Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, here in September, praised the witnesses and jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial on Tuesday.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 11: Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison speaks to media outside the Hennepin County Family Justice Center after a pretrial hearing for the four former Minneapolis Police officers charged in the death of George Floyd on September 11, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ellison, and his office, are leading the prosecution of the four former officers. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)