Jury

BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Trial winds down for former BP engineer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury will determine whether a former BP engineer broke the law or harmlessly swiped his finger across a cellular phone when he deleted hundreds of text messages in the […]

12/16/2013

Prospective jurors questioned in Kelly Thomas case

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Questioning of prospective jurors got under way today for the trial of two former Fullerton law enforcement officers charged in the beating death of a transient. The pool of about 115 […]

11/18/2013

Jodi Arias during sentencing phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge bans live TV in Arias penalty phase retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — Live television coverage of Jodi Arias’ penalty phase retrial will be banned and the case will remain in Phoenix despite defense arguments that intense publicity will make it difficult to find impartial jurors, a […]

11/16/2013

Kevin Trudeau (AP File Photo)

TV pitchman jailed after jurors find him guilty

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors deliberated for less than an hour Tuesday before finding Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt in weeklong trial during which prosecutors accused the TV pitchman of lying in infomercials to boost […]

11/12/2013

John Wise waits for opening remarks in Summit County Common Pleas Courtroom of Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Phil Masturzo)

Jury convicts husband in Ohio hospital shooting

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a man who said he fatally shot his hospitalized wife out of love because of her debilitated condition that left her unable to speak. John Wise, […]

11/08/2013

LA jury awards $150M in wrongful death case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has determined a trucking company and one of its drivers should pay $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family burn to death in a […]

10/29/2013

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross)

Holmes jury selection, trial may take 8 months

  DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says it could take up to three months to pick a jury and up to five months to conduct the trial of defendant […]

10/09/2013

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Brown vetoes bill to allow non-citizens on juries

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have allowed non-citizens who are legal residents to serve as jurors in California. Brown’s office announced the veto of AB1401 on Monday. […]

10/07/2013

Brian Panish, attorney for the Michael Jackson family delivers his closing argument to jurors in a packed courtroom in downtown Los Angeles, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. Panish asked a Los Angeles jury to act as the conscience of the community and award damages for the loss of the pop star's life.  (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Al Seib, POOL)

Jackson promoter, doctor accused of seeking payday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson’s family on Tuesday portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson’s doctor as mercenaries who sacrificed the pop star’s life in a quest to boost their […]

09/24/2013

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Jurors hear legal instructions in Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors in a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against concert giant AEG Live LLC heard legal instructions Monday on the eve of final arguments in the 21-week civil trial. […]

09/23/2013

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