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Defense closing argument: Prosecution must prove case beyond reasonable doubt, Chauvin 'does not need to prove his innocence'

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During his closing argument in the Derek Chauvin trial, defense attorney Eric Nelson focused on the legal principles "presumption of innocence" and "proof beyond a reasonable doubt." He explained that Chauvin does not need to prove that he is innocent, the jury must reach a verdict solely based on the case that was presented by the prosecution.