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UPDATE ~ Jury recommends death for Peterson

[JURIST] A jury in Redwood City, California, has recommended that Scott Peterson be sentenced to death for the murder of his wife Laci and their unborn son Conner. Judge Alfred A. Delucchi will formally sentence Peterson on February 25. CourtTV provides background on the Peterson case.

5:10 PM ET - NBC-10 TV in Los Angeles has a full story on the sentencing here. Reflecting on the public frenzy over a trial that had few general legal implications, but was covered to saturation on major media and cable outlets, Bryan Robertson of ABC News recently offered his views on Why We Were Infatuated with the Peterson Case.

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