Jury accepts battered-wife defense, acquits N.Y. woman of murder

The Los Angeles Times – Tina Susman in New York Was Barbara Sheehan a battered wife who shot her husband, a retired police sergeant, in self-defense, or was she a calculating killer determined to collect on his life insurance? After three days of deliberations, a jury Thursday chose…[For full story: http://defender411.us/pmRVEU ]

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Jury accepts battered-wife defense, acquits N.Y. woman of murder

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