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money lead

April 4th, 2014
06:13 PM ET

Lawyers ready to sue over missing jet targeting grieving families

(CNN) – Financial compensation can't bring back their loved ones. But that's not stopping teams of lawyers from lining up to offer their services to the families of the missing passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

CNN's Jean Casarez reports.

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July 4th, 2013
05:17 PM ET

Building a case against Zimmerman

Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial are spending the holiday not in the courtroom, but sequestered until the trial resumes Friday.

Thursday's break comes after some of the most dramatic testimony of the trial to date, and jurors still haven't heard from Trayvon Martin's mother, who may testify Friday as the prosecution wraps up its case.

CNN legal correspondent Jean Casarez analyzes the case to date in the video above.

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