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Saturday, November 20, 2004

Prosecutor's Bloody Re-enactment of Murder Scene Scrutinized on Appeal

Bloody_knife The alleged prejudicial nature of a prosecutor's 20-minute trial re-enactment of a grisly stabbing scene, complete with blood-soaked props, is at issue on appeal in a Texas homicide case.  The defense attorney argues that the prosecutor, who portrayed the victim in the skit, sacrificed the defendant's right to a fair trial "on the altar of high drama."  More ...  [Mark Godsey]

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