I am too racist for case: Juror tells judge

September 11th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A juror told a British court that his homophobic and racist views have made it impossible for him to be impartial, the Daily Mail reported.In a ... Read more...

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British juror caught smoking cannabis, fined

May 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British juror on a rape trial was fined 450 pounds (over $700) after being caught smoking cannabis cigarette during lunch break.Shezad Hussain, 26, was puffing ... Read more...

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‘Drunk’ juror falls asleep during trial

March 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A 12-million-pound drugs conspiracy trial in Britain was halted after a "drunk" female juror reportedly fell asleep, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The trial of Nadeem Aslam, ... Read more...

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Indian American student to go on trial for spying on roommate

February 24th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) The trial of Dharun Ravi, a 19-year-old former Indian American student charged with spying on his roommate, is set to begin Friday with the selection ... Read more...

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Juror jailed for online research about accused

January 24th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) A woman juror in Britain has been sentenced to six months in prison for contempt of court after conducting an internet search on a man whose ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta upset with award mess

January 19th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is upset that his support for "The Dirty Picture" for best picture title at the recently held 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012, ... Read more...

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Britain to allow those who know Indian languages to be jury

April 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) The inability to understand, read or write English language would no longer be a hindrance to serve as a British jury member deciding immigration cases. People ... Read more...

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Cat Ordered to do Jury Service in Boston

January 19th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although it is a very odd occurrence, a cat in Boston has been ordered to appear for jury duty, despite the fact that the court has been informed ... Read more...

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US court tells pet cat he ‘must attend’ jury duty or face consequences

January 18th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A pet cat in US that was summoned for jury duty has been told by a court that he "must attend", even though his owner did her best ... Read more...

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Misuse of Internet by jurors could kill jury system, warns UK’s most senior judge

November 20th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): The jury system might "not survive" if tweeting and the misuse of the Internet by jurors is not stopped, according to the most senior judge in England ... Read more...

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‘Lost’ Star Yun-Jin Kim Attends Pusan Film Festival

October 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yun-Jin Kim, the US TV superstar, who wowed the audience with her role in ‘Lost’ is having a homecoming this week as she went to attend ... Read more...

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Air India bomber’s jury trial over

September 17th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 17 (IANS) The crucial jury trial of Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat for lying under oath during the Kanishka case ended here Thursday.With arguments by lawyers from ... Read more...

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Rodney King To Marry His Juror Cynthia Kelly

September 10th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rodney Glen King, the American, who was the victim in a police brutality case which involved Los Angeles Police Department on March 3, 1991 is all ... Read more...

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Laughter can affect group dynamics - even when there’s nothing funny

August 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): New research indicates that laughter can play key roles in group-communication and group dynamics - even when there's nothing funny going on.North Carolina State University researchers were given ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Found Guilty On 1 Out Of 24 Counts In Controversial Trial

August 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what was the most frustrating outcome for the prosecutors, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on just 1 out of the 24 charges ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich won’t testify at his trial

July 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich's defense lawyers brought their argument to a close in the former governor's corruption trial without calling even a single witness including cross examining ... Read more...

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Competition For Launching Music Careers

June 8th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Several new career options opened as the Ninth Montreal International Musical Competition came to an end at the Maisonneuve Theatre on June 4th.Winning a major competition ... Read more...

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Two convicted for Indian-origin woman’s murder

May 29th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Two Britons have been convicted for the murder of an Indian-origin woman, with the judge terming it a "premeditated, calculated and ruthless crime". The Nottingham Crown Court Friday sentenced ... Read more...

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Man accused of breaking into Amanda Peet’s home acquitted

May 11th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 11 (ANI): A man, who was accused of breaking into actress Amanda Peet's Manhattan home and stealing her jewellery, has been acquitted.Career criminal Henry Santos would have faced 15 ... Read more...

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Jurors less likely to convict attractive people

April 25th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Attractive people get their way, it seems, even in the courtroom. A new study has found that the more good-looking people are, the less likely they are to ... Read more...

