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Jurors convict last 3 defendants of manslaughter in hazing death of Florida A&M drum major

...afternoon, on the fifth day of the trial, following closing arguments from a prosecutor and a team of defense attorneys...said. "The state has not proven their case."Closing arguments were delayed after Ashton wanted to find out if jurors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-24/jurors-convict-last-3-defendants-ma
Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

...James Sultan, acknowledged for the first time during closing arguments that Hernandez was there when Lloyd was killed...the secluded spot in the industrial park. During closing arguments, prosecutors also accused Hernandez of pulling the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-15/ex-nfl-star-hernandez-convict
Boston bomber guilty on all counts

...attempt days after the bombing. "If not for Tamerlan, it would not have happened," Clarke told the jury during closing arguments. Prosecutors, however, portrayed the brothers - ethnic Chechens who moved to the U.S. from Russia more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-08/boston-bomber-guilty-all-cou
Former Alabama, Georgia player Jonathan Taylor enters not guilty plea

...Hernandez not guilty of murder."Did he make all the right decisions? No," lawyer James Sultan said during his closing arguments. "He was a 23-year-old kid who witnessed something, a shocking killing, committed by someone he knew. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-07/former-alabama-georgia-pl
Brother-in-law convicted of killing Fort Stewart soldier

...willing to kill her husband if she'll pay him," Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Rafferty told jurors in his closing argument.Swain didn't testify during his trial, the Savannah Morning News reported. His defense attorney, Edward Tol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-27/brother-law-convicted-
Augusta teen convicted of murder in 2012 shooting

...that night as three drunken bullies going after two kids. Kelly was entitled to defend himself, she said in her closing argument.Paine countered that even if the jury believed King and his friends put Kelly and Clark in fear for their lives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-20/augusta-teen-convicted
A sham investigation

...was not "driven by racial bias or animus." No trial witness could say race was a factor, and the prosecutor's closing arguments stated race played no role.Yet the DOJ kept dangling an open case until last week ? which, coincidentally, marked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-01/sham-investigation
Overtime

...jurors they had heard all the evidence they would hear, and that they were due in court Tuesday morning to hear closing arguments and receive instructions. They will then begin deliberations.? Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper entered a not guilty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2015-04-07/overtime
Closing arguments continue in Atlanta test cheating trial

ATLANTA - Closing arguments continued Tuesday in the trial...roughly two-week break before closing arguments and Fulton County Superior Court...Baxter said earlier this week that closing arguments would likely conclude Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-17/closing-arguments-cont
Ex-superintendent in Atlanta cheating scandal dies

...collected awards. Many considered her the Atlanta schools' best chance of improvement when she was hired in 1999.Closing arguments in the case of the 12 remaining defendants are expected later this month. Jeff Brickman, an adjunct law professor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/ex-superintendent-atla