Michael Skakel argues that during the 2002 trial, attorney Michael Sherman failed to challenge the state’s star witness and obtain evidence pointing to other suspects, did a poor job with jury selection and closing arguments and didn’t hire enough investigators and expert consultants.
Anthony Marshall was convicted in 2009 for trying to steal $60 million from his mother. The long appeals process gave Marshall four years of freedom following his conviction for grand larceny.
The fight over gay marriage rights in the state of New York is officially over, after the state’s highest court refused to hear a challenge by opponents.
The Atlantic City Council must get approval from the state Community Affairs Department’s Local Finance Board in order to borrow the money.
The lawyers argue that FBI informants entrapped their clients. They say the discussions amounted to little more than a religious debate about jihad.
The former Guantanamo detainee found guilty of conspiracy in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa has asked a judge to toss the conviction.
The relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks have lost their bid to get proper burial for material taken from the WTC site because it could contain the ashes of victims.