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Ex-police chief's murder trial opens

...officer who should be convicted of murder because everyone is equal under the law, a prosecutor said Wednesday.A defense lawyer said that former Eutaw ville Police Chief Richard Combs fired in self-defense while trying to serve a lawfully obtained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-07/ex-police-chiefs-murde
Georgia man convicted in killing outside preschool argues his conviction should be reversed

...charges including perjury and giving false statements.Neuman's trial lawyers used his mental health as his only defense, lawyer J. Scott Key argued in an appeal of Neuman's conviction."That defense relied upon Mr. Neuman's affair with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-17/georgia-man-convicted-
Attorney said Auburn played killed at party opened fire

...killing an Auburn Uni versity football player opened fire because the athlete also was shooting a gun during a party, a defense lawyer said Monday.Markhale Hart, 22, was defending himself when Jakell Mitchell, 18, was shot to death in Auburn in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-12/attorney-said-auburn-play
Prosecutor wants Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison

...Friday after chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel and chief defense lawyer Barry Roux presented their final arguments for sentencing...bullets ripped through her body."Pistorius' chief defense lawyer Roux said the world-famous athlete did not act with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-17/prosecutor-wants-oscar-pistorius-
Across the region

...unnecessary questions and witnesses are giving long-winded answers to yes-or-no questions.In one exchange with a defense lawyer, Baxter said he needs to take control over the trial or it could last well into next year.In opening arguments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-28/across-region
Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

...symbol of the country's transformation since 1994, deciding a case in which the accused, as well as the chief defense lawyer and prosecutor, are all white men.Masipa said Pistorius could not be convicted of premeditated murder or a lesser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-12/oscar-pistorius-conv
Verdict in murder trial of Oscar Pistorius scheduled for Sept. 11

...seconds in the accused's life where he was standing at the entrance to the bathroom, firearm pointed at the door," defense lawyer Barry Roux said. "That is what this case is all about."Roux argued the killing was an accident and said Pistorius...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-08/verdict-murder-trial
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone pays $100 million fine to end bribery case

...suggested that the sale of the stake to CVC Capital Partners was "an unexpectedly profitable deal" for the bank.Defense lawyer Sven Thomas welcomed the court's decision and said it showed that there would have been a "clear option of acquittal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-05/formula-one-boss-ber
Georgia salmonella trial shows how US food safety relies on honor system

...anyway."There is no legal requirement for testing at all for salmonella," Tom Bondurant, Stewart Parnell's defense lawyer, told jurors during opening statements Aug. 1. "There wasn't then, and there's not now."That's true...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-salmonella-trial-show
Defense says son, not daughter, killed father as trial of teen begins

THOMSON -- Melissa Norris' defense lawyer opened her murder trial Tuesday by pointing the finger...Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Tony Williamson. Defense lawyer Kirk Gilliard argued the statement should be excluded...

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