Post by Kiri Blakeley The penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial was declared a mistrial because the jury couldn't come to a unanimous decision on whether she should receive life in prison or the death penalty. If I were Jodi right about...Show More Summary
People are excited about the Scout device that tracks your vitals with a 10-second scan. But outside of the consumer promise, the company behind the Scout and others are also changing clinical trials.
Let's stop this madness. Take away the cameras and microphones and put her away for good. Jodi Arias may still long for her close-up, but this mistrial is a wake-up call to silence her voice.
(Eugene Volokh) The Daily Times Herald (Iowa) reports: District Judge James Richardson forbade a Daily Times Herald reporter from taking notes at a vehicular homicide trial Tuesday in Audubon, a rare courtroom rule that some say is unconstitutional. Richardson said a reporter’s scrawls could “influence the jury in that they might think something is important if they [...]
The health care giant doesn’t obtain the desired results, opts to discontinue preladenant drug trials.
The phase 3 clinical program for Merck's new drug preladenant, a receptor antagonist in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, will be discontinued based on a lack of efficacy compared to a placebo, the company announced yesterday. After...Show More Summary
A Dallas County, Texas judge has ordered Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent to undergo further alcohol monitoring while he awaits a trial on an intoxicated manslaughter charge, Selwyn Crawford of the Dallas Morning News reports. Brent was arrested by Irving, Texas police following a Dec. Show More Summary
Evidence that Apple conspired to raise e-book prices is strong, judge says.
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From JournalismJobs.com: While you’re covering that trial, how about doing a few courtroom sketches, too? Um, sure boss. Seeking reporters for Caribbean weekly (journalismjobs.com)
23 May 2013, Paris, France: A new investigational device - the Helio System (TF-FA) - being developed for use with the Sapien XT Transcatheter Heart Valve was successfully deployed in all four patients in a small, first-in-human feasibility study of its use in high-risk aortic insufficiency reported at EuroPCR 2013. read more
Carlos Maza writes at Equality Matters: According to an Equality Matters analysis, while all three major cable news networks extensively covered Arias’ trial and her plea to jurors to avoid the death penalty, CNN spent less than one minute discussing Carson’s murder, and Fox News ignored the story completely. Show More Summary
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Detection of HIV antibodies is used to diagnose HIV infection and monitor trials of experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines. New, more sensitive detection systems being developed use microspheres to capture HIV antibodies and can measure even small amounts of multiple antibodies at one time.
In Guatemala City and throughout Latin America today, protests are scheduled to take place condemning the Guatemalan Constitutional Court's decision this week to effectively throw out the trial of Ríos Montt. On May 10, the former US-backed general was sentenced to 80 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity. Just ten days later, [...]
Trayvon Martin texts, photos: Might they change Zimmerman trial? (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View George Zimmerman, charged with killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, arrives in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., with attorney Mark O’Mara (l.) for a pretrial hearing on April 30. Show More Summary
Innocent until proven guilty? Not for Cupertino. Apple’s e-book antitrust trial starts on June 3rd, but the U.S. District Judge in charge of the case is already openly expressing her belief that Apple engaged in a conspiracy. According to Reuters, U.S. District Judge Denise Cole recently opined: I believe that the government will be able [...]Show More Summary
Two prison vans travelling to the trial of police killer Dale Cregan crashed today on their way to Preston Crown Court.Four prison officers and one prisoner have suffered minor injuries after the collision on the M6.Cregan, who has pleaded...Show More Summary
If you thought the tiresome Jodi Arias case was something, wait till the Trayvon Martin trial begins sometime in June. It's going to make the OJ trial look like community theater, and the defense is trying to land a premptive strikeShow More Summary
Earlier this month we heard that Apple submitted to the courts that it engaged in “contentious negotiations”– and not a pricing conspiracy– at a time when publishers were already considering methods of getting Amazon to increase pricing. According to the latest comments from a judge in the high-profile eBook pricing case, Apple might not be […]