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The 12 plaintiffs suffered injuries including bruising from less-lethal munitions, lingering respiratory issues from tear gas and psychological trauma, the ACLU said.
Thao agreed to a bench trial
The federal sentence is being served concurrently with his 22½-year state term for Floyd's murder. He will also serve five years of supervised release when he leaves custody in roughly 17 years.
Assistant Attorney General Matthew Frank offered to drop felony charges against Kueng and Thao for aiding and abetting the second-degree murder of George Floyd if they pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of aiding and abetting manslaughter.
At a hearing in St. Paul, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson sentenced Tou Thao, 36, to 3½ years. Earlier Wednesday, he sentenced J. Alexander Kueng, 28, to three years. A third officer, Thomas Lane, 39, was sentenced last Thursday to 2½ years in prison.
J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao will be sentenced in federal court next week

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In his sentence, Judge Paul Magnuson recommended Lane serve his time at a facility in Duluth, with two years of supervised release afterward. He set the date of surrender for Oct. 4
Federal prosecutors are seeking 61⁄2 years in prison for Lane, well below the more than 20-year sentence a judge imposed on Derek Chauvin earlier this month.
As part of his federal plea agreement, Chauvin will serve his state and federal sentences at the same time in federal prison.

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