Proving Child Homicides Not Easy, Illinois Finds

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0308060264aug06,1,4236502.story?coll=chi-news-hed Karla Emaus admitted dumping her newborn's body in a river. But a Chicago judge acquitted the 35-year-old woman after her attorneys argued that the baby could have been born dead. The Chicago Tribune says the trial was part of a legal battle being fought nationwide--and soon to be heard by the Illinois Supreme Court--over how to prove that a newborn was . . .

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