murder conviction


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Challenging his murder conviction today, Sterling claimed the jury's verdict was "unsafe".
Pistorius failed with an appeal to the Constitutional Court last year to challenge his murder conviction.
Susan Garsh, who presided over Hernandez's murder trial, threw out the murder conviction in May after she was "compelled to follow binding precedent.
Defence counsel Gavin Anderson argued that Lord Burns misdirected jurors at the High Court in Edinburgh over the legal requirements needed to secure a murder conviction.
The post Oscar Pistorius plans to appeal murder conviction at constitutional court appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Rejecting his appeal, Lord Justice Burnett said the court had heard nothing which undermined the safety of the murder conviction.
Since coming to Worcester nearly four years ago, the former assistant district attorney in Suffolk and Middlesex counties has tried 11 murder cases and won eight first-degree murder convictions.
A state appeals court in 2011 had overturned Tari Ramirez Beltran's second-degree murder conviction for the stabbing death of Claire Tempongko, 28, ruling that the lower court judge at his trial incorrectly instructed jurors on the legal standard for a lesser verdict of manslaughter.
Last month Dawes' case was back in court when his lawyers appealed to the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge, against the murder conviction.
But a nine-strong panel rejected a similar challenge by former aircraft engineer Andrew Adams, of Newcastle upon Tyne, who spent 14 years in jail before his murder conviction was ruled unsafe.
AN "ecstatic" Sean Hodgson enjoyed his first taste of freedom in 27 years after the murder conviction which landed him behind bars was declared "unsafe" by the Court of Appeal.
The state's appeal of an appellate court ruling reducing to voluntary manslaughter the murder conviction of a Palmdale youth who killed an older teen with a baseball bat has been denied.
A man who battered his best friend to death will not be allowed to appeal against his murder conviction.
While the convictions did not include the first-degree murder or hate-crime enhancement charges sought by the prosecution, the verdicts are still seen as a victory because a murder conviction was obtained.
Currently incarcerated in California on a first-degree murder conviction, Robert Mark Edwards also was convicted of second-degree murder and five other felony counts in Hawaii.