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  • Improper race and religion references in Adnan Syed trial

    The trial that culminated in the 2000 conviction of Adnan Syed has been a hotly debated subject in recent weeks, largely because of the popular "Serial" podcast that examined the case. That debate will no doubt intensify in light of a brief that Mr. Syed's current counsel filed this month with the Maryland Court of Special Appeals seeking to overturn that conviction. But the debate has largely focused on the question of Mr. Syed's factual innocence or guilt.
  • After 2 convictions in Vanderbilt rape case, attention turns to 2 teammates also charged

    With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday...

    Rekha Basu: Anti-death penalty jurors unfairly being left out of Boston bombing case

    A disturbing sort of discrimination has emerged during jury selection in the feds' case against accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Prospective jurors are being questioned by the judge on whether they could support a death...

    Indonesia prosecutor: Trial should proceed for couple in murder of Chicago woman

    Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled. The badly beaten body...

    Saints, Pelicans owner asks judge to deny heirs' request for medical records, control of teams

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by his recently estranged heirs who are seeking control of his NFL and NBA teams. Benson's lawyers filed an answer to the lawsuit in district court in New...