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Taylor Swift expected to testify in Denver groping case

DENVER — A few moments at a backstage photo session four years ago are about to be relived, as lawyers for pop star Taylor Swift and a former disc jockey she accuses of groping her begin picking jurors in their dueling lawsuits. 338 more words

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Rethinking Death Penalty Reform: The Case Against Death-qualified Juries

By Anonymous Associate Editor

Since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty through Gregg in 1976, racial bias has continued to pervade its administration. 1,402 more words

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You can't remove a juror just because she's black

The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals granted a Bedford County defendant a new trial after determining that the prosecutor improperly challenged a juror simply because she was black.   152 more words

Criminal Law

Third trial set to begin in student dismemberment case

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Jury selection has been scheduled for a third trial in the case of a Connecticut man charged with killing and dismembering his college student girlfriend after she broke up with him. 127 more words

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She Told Them I'm The Devil

You see a lot of the same things, doing trials over and over again: the same jury instructions; the same oath; the same admonitions.  Sitting in jury selection, the defense attorney will invariably explain the burden of proof and point at me.   280 more words

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Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby’s nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury. 554 more words

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Cosby Trial: 3 White Men, 2 White Women Selected For Jury So Far

PITTSBURGH, PA (CBS) — Testimony in Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial is scheduled to begin in two weeks in Montgomery County, but jury selection began Monday in Pittsburgh. 835 more words

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