murder trial

Lil Boosie Murder Trial: Jury Selection Begins in Rapper’s Case
Lil Boosie Murder Trial: Jury Selection Begins in Rapper’s Case
Lil Boosie's first-degree murder trial is underway and seven anonymous jurors were "tentatively accepted" Tuesday (May 1), according to The Advocate. The selection was made in the case of the Baton Rouge native, born Torrence Hatch, after the judge presiding over the trial questioned the individuals, in addition to questions asked by a prosecutor and the rapper's attorney...
Jennifer Hudson, William Balfour Trial: Singer Breaks Down in Tears While Testifying
Jennifer Hudson, William Balfour Trial: Singer Breaks Down in Tears While Testifying
CHICAGO (AP) - Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson broke down in tears Monday while testifying at the trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in a jealous rage four years ago. Hudson was the first witness called after prosecutors and attorneys for William Balfour finished their opening statements...
Jennifer Hudson, Family Murder Trial: Jury Selection Begins, Singer’s Star Power Brings Complications
Jennifer Hudson, Family Murder Trial: Jury Selection Begins, Singer’s Star Power Brings Complications
CHICAGO (AP) - A judge will question would-be jurors as jury selection begins in earnest Monday at the Chicago trial of the man accused of murdering singer and Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew. Selecting 12 jurors and six alternates able to set aside sympathy for the Hollywood star and assess guilt only according to evidence presented in court against William Balf