Closing argument

In this courtroom sketch, U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is shown during closing arguments of his court martial,  Thursday Aug. 22, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case; Hasan makes no closing argument

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood passed on his final chance to address jurors before they started deliberating Thursday, even after prosecutors insisted […]

08/22/2013

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Defense rests case in George Zimerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys have rested their case in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial after calling 18 witnesses over less than a week. Prosecutors now plan to call two rebuttal witnesses. Both sides […]

07/10/2013

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Judge holds self in contempt for his smartphone

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infraction.

04/15/2013

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