County Court’s Error May Cause Mistrial in Ahmaud Arbery Case

County Court’s Error May Cause Mistrial in Ahmaud Arbery Case

The county court in which three men are on trial for the alleged murder of Ahmaud Arbery inadvertently released suppressed evidence that could lead to a mistrial. The Glynn Country Superior Court website accidentally hosted evidence that was ruled inadmissible by the judge. As a result, potential jurors who visited …

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Supreme Court Reexamining Death Penalty in Boston Bomber Case

Supreme Court Reexamining Death Penalty in Boston Bomber Case

The Supreme Court could be moving to reinstate the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon Bomber. In 2015, Tsarnaev was convicted on 30 charges relating to his role in a 2013 bombing attack that killed four people and injured over 200 others. The jury in the case sentenced …

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Court History: The Switch in Time That Saved Nine

Court History: The Switch in Time That Saved Nine

The Supreme Court has always had nine justices, and it always will, right? Well, not necessarily. The US Constitution doesn’t specify how many seats the Supreme Court needs to have, and there have been times when US presidents have considered adding more justices to the court to correct what they …

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Litecoin Hoax Shows Extreme Need for Crypto Legislation

Litecoin Hoax Shows Extreme Need for Crypto Legislation

This past Monday, Litecoin issued a major press release that promised to fundamentally alter the way the crypto standard is used. The upstart cryptocurrency announced that it has partnered with Walmart to allow customers to shop using Litecoin instead of just US dollars. The news made waves in the world …

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Supreme Court To Return to In-Person Oral Arguments in the Fall

Supreme Court To Return to In-Person Oral Arguments in the Fall

After March of 2020, the Supreme Court switched to only hearing oral arguments over teleconference software. This took place around the same time that global events pushed many people toward working from home and using teleconferencing to communicate with their coworkers. Given the advanced age of many justices of the …

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