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Jury finds Huguely guilty of second-degree murder

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jurors found a former University of Virginia lacrosse player guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday in the slaying of his ex-girlfriend that was fueled by jealousy over her relationship with another lacrosse player. Jurors met for nine hours ...

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Jurors get accused killer’s capital murder case

ANNAPOLIS — Depending on who was talking, the prosecution’s star witness in the death penalty case against Lee E. Stephens was either a courageous observer who faced the wrath of his fellow inmates or a brazen gangster who only came ...

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Study: Jurors struggle with reckless, knowing conduct

A new study has found that jurors often struggle with how to distinguish reckless or knowing conduct on the part of defendants. The study, Sorting Guilty Minds, appeared in a recent issue of the New York University Law Review and ...

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Washington Co. judge’s failed ruse results in reprimand

A Washington County Circuit Court judge has agreed to a private reprimand for telling attorneys that they had less than 24 hours to prepare for a jury trial as part of an elaborate ruse to spur them to settle the ...

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Defense case begins for doctor in Michael Jackson’s death

LOS ANGELES — Defense attorneys for the doctor accused of killing Michael Jackson began their case Monday after prosecutors presented a portrait of the physician as the inept, distracted engineer of the King of Pop’s death. The first defense witnesses ...

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