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Jurors get case of Buffalo shooting that killed 4

BUFFALO — The gunman who shot eight partygoers at close range outside a restaurant over the summer targeted the victims, especially a newlywed who's seen on surveillance video cowering from the shooter and then staggering away and dying ...

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Jury hears giggles on tapes of finance’s elite

NEW YORK CITY — The jury at the insider-trading trial of a wealthy hedge fund founder listened Thursday to giggle-laced audio tapes of phone conversations that demonstrated his playful relationship with a then-top Intel Corp. executive who admits giving him lucrative secrets.

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High court asked to end non-unanimous convictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Almost anywhere in the United States, two holdouts among 12 jurors would prevent a conviction. Unfortunately for Troy Barbour, his trial for attempted murder took place in Louisiana, where he got 48 years in prison after a jury convicted him on a 10-2 vote.

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Say what?

Faith Pincus — a former attorney who teaches lawyers how to be better public speakers — is the founder of Los Angeles-based Pincus Communications. She has interviewed more than 100 judges to find out what they think about lawyers in the courtroom.

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