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Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended in a mistrial Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that nevertheless helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s Dad.” Prosecutors vowed to ...

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Experts: Mistrial in Porter case leaves questions for prosecutors

Photo Illustration by Maximilian Franz (The Daily Record)

Of all the possible outcomes for the first trial in the case against six officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, legal observers said Wednesday’s mistrial was the state’s worst scenario. Officer William Porter has been identified ...

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In Dewey case, an argument for good judgment

Andrew Jay Graham says that while Dewey & LeBoeuf found itself in a ‘grand mess,’ he was not surprised prosecutors could not prove fraud was committed by top executives. ‘The bigger the firm, the more credible it is that the folks down the line don't know,’ he says. (File photo)

As New York prosecutors decide whether to retry three former top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP for fraud following Monday’s mistrial due to a hung jury, attorneys everywhere can take note of how to avoid finding themselves in a ...

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Dewey & LeBoeuf case ends with hung jury and mistrial

Three former top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP avoided potential prison terms after a Manhattan jury failed to agree on whether they lied to investors in the run-up to the largest law-firm bankruptcy in history. The mistrial followed weeks ...

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Nance clashes again with public defender

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The public defender whose confrontation with Baltimore City Circuit Judge Alfred Nance led to murder charges being dismissed was back in his courtroom last week. This time, instead of declaring a mistrial, Nance transferred Deborah Katz Levi’s case from his ...

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Mistrial declared in teen visitor’s death

A mistrial has been declared in the prosecution of Michael Johnson, the Baltimore man accused of murdering Phylicia Barnes, a teenager who went missing while visiting her half-sister in 2010.

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