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Warren Jeffs Gets Life, Twitter Takes The High Road Warren Jeffs Gets Life, Twitter Takes The High Road
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Americas’ most famous polygamist was sentenced today for his previous convictions involving crimes against children at his Texas compound. Warren Jeffs was given life in prison for his role in the assault of two young girls who he took as …

Roger Clemens Mistrial Fails To Please The Internet Roger Clemens Mistrial Fails To Please The Internet

Fallen baseball star Roger Clemens, one of the poster boys of the steroid era, has just been given the law equivalent of a called third strike off the outside corner – or maybe more like a no decision. Today, the …

Google Plus Invites Open Briefly Last Night, Shut Down By Morning Google Plus Invites Open Briefly Last Night, Shut Down By Morning
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It looks like every time Google decides to let a few more people into Google+, they open the floodgates and then immediately regret their decision. The latest round of open invitations came and went last night, leaving people late to …

Casey Anthony Not Guilty, Twitter Erupts Casey Anthony Not Guilty, Twitter Erupts
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After a trial that lasted weeks and became a media sensation, it took a jury only 10 hours to find Casey Anthony not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. The jury of 7 women and 5 men returned with …

Rod Blagojevich Guilty, Twitter Reacts Rod Blagojevich Guilty, Twitter Reacts
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It looks like a jury was able to agree, this time, on whether or not Rod Blagojevich attempted to sell Barack Obama’s vacated Illinois Senate seat. The verdict, just rolling in, is guilty. This is the second crack that prosecutors …

It’s Criminal: Old Bailey Trials Online

Trial documents dating back as far as 1674 recorded for cases heard at London’s Old Bailey arrived online thanks to the work of a group of universities.