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This week you must research a high profile criminal case that occurred in the United States within the last 15 years to examine its progression through the court system. Where to start? The easiest way to get a quick summary of high profile cases is to "Google it." Use Google to jog your memory or get a quick list of high-profile cases that have been in the media. Note: As you retrieve possible cases, be sure to look at the date. You want cases within the last 15 years. Try using these terms:
high profile criminal cases
high profile criminal cases 2000s
Once you have a case to research, Use the library search box to search for your topic. For example:
George Zimmerman AND "court case"
"court case" AND "decision" AND george zimmerman
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