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Drayton Witt was convicted 10 years ago of murdering his 4-month-old infant son, Steven, by shaking him to death. His conviction was thrown out last spring after years of appeals that called into question the science behind it.

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A U.S. military war tribunal is weighing a question: How long has the United States been at war? The question is more than academic for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, whose appearing before the tribunal at Guantanamo, to seek the dismissal of war crimes ch

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Victor presented no defense witnesses at trial. He predicted the jury would convict Johnson on the custodial interference charge because she violated a judge's custody order. But he argued prosecutors otherwise failed to prove his client's guilt.

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An Army appeals court ruled the Fort Hood shooting suspect can have his beard forcibly shaved off before his murder trial. The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals upheld the military trial judge's decision to order Maj. Nidal Hasan to

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