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$2.50 Shoplifting Case Enters Third Year of Legal Proceedings

The Associated Press reported earlier this month that a case in the city of Plover, Wisconsin, is about to enter the third year of proceedings involving the alleged theft of hair ties worth $2.45 from a local grocery store. The…


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Ban Sought on Using Defendant’s Nickname

Arguments were held Friday in a Pennsylvania criminal case about whether the defendant may be referred to as "scuz" during the course of his murder trial.  Defense attorney Laurence Harmelin argued that the term would prejudice the jury, and cited…