September 2004
New York Amsterdam News;9/2/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 36, p1
The article presents information about the basketball player Kobe Bryant's case. Just as lawyers were handpicking jury members to determine Bryant's fate, the judge had decided yesterday to drop charges against the Los Angeles Laker who was accused of raping a 19 year old woman. Lin Wood, attorney in a separate civil case, said that the judge will dismiss the case, which was supposed to go to trial. If convicted, Bryant could have faced four years to life in prison or 20 years to life on probation and a fine of up to $750,000.


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