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Panel Denies Kelly’s Request to Reconsider Murder Conviction

Taylor Butze, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2012

A three-judge panel from the Eleventh District Court of Appeals denied a motion to reconsider its Feb. 13 decision to uphold the murder conviction of Ronald Kelly (’08). Kelly and Adrian Barker (’06) were convicted in the...

The Sad Reality of Violence

Sarah Shaw, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2012

We all gather around when a fight breaks out, but only because nothing more dramatic than a suspension will result. Adrian Barker (’06) got in a fight in 2009 for which he and Ronald Kelly (’08) were convicted of killing Kent...

Slawson, Barker’s Former Tennis Coach, Happy and Hopeful

Ian Round, Raider Zone editor

February 13, 2012

Allan Slawson, Adrian Barker’s former tennis coach, expressed “extreme happiness and relief” about Barker’s overturned murder conviction. “Everybody, of course, is in great, great spirits,” he said in a cell phone...

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