Posts tagged "trials"

Juror #3 In The Casey Anthony Trial Said The Verdict Made Her “Sick”

"I toggled on manslaughter and not guilty. It doesn't feel good. It was a horrible decision to have to make. I did not say she was innocent. I just said there was not enough evidence. If you cannot prove what the crime was, you cannot determine what the punishment should be ... Everyone wonders why…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 7, 2011

A Casey Anthony Porn? NO!

Less than 24 hours after being acquitted of murder, Casey Anthony already has a job offer. While the rest of the world was outraged by the verdict, Vivid Entertainment's CEO, Steve Hirsch, saw it as an opportunity. According to TMZ, Hirsch has reached out to Anthony about starring in a porno. “Whether you agree…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 6, 2011

George Clooney Surprised To Be A Witness In The Berlusconi Trial

"It seems odd since I've only met Berlusconi once and that was in an attempt to get aid into Darfur." —George Clooney reacts to being called as a witness for the prosecution in the case against Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who is accused of hiring prostitutes, having sex with a 17-year-old and…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 30, 2011

Fashion Designer Anand Jon Alexander’s Legal Troubles Get Even Messier

At the end of last year, fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander, who was featured on "America's Next Top Model" and has worked with celebs like Paris Hilton and Mary J. Blige, was convicted of raping seven aspiring models between the ages of 14 and 21. Now, the case has gotten eve…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 6, 2009

R. Kelly Gets Off 14 Times

You don’t have to throw out your Space Jam soundtrack! After six years, two stalled trials due to medical emergencies, and an impossible hunt for jurors who have never watched MTV, R. Kelly was amazingly acquitted of 14 counts of child pornography. The Chicago courtroom hummed with the rhythm of Robert Kelly’s Church-like chants of…
By: Simcha / June 16, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: R. Kelly’s Trial, A Flying Penis, And Girls In Gangs

This week, jurors for the R. Kelly child pornography trial watched a 26-minute tape showing oral sex and other acts being performed. R. says the tape doesn't show him or the alleged victim, so basically the jurors might have watched random people doing it. [Reuters]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 22, 2008