A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could make it easier for synthetic drug dealers to dodge convictions.
Tompkins says he and Durham discussed the possibility of a conviction before the actual verdict so Durham was somewhat prepared.
Potential jurors were asked initially how much they knew about the case from media reports, and those who knew the least made it through the first round.
The judge heard from the boy’s former Sunday school teacher, family friends and therapists.
A jury of five men and seven women has found Michael Griffin guilty of murder in the stabbing death of Indiana University English professor Don Belton.