Exploring the First and Sixth Amendments: Pretrial Publicity and Jury Decision Making



John Poindexter, Oliver North, Klaus von Bulow, Jean Harris, General William Westmoreland, Bernhard Goetz, Leona Helmsley, Imelda Marcos, Jim Bakker, John DeLorean, the Central Park Jogger, Jennifer Levin and Robert Chambers, and Zsa Zsa Gabor are names and legal cases we probably recognize. In most instances, we may even be able to recount the crimes and legal issues associated with each. We may have a more difficult time recognizing the names Addam Swapp, Michael Ardilla, or Robert Huttenback. These defendants and the crimes they are charged with may have received only brief national attention but were highly publicized in the communities and regions in which the cases arose.


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