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Tanenbaum’s ‘Tragic’ to be published Aug. 13. – UPI.com

Robert K. Tanenbaum is still an unabashed idealist who believes in the principles on which the United States was founded. The veteran prosecutor, Kennedy and King assassination investigator, best-selling author, who gives his age as “39, use your imagination,” laments the direction the criminal justice system and the political process …

Tim Rutten: The threat of Nancy Grace – latimes.com

 After her Casey Anthony coverage, Nancy Grace and her penchant to prematurely convict worries the defense attorney of Conrad Murray, on trial in the death of Michael Jackson. The sensational result in the O.J. Simpson murder case notwithstanding, it’s an article of faith among criminal defense attorneys that sequestered jurors …