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Roger Clemens (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images News)

Clemens Trial Judge Rules Against Two Defense Moves

Roger Clemens lost two legal moves in his perjury trial Monday: his efforts to strike the testimony of his former teammate Andy Pettitte and to bring in information from the divorce of his chief accuser, Brian McNamee.

05/14/2012

Brian Cashman, file (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cashman Takes Stand At Clemens Trial

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman testified Thursday at Roger Clemens’ perjury trial, sometimes sounding more like a defense witness than one called by the prosecution.

05/11/2012

Roger Clemens (Dave Einsel/Getty Images Sport)

Clemens Perjury Trial Enters Next Phase

The Roger Clemens perjury trial moves into the next phase with the planned seating of a jury and opening arguments.

04/23/2012

Michael Skakel, left, addresses the court with attorney his Hubert Santos in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel: “Baffled” By Legal Process In His Case

A lawyer for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel told a panel of Connecticut judges Tuesday that his client’s 20-year to life prison sentence for killing his teen neighbor in 1975 was excessive.

01/24/2012

Michael Skakel (File:  Getty Images)

Skakel Will Seek Sentence Reduction

Michael Skakel will seek a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor when they were teenagers in 1975.

01/23/2012

Frank Wuterich (AFP/Getty Images)

Former Wuterich Squad Mate Says He Felt In Danger In Haditha

A former squad mate testified at the trial of Meriden Marine Frank Wutercich that he felt the squad did nothing wrong in the Iraqi town of Haditha in 2005, when Marines killed 24 Iraqis, including unarmed women and children.

01/10/2012

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments In Trial In Ex-Girlfriend’s Death

A prosecutor has told a jury that a Connecticut man planned the killing of his ex-girlfriend and disputed the defense’s argument that he was emotionally disturbed at the time.

10/28/2011

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Shenkman Trial Underway

The trial is under way for a Connecticut man charged with kidnapping his ex-wife and holding her hostage for a dozen hours before burning down the home they once shared during a police standoff.

10/03/2011

Prosecution exhibit 132

Judge: No Mistrial Over Family’s Absence From Courtroom

The judge told attorneys for a man charged with a brutal home invasion that he would not declare a mistrial over the fact that relatives of the three people killed walked out en masse before testimony about an autopsy.

09/29/2011

Military Trial Underway For Soldier Assigned To Connecticut National Guard

The attorney for a Maryland soldier assigned to a Connecticut National Guardsman unit says his client shot an Afghan man in self-defense.

07/25/2011

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