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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - James Sultan
A judge has tentatively scheduled former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez to stand trial next year in May on murder charges in the 2012 drive-by slayings of two men.
Lawyers for former New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez asked a Massachusetts judge to throw out some evidence in one of three slayings with which he's been charged.
A former Boston trolley driver who authorities say was texting just before crash that injured more than 60 people may change his plea this week.
He argued that a judge in Bristol County, where Hernandez is charged with killing Lloyd, issued a gag order in that case.
"I think it's incumbent upon all of us ... to do whatever we can to safeguard Mr. Hernandez's constitutional right to a fair trial and a jury that has not been poisoned by unfairly prejudicial pretrial publicity," Sultan said.