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  1. crime
    Ex-Cop Avoids Conviction in Breonna Taylor’s Killing Once AgainThe federal civil-rights case against Brett Hankison ended in a mistrial.
  2. court appearances
    Sam Bankman-Fried’s Way to WinHis trial begins Monday. Is the prosecution a slam dunk? We think not.
  3. court appearances
    Introducing Court Appearances: USA v. SBFA newsletter covering the trial of Sam Bankman-Fried, exclusively for New York subscribers.
  4. court appearances
    Donald Trump Is Going on Trial for RapeE. Jean Carroll is suing him for sexual assault and defamation.
  5. court appearances
    Reid Hoffman, Big Democratic Donor, Is Funding the Donald Trump Rape LawsuitDonor Reid Hoffman is taking a page from the book of Peter Thiel.
  6. announcements
    Introducing Court Appearances: Twitter v. MuskThe richest man in the world is headed to trial, and we’ll be there to cover it.
  7. the internet
    The Mainstream Media Lost the Depp-Heard TrialAnd the lifestyle influencers turned court correspondents won.
  8. court appearances
    A Disaster in the Larry Ray TrialThe government releases confidential information, and the defendant leaves in an ambulance.
  9. court appearances
    What Did Larry Ray Do to These Kids?Santos Rosario was Larry Ray’s truest follower. Why is he now testifying against him?
  10. crime
    Robert Durst Found Guilty of Murdering FriendThe real-estate heir was convicted of first-degree murder for killing Susan Berman in 2000 in an attempt to conceal how he had murdered his wife.
  11. derek chauvin trial
    Derek Chauvin Found Guilty on All CountsThe jury found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
  12. crime
    Michael Avenatti’s Lonely FallThe disgraced lawyer wanted to be a legal celebrity. Now he’s not even the most famous defendant on the block.
  13. el chapo
    El Chapo Sentenced to Life in Prison, Likely Headed to ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’The Feds aren’t taking any chances with the known escape artist and will likely send him to a supermax prison in Colorado.
  14. el chapo
    The Last Day of the Trial of El ChapoA poll on best informant testimony; a moment of female solidarity; an appearance from the actor who plays the drug dealer on Netflix.
  15. el chapo
    The Wildest Revelations From the El Chapo TrialIncluding his diamond-encrusted guns, a nude escape through a secret tunnel, and the time he buried a man alive.
  16. el chapo
    El Chapo’s Defense Lawyer Knows the Art of Cross-Examining a RatMeet Jeffrey Lichtman, the drug boss’s Brooklyn “mouthpiece.”
  17. trials
    Finally, Some Real Menace Enters the El Chapo CourtroomBut not from the kingpin himself.
  18. el chapo
    The El Chapo Defense: He’s No Kingpin, He’s a HenchmanPlus, a squealing underling, and other recent highlights from the trial.
  19. Noor Salman, Omar Mateen’s Widow, Acquitted in Pulse ShootingFederal prosecutors rarely lose terrorism cases. But it only took an Orlando jury 12 hours to declare Salman “not guilty.”
  20. verdicts
    Martin Shkreli Found Guilty of FraudHe faces up to 20 years in prison.
  21. Some Prospective Jurors Were Pretty Biased Against Martin ShkreliHe was called a “snake” and an “evil man” when jury selection began for his securities-fraud trial on Monday.
  22. Bridgegate Trial: Wildstein Is a Flawed Accuser, But His Story Never WaveredThe defense painted the key witness as a habitual liar, but he’s been consistent about the plot he concocted.
  23. Bridgegate Trial: How Wildstein Orchestrated His Most Ambitious Political SchemeThe prosecution’s star witness details the plot he concocted, and who, he says, was in on it.
  24. NYPD Cop Peter Liang Takes the Stand in His Manslaughter TrialHe got upset while he recounted the details of the night Akai Gurley was killed.
  25. Oscar Pistorius Now Convicted of Murdering Girlfriend Reeva SteenkampAn appeals court overturned a previous verdict of manslaughter. 
  26. oscar pistorius
    Oscar Pistorius Is Out of Prison and Under House Arrest in a Huge MansionThe South African Olympic athlete will complete his sentence for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his uncle’s house in Pretoria. 
  27. boston bombing trial
    Tsarnaev Jury Hears Closing ArgumentsThe prosecution highlighted Tsarnaev’s brutality and seeming indifference. The defense spoke of a lost boy.
  28. boston bombing trial
    Tsarnaev Defense Treads Carefully in TrialHow will the jury react to an admission of guilt?
  29. international affairs
    24-Year-Old American Sentenced to 6 Years of Hard Labor in North KoreaMatthew Miller was convicted of “hostile acts.”
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    ‘I Was Not Going to Cower,’ Says Homeowner Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Teen54-year-old Theodore Wafer took the stand to describe the night he killed 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
  31. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jodi Arias Will Represent Herself in Death-Penalty TrialExperts say it’s not as crazy as it sounds.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    Boston Bomber’s Friend Found Guilty of Interfering With InvestigationTwenty-year-old Azamat Tazhayakov and another friend removed items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s room three days after the attack.
  33. scandal-stained wretches
    Former Murdoch Editor and Cameron Aide Will Face a Second Trial The phone-hacking fallout continues. 
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    Doctors Say Oscar Pistorius Knew Right From Wrong When He Killed Girlfriend The Olympian’s murder trial was paused after a psychiatrist testified that he had an anxiety disorder.
  35. terrorble
    Benghazi Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in D.C. CourtAhmed Abu Khattala was captured a couple weeks ago. 
  36. crimes and misdemeanors
    Still No Heroes in Punching Spider-Man CasePhilip Williams is on trial for attacking a woman while in costume.
  37. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pistorius to Undergo Mental Health EvaluationThe Olympian’s lengthy murder trial to drag on even longer.
  38. crimes and misdemeanors
    Juror Talks About Cecily McMillan’s ConvictionAnd says that some now “feel bad” about the verdict.
  39. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Romney Gave Ex-Virginia Governor a Little Something for His Legal Defense$10,000.
  40. crimes and misdemeanors
    Oscar Pistorius Insists He Did Not Fire at the Woman He Shot Multiple TimesThe Olympian’s testimony is still going and still intense.
  41. Polarizing Occupy Movement Makes It Easy for People to Get Out of Jury DutyFor the trial of a protester charged with assaulting a police officer.
  42. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pistorius Testimony Turns Even More Brutal With ‘Zombie’ Video, Death PhotoThe ongoing South African trial of an Olympic athlete continues.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    Oscar Pistorius Delivers Emotional Testimony at His Murder Trial“I was simply trying to protect Reeva,” he said.
  44. terrorble
    9/11 Mastermind Vouches for Osama Bin Laden’s Son-in-LawUnsurprisingly.
  45. trials
    Trial of ‘Cannibal Cop’ Cohorts Begins With Billy Joel LyricsFrom “Sometimes a Fantasy,” of course.
  46. the most important people in the world
    Alec Baldwin’s Stalker Has Some Regrets“No one will hire me.”
  47. the most important people in the world
    5 Insane Moments From the Alec Baldwin Stalker TrialThe woman was held in contempt and found guilty.
  48. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bradley Manning Still Charged With Helping Osama Bin LadenA judge denied a request to dismiss the “aiding the enemy” charge.
  49. trials
    Whitey Bulger’s Trial Takes a Vulgar TurnHe and his former protégé swore each other out in court.
  50. trials
    Trayvon Martin Death Photos Shown at Trial“The jury had no visible reaction.”
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