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‘Convicting A Murderer’: Steven Avery Follow-Up In The Works By Documentary Filmmaker Shawn Rech

Production has begun on Convicting a Murderer, described as a follow-up to Netflix's Emmy-nominated docuseries Making a Murderer, from documentary filmmaker Shawn Rech (A Murder In The Park). Rech will direct the eight-episode series...Show More Summary

Canada rescinds invitation to militant to dine with Trudeau

Canadian officials Thursday admitted a Sikh extremist convicted of attempting to murder an Indian minister had been invited to dinner with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in New Delhi, in the latest controversy to dog the premier's week-long visit to India. Show More Summary

Oklahoma man gets life in prison over fatal shooting of Lebanese neighbor

TULSA, Oklahoma – A 63-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of murder and a hate crime in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Stanley Vernon Majors was convicted earlier this month of gunning down 37-year-old Khalid Jabara outside of his Tulsa home in August […]

1896: Ivan Kovalev, Russian meddler

10 hours agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

On this date in 1896, Russian refugee Ivan Kovalev was hanged for a Sacramento double murder. Kovalev and nine other Russian convicts had in 1893 fled from the most remote and dreaded of Russia’s Far East penal colonies, Sakhalin Island. They might have met Anton Chekhov when he visited in Sakhalin in 1890 to compose […]

A Murder, a Conviction, and a Never-Ending Case

16 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Fifteen years after a college student was found shot five times in a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood, the circumstances of his death remain muddled. And a man convicted in the killing remains in limbo.

‘Making a Murderer’: Could Brendan Dassey Soon Be Freed?

Brendan Dassey has launched a petition to have his conviction reviewed by the Supreme Court.

Swedish 'laser man' killer handed life sentence by German court

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - One of Sweden's most notorious criminals was sentenced to life in prison by a German court on Wednesday for a murder he was convicted of having committed in Frankfurt more than 25 years ago.

'Making of a Murderer' case may go to Supreme Court: report

Attorneys for Brendan Dassey, 28, made a similar argument to the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago in December and failed. The judges voted 4-3 to uphold his conviction in the slaying of Teresa Halbach. Dassey confessed when he was 16 of helping his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach, a freelance photographer, in 2005.

Morning Docket: 02.21.18

Lawyers for Brendan Dassey of Making a Murderer have filed a writ of certiorari, asking the Supreme Court to review a decision made by the en banc Seventh Circuit that upheld his conviction for murder. Earlier, a federal magistrate overturned his conviction and a panel of the Seventh Circuit affirmed. Show More Summary

Lawyers for man featured on 'Making a Murderer' ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

Brendan Dassey and his uncle, Steven Avery, were convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach. Their cases were featured in "Making a Murderer."        

Swedish racist 'laser man' shooter faces Germany murder verdict

A German court was due on Wednesday to sentence a Swedish convicted killer -- dubbed "the laser man" for using a laser-scoped rifle to target immigrants -- for the murder of a Jewish woman in 1992. John Ausonius, 64, has already received...Show More Summary

‘Making of a Murderer’ case may go to Supreme Court: report

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

A Wisconsin man convicted of murder in the case that was chronicled in the Netflix documentary, “Making of a Murderer,” on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out his 2005 confession that his attorneys claim was coerced by investigators, the Washington Post reported. Attorneys...

Why Did Joshua Vallum Kill Mercedes Williamson, His Transgender Girlfriend?

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast In the opening seconds of the forthcoming Investigation Discovery documentary series Love and Hate Crime, convicted murderer Joshua Vallum looks directly at the camera and says, “I have to live with...Show More Summary

UPDATE: California to Make Record Payout to Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

"He's been robbed of the opportunity to have a family. He's been robbed of the opportunity to have a career." The post UPDATE: California to Make Record Payout to Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder appeared first on RedState.

Brooklyn man whose murder conviction was overturned denied bail

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

The frantic mother of a Brooklyn man whose 2005 murder conviction was recently overturned lashed out at prosecutors.

Life sentence for man in slaying of Lebanese neighbor

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

A 63-year-old man convicted of murder and a hate crime in the fatal shooting of his Lebanese neighbor was sentenced to life in prison.

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of February 20, 2018

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of February 20, 2018 from Wise Law on Twitter: Sperm Donor Denied Parental Rights How an ex-drug dealer wore a wire to help Toronto police secure four murder convictions Toronto court...Show More Summary

Rae Carruth Apologizes To Family of Woman He Conspired to Murder (VIDEO)

The name Rae Carruth hasn’t come up in quite sometime, but believe it or not, he’ll actually be walking the streets and free for the first time since he was convicted of murder. The former Carolina Panthers wide receiver is set to be released October 22, 2018 and he is now speaking out with just months […]

Pakistani court sentences convicted serial killer to death

4 days agoNews : The Cutline

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Saturday sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation and triggered violent protests, a public prosecutor said.

Kasur rapist-murderer sentenced to death in Pakistan

Special anti-terrorism court in Lahore convicts accused Mohammad Imran Ali of rape and murder of seven-year-old girl.

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