Nebraska athlete's killer petitions Supreme Court
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Washington, D.C.-based law firm has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the trial of a man convicted of killing University of Nebraska soccer player Jenna Cooper.
Steptoe & Johnson agreed to file the appeal at no cost to Lucky Iromuanya, who was convicted of second-degree murder.
Michael Ripps, the firm's lead attorney on the case, said some testimony in the case was "highly prejudicial."
Iromuanya, who is black, was convicted by an all-white jury. He never ...
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