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Recent Posts re: George Huguely Trial

March 5, 2014
Huguely Murder Conviction Upheld After Appeal
An appeals court on Tuesday rejected several claims by attorneys for former Virginia men’s lacrosse player George Huguely, who were challenging his second-degree murder conviction for the killing of Yeardley Love.

January 22, 2013
Huguely Appeals for New Trial for Third Time
George Huguely, who was convicted in the murder of Virginia women’s player Yeardley Love and sentenced to 23 years in prison, has appealed for a new trial for a third time.

August 22, 2012
Huguely Denied New Trial
Lawyers for former Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely argued for a new trial Wednesday, but the bid was denied.

May 3, 2012
Love Family Files Suit Against Virginia Coaches, AD
Sharon Love, the mother of slain Virginia women's lacrosse player Yeardley Love, has filed a $29.45 million civil suit against Virginia men's lacrosse coach Dom Starsia, assistant coach Marc Van Arsdale, and Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage. It comes a week after the Love family filed a similar civil lawsuit against George Huguely.

February 21, 2012
Jury Deliberations Wednesday in Huguely Trial
Jury deliberations will begin Wednesday in the George Huguely trial, after a three-day hiatus in the proceedings.

February 15, 2012
Virginia Teammates Testify in Huguely Trial
Former Virginia players Ken Clausen, Mikey Thompson and Will Bolton and current redshirt senior defenseman Chris Clements took the stand Wednesday in Charlottesville, Va.

February 15, 2012
Defense to Begin Case in George Huguely Trial
The prosecution is expected to rest Wednesday in the murder trial of former Virginia men's lacrosse player George Huguely, and the defense is set to begin its case.

February 11, 2012
Huguely Breaks Down as Interrogation Tape Shown
George Huguely broke down in court crying Friday, as prosecutors showed video of his interrogation by police in the hours after Yeardley Love's death.

February 8, 2012
Testimony Begins, Details Emerge in Huguely Trial
Details began to emerge Wednesday in the murder trial of George Huguely, describing an on-again-off-again relationship between he and Yeardley Love and a series of heated email exchanges between the two in the months before Love's death.

February 7, 2012
Jury Selection Ongoing in George Huguely Trial
Opening statements are expected Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of George Huguely, accused in the death of Yeardley Love. As of Tuesday afternoon, a jury had nearly been selected.

February 6, 2012
Quick Hits: Delaware, Duke; Huguely Trial to Begin
The Division I season kicked off Saturday with a pair of games, and the trial of George Huguely begins Monday in Charlottesville, Va., with jury selection.