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Get Out the Butter; Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is Toastnew

Friday's double-whammy of a total ban on travel outside the tri-county area and Attorney General Mike Cox's announcement that new felony charges are being filed against Detroit's mayor are the final nails in his political coffin. As far as we're concerned, the question isn't, "Can he survive?" No, all that remains to be seen is when the exit comes, and by what means.
Metro Times  |  Staff  |  08-12-2008  |  Politics

Alleged Lies Could Have Led to Martha Stewart's Convictionnew

It seemed so obvious that the arguments Martha Stewart's attorney submitted to the court to have her conviction overturned would be granted: an obviously biased juror who lied to get on the jury, and an ink expert who made Stewart look like a liar when he in fact was the liar. But they weren't.
Long Island Press  |  Amy Fisher  |  08-03-2004  |  Commentary

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