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A Guide to Understanding a Trial for Murder

    A Guide to Understanding a Trial for Murder
What is Trial Murder? Murder is the criminal act of the purposeful, intentional, and planned termination of a life belonging to on individual – known as the murder victim –
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Virginia v. Black

The Background of Virginia v. Black (2003)Virginia v. Black, which involved an appeal set forth by Barry Elton Black, Richard J. Elliott, and Jonathan O'Mara – all proclaimed members of
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The Case Profile of the West Memphis 3 Trial

The Background of the West Memphis 3 Trial (1994)The West Memphis 3 trial involved the murder of 3 boys whose bodies were found mutilated and sexually assaulted in the wooded
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Worcester v. Georgia

The Background of Worcester v. Georgia (1832)Legislative statutes in the State of Georgia – subsequent to an agreement between the Tribal Council of the Cherokee Nations and the State of
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The Case Profile of Bernard Madoff

Who is Bernard Madoff?Bernard Madoff, also known as Bernie Madoff, is an individual who was convicted of what is presumed
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The Nuremberg Trials and the Start of International Law

What were the Nuremberg Trials?The Nuremberg trials were a series of international trials that were held in the German city
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Terrorism and the World Trade Center Bombing

What is an Act of Terror?An act of terrorism refers to a systematic and diabolical use of terror as a
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Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

The Background of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (2004)In 2001, the Defendant Yaser Hamdi was arrested in Afghanistan in the midst of
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Arizona v. Gant

The Background of Arizona v. Gant (2009)Rodney Joseph Gant was arrested as a result of driving with a suspended license;
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Gibbons v. Ogden

The Background of Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)In 1824, the State Government of New York State allowed for 2 men – Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston – to maintain the authority
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