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Conviction in 1992 El Grande killings is upheld

Conviction in 1992 El Grande killings is upheld

Martin Soto-Fong serving three life terms for 1992 Tucson market killings.

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Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.

July 18, 2014 12:05 pm

Ruling: Expert witnesses can testify without knowing victims

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.

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Newsboys deliver rock

Newsboys deliver rock

When Peter Furler stepped aside as lead singer of the Newsboys last spring, it was akin to U2 losing Bono.

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Newsboys deliver rock

Newsboys deliver rock

 

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Madoff accomplice denied bail, again

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 sentence.

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ACORN pleads not guilty to 13 counts of Nevada vote fraud

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.

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US border agency personnel tied to array of misconduct, crimes

US border agency personnel tied to array of misconduct, crimes

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…

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Man sentenced to 3.5 years for hindering murder prosecution

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 prosecution.

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Charge against teen in fatal beating is dropped

Charge against teen in fatal beating is dropped

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 video.

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The expert witness: an inexact system

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.

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Strategy, as well as cost, factoring into hiring experts

Cost is just one thing attorneys consider in hiring expert witnesses.

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Testimony of Anna Nicole Smith sexual liaison barred

Testimony of Anna Nicole Smith sexual liaison barred

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 excessive medication.

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