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Trial of two men who ate girl postponed

April 7th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London/Moscow, April 7 (IANS) The trial of two men accused of chopping up a teenager and serving her meat with potatoes to a lodger in the Russian city of St. Petersburg was ... Read more...

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Brisbane Supreme Court discharges third juror in Dr. Death’s trial

March 29th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Mar.29 (ANI): The Supreme Court in Brisbane on Monday discharged a female juror in connection with the manslaughter trial of Indian-born surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel.The female juror informed Justice John Byrne ... Read more...

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‘Dr. Death’ jury asked whether prejudiced by prior knowledge of doctor’s publicity

March 22nd, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): Brisbane Supreme Court Justice John Byrne today asked on the first day of the trial the 12 jury members to consider whether they may have been prejudiced by ... Read more...

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Air India bomber’s perjury trial stalled as jury dismissed

March 9th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, March 9 (IANS) The perjury trial of Air India Kanishka bombing convict Inderjit Singh Reyat was postponed Monday with a Supreme Court judge here dismissing the whole jury of eight women ... Read more...

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Former Texas federal juror convicted of jury tampering

March 2nd, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – A former Texas federal juror was convicted of jury tampering, prosecutors said on Monday. Maximino Gonzalez, aka Max, 36, of Palmview, Texas obstructed and impeded a jury trial ... Read more...

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Anuj Saxena- Juror for the 37th International Emmy Awards

December 4th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor of upcoming film Chase, producer, restaurateur and industrialist Anuj Saxena is the juror in 37th International Emmy awards 2009 for the fourth consecutive year.More than 600 television professionals are selected ... Read more...

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Brian Dugan gets death penalty for murder of Jeanine Nicarico

November 12th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
DuPage County, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justice was delayed, but it finally happened. Brian Dugan finally got the death penalty for his vicious murder of Jeanine Nicarico, which he committed 26 years ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai is on 2009 International Emmy Award Jury

September 28th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, has invited filmmaker and educationist Subhash Ghai as a Juror in the final round of judging for the 2009 International Emmy Awards.The nominees are ... Read more...

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Anand Jon’s sister fined for contempt of court

September 19th, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 IANS) Sanjana Abraham, elder sister of jailed fashion designer Anand Jon, has been fined $1,000 and sentenced to either five days in jail or to do 120 hours ... Read more...

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Anand Jon Alexander sentenced to 59 yrs to life

September 1st, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IBNS
By Samrat BanerjeeSep 1 (IBNS) Celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander has been sentenced to 59 years to life in prison after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting seven girls and ... Read more...

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Rapper ‘C-Murder’ convicted of shooting a fan

August 12th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 12 (IBNS) Rapper Corey, commonly known as "C-Murder Miller", has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2002 shooting of a fan at a nightclub.The Washington post reported that Louisiana jury ... Read more...

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Prosecutorial team in Anand Jon case may have committed perjury

April 7th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, April 7 (ANI): Each testimony in the latest hearing on prosecutorial misconduct in Anand Jon case was contradictory, sparking rumours that some members of the prosecutorial team may have committed ... Read more...

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Investigator admits stopping juror from meeting Anand Jon’s sister

April 3rd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Apr 3 (ANI): Anand Jon's case has taken a new twist with an investigator appointed by the District Attorney's office admitting that a juror was stopped from meeting the Indian ... Read more...

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Anand Jons attorney has never seen jurors meeting accuseds families before

March 4th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Indian designer Anand Jons defense attorney Leonard Levine is demanding a fresh trial in his rape case after reports surfaced that at least one or more jurors ... Read more...

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Anand Jons attorneys say there has to be new trial as per case law

March 2nd, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar 2 (ANI): Indian-born fashion designer Anand Jons attorneys insist that his case should be heard afresh because they were not given a fair chance to find out why ... Read more...

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