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Aaron Hernandez lawyers concerned about stealth jurors

Luiz Guzman and John Cusack in the movie "Runaway Jury"Within a month the jury selection will begin on Aaron Hernandez's case of murdering Odin Lloyd. With his attorneys preparing their defense they claim that one of their biggest concerns at the moment are stealth jurors. According to his lawyers:In criminal prosecutions involving celebrities or prominent persons, one must contemplate...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DA in Aaron Hernandez case elected mayor of Fall River, Mass.

Bristol County, Mass., District Attorney Sam Sutter, who is leading the prosecution of Aaron Hernandez on murder and weapons charges, has a new job title: mayor of Fall River, Mass. Sutter, a visible presence during the early months of the murder investigation surrounding the former New England Patriots star, was the top vote getter Tuesday in an eight-way race to lead the city's...
Via Fox Sports
3 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
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Gear Banned from Courthouse During the Aaron Hernandez Trial

I’m not sure why a court spectator would want to turn the courtroom into the stadium, but I understand the ruling. Judge E. Susan Garsh signed an order Tuesday morning, a ban on Patriots gear inside the courthouse during the Aaron Hernandez murder trials. Judge E. Susan Garsh, in a court order filed on Friday, wrote, “No person wearing clothing, or a button or other object...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Gear Banned from Courthouse During the Aaron Hernandez Trial

I’m not sure why a court spectator would want to turn the courtroom into the stadium, but I understand the ruling. Judge E. Susan Garsh signed an order Tuesday morning, a ban on Patriots gear inside the courthouse during the Aaron Hernandez murder trials. Judge E. Susan Garsh, in a court order filed on Friday, wrote, “No person wearing clothing, or a button or other object...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 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...
Via NESN.com
4 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...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez judge does not want any Patriots garb in the court room

Aaron Hernandez will be in trial soon for the murder of Odin Lloyd a former semi pro football player from the Connecticut area.  Well today, the Judge ordered a very special requirement for Hernandez’ court appearance.  No one during the trial will be allowed to wear Aaron Hernandez jersey’s or Patriots garb for that matter. […] The post Aaron Hernandez judge does not want...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 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...
Via Sportsnaut
7 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...
Via NESN.com
8 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
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Rules Odin Lloyd’s Texts Inadmissible in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Aaron Hernandez defense team is earning every dollar they are asking for. Prosecutors in a murder case against ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to tell a jury about the final text messages sent by the victim to his sister, a judge ruled Friday. Prosecutors say Lloyd sent the messages while in a car with Hernandez and suggested they showed he had become...
Via Thacover2
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Rules Odin Lloyd’s Texts Inadmissible in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Another win for the defense as Odin Lloyd’s text messages have been ruled inadmissible by the judge overseeing Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial. Prosecutors in a murder case against ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to tell a jury about the final text messages sent by the victim to his sister, a judge ruled Friday. Prosecutors say Lloyd sent the messages...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Throws Out Statement About Aaron Hernandez’s Gun

I wouldn’t be shocked to see Aaron Hernandez beat three murder charges. It will be an interesting case. Judge in Aaron Hernandez case just excluded statement by Odin Lloyd that AH showed a gun. Judge also lectured prosecution on hearsay rules. — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) December 12, 2014
Via Thacover2
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Evidence From Hernandez Shooting Man in Eye, Won’t Be Allowed at Trial

Prosecutors in the Odin Lloyd trial wanted to introduce evidence of an alleged shooting where Aaron Hernandez shot his friend in the eye (the friend didn’t press charges, but has a lawsuit pending against Hernandez). Judge ruled it is not admissible. Judge: evidence of Aaron Hernandez shooting Alexander Bradley will be inadmissible in the murder trial. Another pretrial win for...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge Throws Out Statement About Aaron Hernandez’s Gun

At the beginning it seemed like the prosecution had a very strong case against Aaron Hernandez, but since that time little pieces of information have come out or falling through that have strengthened Hernandez’s defense. It will be an interesting case. Judge in Aaron Hernandez case just excluded statement by Odin Lloyd that AH showed a gun. Judge also lectured prosecution on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez due in court for hearing that will set stage for trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Aaron Hernandez is due in court Friday for a hearing that will set the stage for the former football star's murder trial, which is scheduled to start in four weeks. On the docket are a series of motions filed by Hernandez's attorneys that aim to block a jury from hearing evidence of other "bad acts" allegedly committed by the former New England Patriots tight...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Prosecutors oppose bid by Hernandez's fiancee to toss evidence

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Massachusetts prosecutors are opposing a bid by the fiancee of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence in the perjury case against her, according to newly released court records. Documents filed Monday in Bristol County Superior Court urge a judge to reject Shayanna Jenkins' request to have evidence from cellphones belonging to her and Hernandez...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez fiancee bid to toss evidence opposed

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) Massachusetts prosecutors are opposing a bid by the fiancee of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence in the perjury case against her. Documents filed Monday in Bristol County Superior Court urge a judge to reject Shayanna Jenkins' request to have evidence from cellphones belonging to her and Hernandez and from their home surveillance...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft Might Testify In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

BOSTON — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft are listed as possible witnesses by prosecutors in the upcoming murder trial of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. In a motion released Monday, Hernandez’s lawyers asked a judge to order prosecutors to pare down their list of more than 300 witnesses. Hernandez is charged in the 2013 killing...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots coach and owner are potential witnesses to Aaron Hernandez murder trail?

In a motion released Monday, Hernandez’s lawyers asked a judge to order prosecutors to reduce the list to people they actually intend to call during the trial, which is scheduled to begin in January in Fall River. On that list are a couple of people that thought they knew Hernandez better than they did according […] The post Patriots coach and owner are potential witnesses to...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakers

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he's charged in. The Sun Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1ylFHyq ) state and local authorities went to Hernandez's North Attleborough home this week but seized no evidence. The paper, citing...
Via AP on Fox
23 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...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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