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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

MySpace Trial Verdict Announced; Defendant Convicted on Lesser Counts

A jury has convicted Lori Drew on three misdemeanor charges and acquitted her of felony charges in the high profile "MySpace" hoax trial. The jury could not come to a decision on a conspiracy charge. Prosecutors did not say whether they would try for a new trial on that charge. The defense also asked the presiding judge, George Wu, to set aside the verdict. Read more here and here.

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