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Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial To Last 6-10 Weeks

The murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to take six to 10 weeks, prosecutors said Monday, hinting at quick proceedings. Hernandez joined his defense team in Bristol County Superior Court on Monday for a hearing that focused on issues related to seating the men and women who will hear his case. Jury selection is scheduled to start Jan. 9. Hernandez has...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Attending the Aaron Hernandez Trial? No Patriots Gear

Jury selection for the Aaron Hernandez murder trial will take place next month. Shortly after that, opening arguments will be made, signifying the start of what promises to be a very public trial. The former New England Patriots tight end is facing first-degree murder charges stemming from an incident earlier this year in which his friend and a former semi-pro football player, Odin...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge bans Pats gear during Hernandez trial

There has been no shortage of Aaron Hernandez supporters in and around courtrooms since the former NFL tight end was arrested and charged with murder last summer. We know this because many of them have proudly worn his New England Patriots jersey or custom shirts that say “Free Hernandez.” If those same people show up...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez’s Lawyers Worried About ‘Stealth’ Jurors In Selection Process

Aaron Hernadez’s lawyers are concerned that the jury selection process for the for New England Patriots tight end’s murder trial might not weed out fame-seekers. The attorneys want to play a bigger role in the selection process to help weed out “stealth” jurors, according to a report by The Boston Globe. Hernandez goes to trial on Jan. 9 for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Gear Barred From Courthouse In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Observers at Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial will have to leave their No. 81 jerseys at home. New England Patriots and NFL-themed clothing is barred from the courthouse during Hernandez’s trial on the first-degree murder charge of killing Odin Lloyd, Bristol superior court judge E. Susan Garsh wrote, and the restrictions don’t stop there. “No person wearing clothing, or a...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Throws Out Big Piece of Evidence in Aaron Hernandez Case

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will stand trial on murder charges earlier next year, but the alleged murderer won a key victory during the pretrial procedural process on Friday. According to the Boston Herald, the prosecution cannot use an important piece of evidence in its case against Hernandez in the trial. This evidence includes text messages that the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Bars Aaron Hernandez Prosecutors From Telling Jury About Other Killings

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Prosecutors in a murder case against Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to tell a jury about two other killings with which the ex-New England Patriot is charged or the final text messages the victim sent to his sister, a judge ruled Friday. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge throws out evidence in the Aaron Hernandez trial

A judge in the Aaron Hernandez case has ruled that the final text messages from Odin Lloyd will not be admissible in court.ESPN BostonProsecutors say Lloyd sent the messages while in a car with Hernandez and suggested they showed he had become fearful. One said, "U saw who I'm with" and another indicated the person was "NFL," referring to Hernandez.Defense lawyers called it "rank...
Via Patriots Life
15 days ago  |  Discuss

More key evidence thrown out in Aaron Hernandez trial

A judge ruled on Friday to throw out more key evidence against Aaron Hernandez in the Odin Lloyd murder trial. The Associated Press reports that the final text messages Lloyd sent to his sister the night he was killed cannot be used in Hernandez’s trial. Prosecutors previously pointed to text messages from Lloyd that were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Agrees To Delay Aaron Hernandez Trial For 2012 Double Homicide

BOSTON — A judge Tuesday agreed to delay the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men after his lawyer said Hernandez’s defense team is busy trying to prepare for his trial in a 2013 killing. In the 2012 case, Hernandez is charged with murder in the fatal shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after a chance encounter...
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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