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Oberlin College: We can’t get a fair trial in our home county

Wants venue transfer, claiming local media coverage of Gibson's Bakery lawsuit "turned the tide of public opinion within Lorain County against Oberlin College..."

The biggest errors in movie continuity you never noticed

Movie-making can be trial and error, and sometimes, error wins out. Here are the five biggest continuity errors you never noticed.        

Bill Cosby lawyers fight a parade of other accusers testifying at new trial

Hoping to prevent a repeat hung jury at Cosby's retrial, prosecutors seek to bring in other accusers to testify, and Cosby's lawyers seek to stop them.        

The Trial Against Kobach Kicks Off: Here’s What You Should Know

Blocked from voting, three Kansans took the stand against Kris Kobach and the law that disenfranchised them. Tuesday was the first day of the Fish v. Kobach voting rights trial. The ACLU and Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas,...Show More Summary

One-off PSA screening for prostate cancer does not save lives

(Cancer Research UK) Inviting men with no symptoms to a one-off PSA test for prostate cancer does not save lives according to results from the largest ever prostate cancer trial conducted over 10 years by Cancer Research UK-funded scientists and published today (Tuesday) in JAMA.

Timeline in the case of journalist Kim Wall's murder

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish inventor Peter Madsen goes on trial Thursday for the killing of journalist Kim Wall in his submarine. Madsen denies killing Wall and says she died accidentally inside his submarine while he was on deck. However, he has admitted cutting her up before he "buried her at sea."

For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial

For years, doctors turned to opioid painkillers as a first-line treatment for chronic back pain and aches in the joints. Even as the dangers of addiction and overdoses became more clear, the drugs’ pain-relieving benefits were still thought to justify their risks. Now researchers have hard data...

Trial on loose farrowing crates: More research needed

Extensive comparative research to loose farrowing in Denmark has yielded for now that none of the 10 participating designs tested scored ‘good’ or ‘very good’ on all operating parameters.

Sheriff Terry Maketa Off Hook in Sexy Scandal After Partial Mistrial

Reading from the Voice Media empire: Sheriff Terry Maketa may finally be off the hook with regard to a years-long scandal described in our previous coverage, on view below. The jury in his latest trial on corruption allegations found him not guilty of two misdemeanor charges but deadlocked on a pair of felonies. As such, the judge [...]Show More Summary

Texas Judge Tortured Defendant With Stun Belt to Show ‘Power,’ Court Rules

AP A Texas judge who shocked a defendant three times with a stun belt to silence him during his own trial violated the man’s constitutional rights, an appeals court has ruled. “Never before have we seen any behavior like this, nor do we hope to ever see such behavior again,” wrote Justice Yvonne T. Show More Summary

Women's use of vaginal ring is higher in open-label study, as is level of HIV protection

(Microbicide Trials Network) Midway into a study in which all participants are offered use of a monthly vaginal ring containing an antiretroviral drug called dapivirine, researchers have seen women's risk of acquiring HIV reduced by more than half. Show More Summary

'Never before have we seen any behaviour like this': Appeals court overturns conviction after judge shocks defendant three times with stun belt

A judge administered multiple electric shocks to a defendant on trial as a “punishment” for not answering his questions properly, an appeals court has heard. Judge George Gallagher ordered Terry Lee Morris to be shocked three times during...Show More Summary

Trial of omega fatty acid supplementation in toddlers born preterm shows promising results

Thirty-one toddlers who were born prematurely participated. For three months, half took a daily dietary supplement that contained a special combination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and half took a placebo. The group that tookShow More Summary

Brief education intervention boosts tetanus vaccination rates in rural India

(PLOS) Education of mothers on the benefits of tetanus vaccination increased immunization coverage in a randomized trial set in rural India, according to new research this week in PLOS Medicine by Timothy Powell-Jackson of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and colleagues.

CORRECTED: The Electoral Reform Society attacks the government’s planned voter ID trials as “unnecessary and over-bearing’’

Do the figures show that the government has got this wrong? New figures on electoral fraud from the Electoral Commission show the tiny scale of the problem of personation which the ERS says raises major questions about overbearing ID restrictions to be trialed at elections this May, The analysis by the Electoral Commission of votes […]

U.S. judge says opioid settlement roadblocks may prompt trials

(Reuters) - A federal judge pushing for a settlement in lawsuits by state and local governments against drug companies over their roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic said on Wednesday that trials may be needed after both sides identified barriers to reaching a deal.

Atomwise raises $45M for AI that helps doctors discover new drugs

Discovering new drugs requires a lot of trial and error, which is both slow and expensive. Deep learning startup Atomwise Inc. is hoping to cut out a big chunk of that process with artificial intelligence, and the company got a major boost today in the form of an early-stage $45 million funding round. Show More Summary

High Court Could Revisit 'Texting Suicide' Case

Attorneys for the Massachusetts woman who stood trial for pressuring her on-again off-again boyfriend into suicide while they were teens want her involuntary manslaughter conviction overturned. Michelle Carter's new team of lawyers, who are petitioning the state's highest court, said last month that the case against the now 21-year-old was...

A Texas Judge Used a Barbaric Courtroom Punishment on a Defendant Who Pleaded the Fifth

Electric shocks are common practice in Tarrant County courts. Texas’ Eighth Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for convicted sex offender Terry Lee Morris after the court found that the sentencing judge shocked the defendant with a powerful stun belt for pleading the Fifth. Show More Summary

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