Jury out in Aussie cricketer rape case

The jury in the trial of an Australian cricketer accused of raping a sleeping woman has retired to consider its verdicts. Former Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn denies raping the woman in April 2017, claiming they had consensual sex in which she “actively engaged” after opening her eyes and kissing him. The Crown claims the Perth-born […]

Trump voter on Manafort jury says one holdout prevented complete conviction on all counts in high-stakes fraud trial

Fox News A juror who participated in the trial of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said just one holdout prevented the jury from convicting Manafort on all of the 18 federal charges he faced. In a Fox News interview on Wednesday, Paula Duncan, a self-described Trump supporter, said the unidentified juror was […]

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort’s bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Dana Verkouteren via AP Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for clarification about four topics, including a definition of the term, “reasonable doubt,” the standard to convict in a criminal trial. Legal experts […]

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]

Coroner’s jury makes 27 recommendations to fix driver’s licence gaps in Ontario

A coroner’s jury in Sudbury, Ont. has issued 27 recommendations in the case of a 72-year old Elliot Lake man who died in a collision on Highway 69 in July 2015. The four-day inquest was looking into whether he should have been behind the wheel given his medical conditions.

Jury Delivers Not Guilty Verdict

A jury on Thursday found the undocumented immigrant who shot 32-year-old Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier in 2015 not guilty in her death, a case that sparked a fierce national debate on immigration policies. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who was in the US illegally after five previous deportations, had been released from a […]

Jury finds Mexican citizen not guilty of murdering San Francisco woman Kate Steinle

A Mexican man on trial for the murder of a San Francisco woman has been found not guilty. The death of Kate Steinle figured prominently in the debate on immigration, with President Donald Trump referencing it as an argument for a crackdown. On Thursday afternoon, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 45, was found not guilty of […]