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Hidden camera could be used to convict sexual predator

The federal wiretap state did not bar the introduction of audio video recordings that a relative secretly made of a sex abuse defendant’s behavior with his disabled granddaughter, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in affirming the denial of a motion ...

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Court finds defendant’s retro plea a tough sell

WASHINGTON – Can a common practice in criminal defense trigger constitutional protections when it’s suddenly changed? The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court didn’t seem to think so, at least in the context of Metrish v. Lancaster, which was argued ...

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