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Trials of the century and juror bias

In a recent book, Lise Pearlman, a former managing partner at Stark, Stewart, Wells & Robinson in Oakland, Calif. and retired presiding judge of the State Bar Court, looks at the 1968 capital murder trial of Black Panther Huey Newton ...

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Defendant can’t get new trial despite sleeping juror

A defendant was not deprived of his right to a fair and impartial jury even though one of the jurors at his robbery trial fell asleep on two consecutive days, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.

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