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Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

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

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

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

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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