Dorsey Ends Effort With City Prosecutors After Floyd Killing

Law360 (June 3, 2020, 2:23 PM EDT) -- Minnesota-based law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP has terminated a decades-long misdemeanor prosecutions program with the Minneapolis City Attorney's Office in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody last week.

The firm, which has offices around the world and 500 attorneys, announced Tuesday evening that it will no longer assist with the prosecution of misdemeanor cases in the Twin Cities after more than 40 years. 

Dorsey & Whitney managing partner Bill Stoeri said in a statement the firm will now divert its resources to assist "those who are the victims of injustice," citing the killing of Floyd, a 46-year-old...

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