Martin Soto-Fong serving three life terms for 1992 Tucson market killings.
Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.
PHOENIX — Juries are entitled to hear from an expert witness on a particular type of crime even if that person knows nothing about the victims in the case, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
When Peter Furler stepped aside as lead singer of the Newsboys
last spring, it was akin to U2 losing Bono.
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge in New York challenged the government to
prove that jailed financier Bernard Madoff's former finance chief
is a valuable cooperator Wednesday, implying he may only be
pretending to help prosecutors in the hopes of garnering a lighter
LAS VEGAS — Lawyers for the political advocacy group ACORN and a
former voter registration supervisor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to
illegally paying canvassers to register Nevada voters during last
year's presidential campaign.
EL PASO — One immigration agent was accused of running an
Internet pornography business and enjoying an improper relationship
with an informant. Another let an informant smuggle in a group of
illegal immigrants. And in a third case, an agent was investigated
for soliciting sex from a witness…
One of three men charged with first-degree murder in the
November 2008 shooting death of a Tucson man was sentenced to 3 1/2
years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to hindering
CHICAGO — A first-degree murder charge was dropped Monday
against one of four teens accused in the brutal beating of a
Chicago honor student that was recorded in a cell-phone camera
Contract attorneys hired by the county spent almost five times
as much taxpayer money on expert witnesses as the prosecutor's
office and other public defenders combined.
Cost is just one thing attorneys consider in hiring expert
LOS ANGELES — Saying he wanted to avoid "a circus sideshow," a
judge barred prosecutors Thursday from asking a witness whether a
sexual relationship existed between celebrity model Anna Nicole
Smith and the female psychiatrist accused of providing her with