Murder trial

Jury Misconduct Shifted Self-Defense Burden in Texas Army Sergeant’s BLM-Protest Murder Trial, Say Attorneys

Defense attorneys in the Daniel Perry murder trial state that jurors were subjected to outside influence during the deliberation that led to the Army sergeant’s eventual conviction for murder last week. Court documents filed this week reveal that a juror allegedly did his own legal research outside of the jury room and then used that research to influence other jurors.

Photo: U.S. Army Sgt. Daniel Perry

Protests Underway amid Delay in Trial of Cop Accused of Killing George Floyd

Protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Monday despite a delay in the start of jury selection for the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The fired police officer is set to stand for the alleged murder of George Floyd last summer. Floyd’s death sparked a summer of protests and riots across the nation over the issue of police brutality.

Hundreds of demonstrators march through Minneapolis following protests near the Hennepin C