#Jury Trial

Jury Sends Dunn to Prison for Bicycle Dragging Death

SAN ANGELO – The man accused of running over 33-year-old Jacob Martinez on Thanksgiving Eve in 2018 and dragging him to his death was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday afternoon. The jury trial of Clayton Dunn vs. the State of Texas has come to end after four days. San Angelo LIVE!, the only media outlet in the courtroom, reported earlier that the jury closed out day 3, Aug. 17, with the guilty verdict. The court resumed on Aug. 18 at 8:30 a.m. for the punishment phase. The most impactful moment of the punishment phase came when Martinez's mother, Patricia Hernandez, took the stand.…

Baltimore man stands trial in death of 5-month-old daughter

BALTIMORE -- A jury trial is now taking place nearly four years after a 5-month-old girl died after suffering trauma to her body in West Baltimore.Her father, Anthony Ford, in now on trial, accused of causing his daughter's death. Brailynn died in October 2018 just days after she was hospitalized with trauma to her body. Ford has been charged with second-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death, child abuse resulting in serious physical injury and first-degree assault, court records show.On Wednesday, Ford testified he was taking care of his daughter on the day in question and went for a ride in a vehicle...

Court Selects 20 More Paraquat Lawsuits For Limited Discovery, As Start of First Trial Reset for July 2023

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal Paraquat lawsuits indicates that the parties must complete depositions and limited discovery in another 20 cases involving Parkinson’s disease diagnosed among former users of the pesticide, while a prior group of bellwether claims are being prepared for early trial dates next year.
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Jury cites ‘lack of evidence’ in sexual assault acquittal

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Craighead County jury found a man not guilty of sexual assault Thursday due to “lack of evidence.”. In June of 2021, Jonesboro police arrested Maverick Loyd on suspicion of second-degree sexual assault. According to court documents, Loyd “confessed” to a family member that he...

R. Kelly Desperately Tries To Ban WHITE PEOPLE From Being Selected As Jurors In Chicago Trial

R. Kelly and his legal team worked overtime in court during jury selection as they made moves to block as many white people are they could from serving, Radar has learned. On Tuesday, prosecutors and R. Kelly's lawyers were in court to lock in a jury before the trial gets underway. The disgraced singer faces several criminal counts related to abusing young women and then filming the encounters. Last month, Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering in a separate New York case. Reporter Jason Meisner from the Chicago Tribune...
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Judge to decide if Scott Peterson victim of jury misconduct

Scott Peterson’s trial attorney missed an opportunity to grill a California juror about bias who eventually helped send him to death row for murdering his pregnant wife and unborn child, his appellate lawyer conceded Thursday while arguing the former fertilizer salesman deserves a new trial because of juror misconduct.

Craighead County man acquitted of sexual assault at jury trial

JONESBORO, Ark. — Craighead County jurors have acquitted a Jonesboro man accused of sexual assault. Maverick Andrew Loyd, 33, of Jonesboro was found not guilty Thursday afternoon after a three day jury trial in Craighead County Circuit Court at Jonesboro. Loyd had been accused of sexual assault in the...