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The Case Against Charlie Adelson

Law professor Dan Markel was gunned down in his driveway. Prosecutors say his ex-brother-in-law, dentist Charlie Adelson plotted the murder. More

October 26, 2023

Ruth Markel speaks at a podium
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Charlie Adelson stands in court
Charlie Adelson at jury selection.
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GFX of Dan Markel with Adelson charges.
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Charlie Adelson in Court
Shanna Gardner remote appearance in court
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A woman speaks in court
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