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December 20, 2023

Opening Statements in Brooklyn Burglary Trial: ‘It’s maintenance,’ the Alleged Intruder Said to Enter Her Home

In a riveting opening statement at Kings County Supreme Criminal Court on Oct. 6, prosecutors accused Robert Whiteley of a home invasion, while the defense challenged the absence of incriminating fingerprints.

December 18, 2023

Beyond Drug Decriminalization: 3 Years Later, was Oregon’s Measure 110 Worth It?

During the 2020 election, Portland became the epicenter of a national debate on drug policy. Measure 110 made Oregon the first state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of drugs. Did the law help, or hurt, the very people it was designed for?  Three years later, the debate rages on.

December 17, 2023

Lori Phillips Cleared of Hit-And-Run Death of Husband

A Wisconsin jury has cleared Lori Phillips of all charges concerning the tragic death of her husband.

December 11, 2023

Jessy Kurczewski found guilty on all charges in Wisconsin “Eye Drops Murder” Trial

The trial that has colloquially become known as the “Eye Drops Murder Trial” has reached a conclusion on Nov. 14 that Jessy Kurczewski is guilty of first-degree intentional homicide of Lynn Hernan in 2018 and two counts of theft.

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December 10, 2023

The TikTok Legal Educators: Navigating the Gray Area of Information Sharing

Their legal commentary actually offers a more unique perspective on news than traditional journalists.