All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘retrial’

John Goodman Slapped With 16-Year Sentence (Again)

It was deja vu for polo mogul John Goodman. Goodman was re-convicted last month of DUI manslaughter in relation to the death of Scott Wilson. Wilson died after drowning when Goodman ran a stop sign and knocked his car into a nearby canal. Goodman’s vehicle was not available for the retrial, one of a number of quirks and inconveniences that …

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John Goodman Trial On Shaky Ground. New Jury Needed?

The retrial of polo mogul John Goodman is demonstrating that in the 21st century, there’s no such thing as an entirely ignorant jury. Aside from being able to quickly find out about 51-year-old Goodman via Google, one can just as easily learn crucial details about the previous trial. This is what happened with Travis Van Vliet. The 23-year-old thought nothing …

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Amanda Knox: Innocence Doubted by Raffaele Sollecito

Fingers continue to be pointed in all directions and details continue to emerge in the aftermath of the ruling for the Amanda Knox retrial. Knox’s former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, was recently quoted as doubting his ex-girlfriend’s innocence in the Meredith Kercher murder case. Sollecito shared, “I don’t want to be punished for, nor have to continue to justify, those things …

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Nicollette Sheridan Suing Desperate Housewives Team

The saucy “Desperate Housewives” neighbor, Edie Britt, played by Nicollette Sheridan, was terminated in the 5th season of the show. Sheridan is suing ABC, Touchstone and its creator, Marc Cherry, for $20 million dollars for wrongful termination. The case originally went to court in April 2010 but the jury was deadlocked, 8-4 in favor of Sheridan, but she needed nine …

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Amanda Knox Is Facing Yet Another Verdict

Amanda Knox has been through the ringer when it comes to enduring trials. However, the prosecutor believes that not all evidence was properly reviewed, and some was mishandled. The most recent trial is the fourth one in six years, in which she has waited for an Italian court to decide whether she is guilty or innocent of killing her roommate …

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Amanda Knox Says “It’s Common Sense Not To Go Back”

Amanda Knox does not want to return to Italy. Amanda was acquitted on appeal by an Italian court in 2011 for the murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher. In a recent interview with Matt Lauer she explained the reason for her hesitation at the prospects of returning. “I was already imprisoned as an innocent person in Italy, and I can’t …

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