10 Popular Court Cases in History
Are you fascinated with various elements of the legal system?You might be intrigued by the famous court cases of celebrities as well as those cases that made a mark in history.In the accompanying writing, you are going to learn of the different legal bluffs in history.
The case of Casey Anthony is quite interesting.The case that the prosecution was charging her with was of murdering her daughter who was two years old.This was happening in the 2000’s.To the shock of very many people, the jury declared that she wasn’t guilty went scot free.The media and the public became outraged.You’ve definitely heard of the infamous O.J. Simpson sentence.This was a highly publicized cases with every media outlet publishing stories and providing live recordings of the case.The main basis of the case was that O.J had killed his estranged wife together with her partner.The prosecution couldn’t prove beyond any reasonable doubt that O.J. was guilty of the crime and he got free.He went to prison later on another charge of armed robbery.
At some point, Michael Jackson was under heavy legal problem.He was accused of sexual assault.It was very hard to miss the trial on any news channel.Although he wasn’t prosecuted and was found not responsible for all the crimes accused, he had to carry the negative consequences of these accusations for the rest of his life.Scot Peterson’s case actually received a guilty verdict.The main case against him was that he as responsible for the death of her pregnant wife.Currently, he is on death row.The case of a domestic terrorist, Timothy Mcveigh was very much highlighted by news channels.Timothy McVeigh was reported to be responsible for killing more than one hundred and sixty people in city explosion.He was found guilty and was sentenced to die from a lethal injection.
Majority of these cases are mostly domestic.In 2002, the nation was shocked to hear of Robert Blake killed his wife.Robert Blake ended up without a sentence after the court found him without guilt in the case of murdering his wife.The police couldn’t provide the court with enough evidence hence the jury settled in the not guilty verdict.The famous story of doctor death, Jack Kevorkian, who was accused of leading his patients to suicide is very popular and so is his case.His trial was very short and after two days, he was found guilty.Sadam Hussein was charged with crimes against humanity by a tribunal in Baghdad.He was sentenced to death.
Rodney King accused the police of brutality and led to the famous Los Angeles riots.The police were acquitted.Famous TV personality Martha Stewart was found guilty and sentenced to five months in prison for insider trading.
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