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Former North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael Slager, who has been charged with the death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott, is asking for public funding to pay for his second trial. Slager reportedly has requested a court-appointed lawyer but was declined the allowance for government funding to be used for expert witnesses and the private […]

The jurors in Dylann Roof’s murder trial have been revealed.  After beginning last week, the Charleston jury selected includes two black women, eight white women, one white man, and one black man.  Roof was granted the right to represent himself but denied a dely in the start of the trial. Roof is accused of the […]

FX's 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson' mini series has gotten a whole new generation of people fascinated with the infamous murder trial.

William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.

A judge has delayed the trial of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of killing nine Black members of Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME Church in a race-inspired shooting…

UPDATE: Thursday, September 10, 2015 11:10 AM EST: A judge has ruled that trials for the six officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest and death…

Randall Kerrick, the police officer charged with killing Jonathan Ferrell, said he thought he was going to die during the encounter.

George Zimmerman’s fate now lies in the hands of a jury. Closing arguments were finished Friday afternoon and the nation awaits a verdict.

Prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda began his closing argument by highlighting that George Zimmerman made wrong assumptions about Trayvon Martin. “A teenager is dead. He is dead through no fault of his own. He is dead because another man made assumptions,” de la Rionda said. “That man assumed certain things. He’s dead not just because […]

Photos of shooting victim Trayvon Martin were shown in court on Tuesday, the second day of testimony in the George Zimmerman trial. Jurors saw photos of Martin on a large screen while Sgt. Anthony Raimondo described how he tried to revive the teenager with CPR and by sitting him up to close the exit wound. […]

via thedailybeast.com Good luck finding a juror who doesn’t have an opinion on this case. Jury selection for George Zimmerman’s trial for second-degree murder is set to begin Monday, more than one year after he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman, who is Hispanic, claims he acted in self-defense when he killed Martin, an unarmed […]