Posts tagged "Violent Crimes"

First phase of jury selection complete in Trayvon Martin case

As the national coverage of the Jodi Arias trial fades into obscurity, another high profile murder trial begins to pick up steam. The initial phase of jury selection is reportedly complete in the Trayvon Martin case, and the next phase is set to take place next week. 

Mesa doctor acquitted of all sex crime charges

In any criminal case, the burden is on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Regardless of the vehemence of witness testimony or the directness with which prosecutors make their claims, that burden is still there, and juries must weigh the evidence presented in court and disregard mere speculation.