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UVA Lacrosse Player Guilty–Defense mistake and a Juror speaks out

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As has been widely reported, a University of Virginia lacrosse player, George Huguely V, was found guilty last week of second-degree murder after lengthy deliberation by a jury in Virginia. The conviction is less than prosecutors were seeking which was first-degree murder. The case concerns the slaying of Yeardley Love, Huguely’s ex-girlfriend. The motive for… Continue Reading

Packers Erik Walden Court Date now set in February

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  A court date has been set for Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden on a disorderly conduct-domestic abuse charge. He pled not guilty to the misdemeanor, which stems from a dispute with his girlfriend in November. A judge Tuesday set a trial date of Feb. 16, which is 11 days after the Super Bowl. Most attorneys familiar with… Continue Reading