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Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

— A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall Amado, who was convicted of participating in a shooting that hit a crowded Los Angeles bus, did not get a fair trial because Los Angeles prosecutors failed to disclose evidence favorable to the defense. Amado was one of three people convicted in the killing of Corie Williams, 17, a senior at Centennial High School. She was on a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus when a gang feud erupted into a shooting. One of her friends was also shot but...

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