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The case was billed as the first "Twibel" trial in which Twitter and libel law intersected. (Getty Images)

Jury Sides With Courtney Love In Trial Over Tweet

Defamation case centered around a Twitter post by Courtney Love that suggested one of her attorneys had been “bought off.”

01/24/2014

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Harassment Charges Against Army Lieutenant Dropped

A Washington state prosecutor dropped all charges Friday against an Army lieutenant colonel who had been accused of threatening to kill his superior officer, his estranged wife and a woman he had dated.

06/08/2012

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Lawyer Prepares to Meet Afghan Killings Suspect

Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne is preparing to meet Monday with Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is facing formal charges in an attack on two slumbering Afghan villages that left 16 people dead, including nine children.

03/19/2012

A villager points to a spot where a family was allegedly shot in their residence by a rogue U.S. soldier in Alkozai village of Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Soldier Accused In Deadly Afghan Shooting Saw Friend’s Leg Blown Off

The soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers is expected to be flown to a U.S. military prison as early as Friday, a senior defense official said, as the soldier’s attorney spoke of the impact the fighting had on his client.

03/16/2012

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