Defendants Who Refuse Plea Deals Often Get Tougher Sentences. Will The Next Manhattan DA End That?
Defense attorneys call the harsher sentences for those who opt for jury trials a "trial penalty."
Mar 26, 2021 6:01 AM
Chanel Lewis Trial Juror Says Judge, Foreman Wanted Quick Verdict
The juror didn't understand why, when the jury wanted to see the videotaped confession, technical problems prevented them for doing so.
Updated: Apr 3, 2019 2:45 PM
Woman Injured By Falling Shopping Cart Awarded $45 Million
Hedges was nearly killed by a shopping cart while buying candy for needy children at the East River Plaza mall in Harlem.
Updated: Jun 15, 2018 5:54 PM
Sheldon Silver Juror Flips Out In Note To Judge: "I Need To Leave!"
"My heart is pounding and my head feels weird. I am so stressed out right now that I can't even write normally."
Updated: Nov 24, 2015 3:18 PM
Woman Kicked Off Jury For Facebooking Trial Details
Just try to tear yourself away from your social media for a few lousy hours, okay?
Updated: Nov 3, 2015 2:45 PM
Most Etan Patz Jurors Still Hate The Holdout Who Forced Mistrial
The new trial's jury selection will begin in December.
Updated: Apr 10, 2018 7:34 PM
Etan Patz Holdout Juror: 'False Confessions Do Exist'
But another juror said that the holdout turned into a bully at times.
Updated: May 10, 2015 2:49 PM
Lone Non-White Zimmerman Juror: He "Got Away With Murder"
"I felt like I let a lot of people down, and I'm thinking to myself, 'Did I go the right way? Did I go the wrong way?'"
Updated: Jul 25, 2013 5:47 PM
"Gunpoint Rape" Victim's Father Warns Women Not To Move To NYC
"She’s very upset and she just needs her time right now."
Updated: Apr 3, 2012 5:02 PM
Jury Mistrial In $177 Bagel Councilman's Fraud Case
The jury had trouble agreeing on verdicts for 12 charges after weeks of testimony and hundreds of pieces of evidence.
Updated: Jul 26, 2012 4:13 PM
Answering Questions About
Confessions Of A "Rape Cop" Juror
Patrick Kirkland answers readers' questions—such as "Why did you go to dinner with the defendants?"—about Confessions of a "Rape Cop" Juror, his account of serving on the controversial case.
Updated: Sep 13, 2011 3:20 PM
Casey Anthony Gets 4 Years For Lying To Authorities
A Florida judge sentenced Casey Anthony to four years in prison for
Updated: Jul 7, 2011 12:00 PM
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