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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Legal Matters

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers claim juror lied, knew about 2012 double murder

Earlier this month, Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers submitted new filings in court that aim to have the former New England Patriots tight end’s murder conviction overturned. Apparently there is an issue with one of the jurors in the case, and that juror’s ability to be impartial was questioned by way of an anonymous phone call. Redacted…Read More

Report: Lionel Messi could face prison time over alleged tax fraud

Lionel Messi is set to go to trial for alleged tax fraud after a Barcelona court shot down an appeal that was filed by his lawyers this week. According to a report from El Pais, prosecutors believe there is evidence to support claims that Messi used a network of companies that were created by his…Read More

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers want jury probe in Odin Lloyd case

It has been nearly two months since Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murdering Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison, but the former New England Patriots tight end’s legal team is not yet willing to accept the verdict. Ted Daniel of FOX25 in Boston reports that Hernandez’s lawyers recently submitted four new filings…Read More

Don Shula named in painkiller lawsuit from former NFL players

Hundreds of former NFL players have filed another lawsuit alleging that doctors, trainers and medical staffs from all 32 NFL teams pumped players full of painkillers to keep them on the field without taking their long-term health into consideration. A similar lawsuit that was filed last year around this time was dismissed in December after…Read More

Antonio Smith child abuse allegation is ‘sexual in nature’

On Thursday, we learned that Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is being investigated for alleged child abuse. The local sheriff from the town where the complaint was filed later provided more detail. Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told The Associated Press that the complaint was made in November and that it is “sexual…Read More

Antonio Smith being investigated for alleged child abuse

NFL defensive end Antonio Smith is being investigated for alleged child abuse in Texas. According to TMZ, Fort Bend County District Attorney John Healey confirmed that Smith is being investigated but no charges have been filed. “We’re trying to discern the truth from the untruthfulness of the claim to decide what charges, if any, will…Read More

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