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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. el chapo
    El Chapo’s Defense Lawyer Knows the Art of Cross-Examining a RatMeet Jeffrey Lichtman, the drug boss’s Brooklyn “mouthpiece.”
  6. trials
    Finally, Some Real Menace Enters the El Chapo CourtroomBut not from the kingpin himself.
  7. el chapo
    The El Chapo Defense: He’s No Kingpin, He’s a HenchmanPlus, a squealing underling, and other recent highlights from the trial.
  8. 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.”
  9. verdicts
    Martin Shkreli Found Guilty of FraudHe faces up to 20 years in prison.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Oscar Pistorius Now Convicted of Murdering Girlfriend Reeva SteenkampAn appeals court overturned a previous verdict of manslaughter. 
  15. 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. 
  16. boston bombing trial
    Tsarnaev Jury Hears Closing ArgumentsThe prosecution highlighted Tsarnaev’s brutality and seeming indifference. The defense spoke of a lost boy.
  17. boston bombing trial
    Tsarnaev Defense Treads Carefully in TrialHow will the jury react to an admission of guilt?
  18. international affairs
    24-Year-Old American Sentenced to 6 Years of Hard Labor in North KoreaMatthew Miller was convicted of “hostile acts.”
  19. 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.
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jodi Arias Will Represent Herself in Death-Penalty TrialExperts say it’s not as crazy as it sounds.
  21. 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.
  22. scandal-stained wretches
    Former Murdoch Editor and Cameron Aide Will Face a Second Trial The phone-hacking fallout continues. 
  23. 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.
  24. terrorble
    Benghazi Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in D.C. CourtAhmed Abu Khattala was captured a couple weeks ago. 
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    Still No Heroes in Punching Spider-Man CasePhilip Williams is on trial for attacking a woman while in costume.
  26. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pistorius to Undergo Mental Health EvaluationThe Olympian’s lengthy murder trial to drag on even longer.
  27. crimes and misdemeanors
    Juror Talks About Cecily McMillan’s ConvictionAnd says that some now “feel bad” about the verdict.
  28. stuck in the mittle
    Mitt Romney Gave Ex-Virginia Governor a Little Something for His Legal Defense$10,000.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pistorius Testimony Turns Even More Brutal With ‘Zombie’ Video, Death PhotoThe ongoing South African trial of an Olympic athlete continues.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    Oscar Pistorius Delivers Emotional Testimony at His Murder Trial“I was simply trying to protect Reeva,” he said.
  33. terrorble
    9/11 Mastermind Vouches for Osama Bin Laden’s Son-in-LawUnsurprisingly.
  34. trials
    Trial of ‘Cannibal Cop’ Cohorts Begins With Billy Joel LyricsFrom “Sometimes a Fantasy,” of course.
  35. the most important people in the world
    Alec Baldwin’s Stalker Has Some Regrets“No one will hire me.”
  36. the most important people in the world
    5 Insane Moments From the Alec Baldwin Stalker TrialThe woman was held in contempt and found guilty.
  37. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bradley Manning Still Charged With Helping Osama Bin LadenA judge denied a request to dismiss the “aiding the enemy” charge.
  38. trials
    Whitey Bulger’s Trial Takes a Vulgar TurnHe and his former protégé swore each other out in court.
  39. trials
    Trayvon Martin Death Photos Shown at Trial“The jury had no visible reaction.”
  40. here we go
    George Zimmerman Jury Is All WomenFive are white.
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Cachay Wrote Brooks Angry E-mails Before DeathThe trial for 2010’s Soho House murder has started.
  42. trials
    No, Trayvon Martin Did Not Film His Friends Beating Up a Homeless GuyGeorge Zimmerman’s lawyers said he did, but they took it back.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jodi Arias Gets One More Little Trial After Hung Death Penalty JuryShe could be executed or get parole in 25 years.
  44. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jodi Arias Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder [Updated]The epic, insane Arizona trial ends with a conviction on the strongest charge.
  45. crimes and misdemeanors
    James Holmes to Plead InsanityThe Aurora shooter could still be found guilty.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    What You Missed in the Totally Bonkers and Disturbing Jodi Arias TrialThe craziest trial in the country is wrapping up — now’s the time to catch up.
  47. photo op
    George Zimmerman Gained Some Serious WeightHe’s put on more than 100 pounds awaiting trial.
  48. trials
    Psychologist Murder Case to Last Even LongerIt took five years just to get to a mistrial.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Murder Convict Goes Free 40 Years After Bad Lawyer Let Him ConfessLawyer doesn’t remember him.
  50. the war on wikileaks
    Bradley Manning Trial Includes Bin Laden WitnessOsama allegedly read WikiLeaks.
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