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Rape trial ends with acquittal, hung jury

WENATCHEE — A Cashmere man charged with two counts of rape was found not guilty of one charge and the jury could not reach a verdict on the other. Blake Alexander Badgley was accused of raping an unconscious 19-year-old woman at a party in 2018. Badgley, now 23, was charged in Chelan County Superior Court with second-degree rape and third-degree rape.
CASHMERE, WA
keralakaumudi.com

Govt advocate opposes acquittal petition of accused in Assembly ruckus case, says act was first in history of Assembly

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government advocate against the acquittal petition of six accused including Minister V Sivankutty and KT Jaleel MLA in the Assembly ruckus case. During the hearing in the Thiruvananthapuram Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court, the Government Advocate strongly opposed the acquittal petition filed by the accused. — The public prosecutor argued that the accused had done those atrocities in the Assembly with the knowledge that they were committing a crime. The charges against the accused are prima facie clear. The lawyer argued that this was the first time in the history of the legislature that such an act was done.
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Ex-banker files acquittal plea in Ishaq Dar reference

An accountability court in Islamabad issued a notice to the NAB and sought a reply on an acquittal plea filed by former president of National Bank of Pakistan in assets beyond means case against former finance minister and PML-N leader Ishaq Dar, reported 24NewHD TV channel. Former President of National...
thenationalnews.com

Jail time for Rolex thief as Dubai court overturns acquittal

A man has been sentenced to three months in prison after breaking into a car to steal two luxury watches worth Dh38,000. The German resident managed to disconnect the vehicle's locking system to gain access and steal the Rolexes. The Emirati victim called police after returning to the car, which...
WORLD
legalsportsreport.com

Looking Back: 100 Years After The Black Sox Acquittal

Last month brought the 100th anniversary of the end of baseball’s darkest trial and a lasting US sports betting event. On August 2, 1921, after deliberating for less than three hours, a jury returned not guilty verdicts, acquitting eight members of the Chicago White Sox of conspiracy charges associated with fixing the 1919 World Series.
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houstonherald.com

Coverage of the Sigman-Tomaszewski criminal trial in Pulaski County

Conviction on forgery charges, acquittal on the rest. Judge convicts former sheriff, deputy on forgery charges. The former sheriff of Texas County was found guilty of one forgery count and his deputy on two forgery counts by a circuit judge Thursday in Waynesville. Most charges dropped by judge in high-profile...
PULASKI COUNTY, MO
Tulsa World

Acquittal handed down in stabbing homicide at Tulsa fast-food restaurant from 2019

A Tulsa man is out of jail for the first time in nearly two years after a jury on Thursday acquitted him of manslaughter in a stabbing at a fast-food restaurant. Court minutes indicate that jurors deliberated roughly 4½ hours before finding Christian Douglas Cook, 22, not guilty in the death of T’Challa Davis on the morning of Oct. 25, 2019, which Cook argued was in self-defense.
TULSA, OK
delawarevalleyjournal.com

HOLY COW! HISTORY: The Scandal That Nearly Killed Hollywood

A dark-eyed beauty lies dead. One of America’s biggest movie stars implicated. A politically-ambitious prosecutor. A salacious Hollywood screenplay?. No. It was Hollywood in real life. Exactly 100 years ago this month, America was engrossed in perhaps the biggest Hollywood scandal of all time. In September 1921 a young actress...
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HOLY COW! HISTORY: The Scandal That Nearly Killed Hollywood

A dark-eyed beauty lies dead. One of America’s biggest movie stars implicated. A politically-ambitious prosecutor. A salacious Hollywood screenplay?. No. It was Hollywood in real life. Exactly 100 years ago this month, America was engrossed in perhaps the biggest Hollywood scandal of all time. In September 1921 a young actress...
MOVIES
stockholmcf.org

Prosecutor seeks acquittal of Turkish-German journalist of terror charges

An İstanbul prosecutor has requested that a Turkish-German journalist who is standing trial on terror-related charges be acquitted, Turkish Minute reported, citing a statement from the Coalition for Women in Journalism (CFWIJ). The 14th hearing of the trial in which German-based journalist Meşale Tolu is being tried on charges of...
WORLD
24newshd.tv

Asif Zardari seeks acquittal in Toshakhana reference

Former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has sought acquittal in Toshakhana reference, reported 24NewsHD TV channel. The former president through his counsel, Farooq H Naek, filed a petition in an accountability court in Islamabad pleading that none of the NAB witnesses appeared in the court so far had levelled any accusation against him.
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WCTV

JT Burnette’s attorneys file for acquittal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Attorneys for JT Burnette are now calling for his acquittal after a jury found him guilty on five of the nine counts against him. His defense team argues in a new filing that there is not enough evidence for a conviction on any of the counts.
TALLAHASSEE, FL
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