- King's jury. Eastland, Terry // American Spectator;Aug92, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p42
Looks at the beating of Rodney King case from a different perspective. The universal initial reaction to the television presentation; Coverage by the media; Statement by Roger Parloff of the `American Lawyer'; Evaluation by Parloff; What the jury learned; Details of the entire incident; Facts...
- How judges play ball. Wilson, James Q. // Across the Board;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p14
Focuses on the long process of American trials. How are American trials described; Defensive mode which many judges feel constrained to adopt; How judges are compared with baseball umpires.
- Behind closed doors. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;11/24/97, Vol. 13 Issue 43, p35
Reports on a mystery case in Washington which includes an anonymous independent counsel who was appointed at the request of Attorney General Janet Reno. Indication that the allegations against the aide have not been made public; Why the secrecy is necessary.
- Nation voices outrage, shock, despair over King verdict. // Jet;5/18/92, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p13
Presents comments from national leaders on the verdict in the case of Rodney King of Los Angeles and the resulting violence in Los Angeles. Included are comments from Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, President George Bush, Benjamin Hooks, executive director of the NAACP, and Magic Johnson, former...
- Glee greets conviction of cops who beat King as chief ponders next action. // Jet;5/3/93, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p5
Discusses the reactions of blacks to guilty verdicts returned against two of the four Los Angeles police officers accused of violating the civil rights of Los Angeles motorist Rodney King. L.A. Police Chief Willie Williams' consideration of disciplinary actions; Sgt. Stacey Koon and Officer...
- Federal judge grants new trial for 3 El Rukns. // Jet;6/28/93, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p38
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- Plowshares in court keep the flame alive. Jones, Arthur // National Catholic Reporter;5/16/97, Vol. 33 Issue 28, p5
Reports on the Prince of Peace Plowshares trial in Portland, Maine. Plowshare protest actions; Justification for protest actions; Anti-militarists views and peacemaking; Plowshare defendants; Court proceedings, prosecution, defense and verdict.
- Trials and errors. Lalorde, Errol // New Orleans Magazine;Jan99, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p6
Editorial. Gives comment on the preposterous idea of public figures smiling on their way to court proceedings. How this seems contrived and manipulative.
- Special effects. // Psychology Today;May92, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p12
Reports that as evidence of criminal events turn ever more graphic and videotapes actually replay the violence, jurors in the nation's courtrooms are the newest victims of trauma. Example of juror on the Jeffrey Dahmer trial; Hired therapist Roger A. Bell; Jurors are forced to relive crimes;...