Ex-Phoenix police Officer Chrisman convicted of aggravated assault

Ex-Phoenix police Officer Chrisman convicted of aggravated assault
Mark Andersen, a former prosecutor and current defense attorney at Davis Miles in Tempe, said prosecutors would typically consider how the jurors voted on the murder charge in deciding whether to re-try a defendant on that count. The sentencing range …
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Prison ordeal
As Murray, 48, and his lawyers try to figure out what went wrong with his medical treatment, one thing is certain. The breakdown coincided with the turmoil surrounding the Department of Corrections' transition to a private health care provider for …
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Lawyer: Mom said she would return 2 kids to GA
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A mother arrested for investigation of killing her 9-year-old daughter and her 13-year-old autistic son in California had promised to return them to their father in Georgia after he was recently awarded full custody in a …
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The Law Commission extends its review of mental capacity and detention

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It certainly looks like Barry Bonds' criminal conviction is going to be overturned

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Navajo County Students Rank 9th In Reading

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Language factors into race for Navajo president

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Cheers to singer, leader; jeers to criminal element

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Referendum on establishing Family Court 'not necessary'

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Defense: Plant owner scapegoat in salmonella case

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37-year lawsuit over water, tribal rights on Wind-Big Horn examined in UW event

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Special Investigations Unit probe leads to first criminal charges against officers

Special Investigations Unit probe leads to first criminal charges against officers We will use SIU to investigate other matters that could potentially be criminal in city government as well," Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs said. Hundreds of complaints made against the police department don't rise to the level of a crime … Read more on WRTV Indianapolis Ask the more »

Burch & Cracchiolo Partner Named 2015 'Lawyer of the Year'

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