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High-Profile Murder Trials

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High-Profile Murder Trials

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High-Profile Murder Trials

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High-profile cases such as the sniper trial often generate public fascination. NPR's Renee Montagne talks with Paul Butler, a law professor, about why terrible crimes and their trials are so alluring. Butler recently wrote about this phenomenon for The Washington Post. He teaches at George Washington University.