish a case of juror misconduct, or that a juror gave false testimony during jury selection.
Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced at 1:30 p.m. today in Hennepin County.
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