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Fatal San Francisco dog maul case: Court appears divided

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A federal appeals court on Monday appeared torn over whether to overturn a San Francisco woman's murder conviction for a fatal 2001 dog mauling of a neighbor whose death attracted national attention.

During about 30 minutes of legal sparring in a San Francisco courtroom, a three-judge 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel sent mixed signals on the appeal of Marjorie Knoller, serving 15 years to life in prison in connection with the fatal dog mauling of Diane Whipple, a 33-year-old Saint Mary's College women's lacrosse coach.

Read the whole story at Inside Bay Area News

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