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  • 10 things you might not know about juries

    10 things you might not know about juries
    The Drew Peterson jury made news recently with its guilty verdict — and with its unusual note to the judge asking for the definition of "unanimous." And jury deliberation is expected later this month in another major case, the Christopher Vaughn...
  • Laurence Luckinbill Stars as Clarence Darrow in South Windsor

    Laurence Luckinbill Stars as Clarence Darrow in South Windsor
    “Clarence Darrow Tonight!,” the award-winning one-man show created and performed by Laurence Luckinbill, will receive a special benefit performance on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the café space at Unity of Greater Hartford, 919 Ellington...
  • Christopher Vaughn gets life in prison for killing wife, 3 kids

    Christopher Vaughn gets life in prison for killing wife, 3 kids
    Christopher Vaughn was sentenced to four life terms this morning for fatally shooting his wife and three children after pulling off an expressway in 2007. Vaughn looked over his shoulder at his family as he was led away after being sentenced by Judge...
  • Authors rock Chicago's Metro with Story Week

    Authors rock Chicago's Metro with Story Week
    Does the term "literary rock 'n' roll" sound like an oxymoron? When you hear the word "reading," do you think of a self-important blowhard droning on while you snooze? Each year since 1996, the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago...
  • Chicago's Clarence Darrow on the death penalty

     
    Famed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
  • A toast to all who wrote the death-penalty abolition story

     
    To Rob Warden, who was there at the beginning… When Gov. Quinn put his signature on a bill today abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, he wrote the final line in a story that in a very real sense began......
  • More thoughts on Jerry Brown's grammatical gaffe

     
    “Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?” --Clarence Darrow This is a postscript to Saturday's “Postscript” column. A post-Postscript, if you will. In the column, reader Gene Axelrod...
  • Right Makes Might

     
    How a dogged civil-rights lawyer, an ex-gangster and a risk-taking LAPD captain helped skirt a Rodney King riot repeat...
  • Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...
  • 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalists announced

     
    The complete list of finalists for the 2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes....
  • Festival of Books: Biographers create a vivid portrait of the 20th century

     
    For those who didn't go to hear Rodney King's conversation with Patt Morrison (and wait some time for King to show), the best bet for the same 12:30 p.m. time slot Saturday was an L.A. TImes Festival of Books panel......