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Hans Reiser Murder Trial Refocusing on Nina Reiser

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blog.wired.com: After weeks of forensic evidence and other testimony, the softer side of the Hans Reiser murder trial re-emerged here Wednesday when the 3-month-old case refocused on the Linux programmer's wife, who vanished Sept. 3, 2006.

Hans Reiser Murder Trial Delayed 2 Days

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blog.wired.com: The Hans Reiser murder trial was delayed for two days Monday. Prosecutor Paul Hora is unable to attend the proceedings here in Alameda County Superior Court until Wednesday. His wife had a baby boy Saturday.

Reiser's son afraid to return to U.S.

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abclocal.go.com: Attorneys for Nina Reiser's mother say Nina's son is afraid to return to the U.S. from Russia because of all the trauma he has suffered since Nina disappeared, a social services worker testified today.

Also: Cops Find $9,000 and Passport on Hans Reiser

Hans Reiser's 'Mental State' Created by Police

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blog.wired.com: If Hans Reiser's behavior seemed suspicious following his wife's disappearance, thank the Oakland Police Department. That's what the 44-year-old defendant's defense attorney, William DuBois, said Wednesday at his client's murder trial here.

Hans Reiser in the Sierra Nevada Mountains 21 Days After Wife Vanished

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blog.wired.com: Reiser, the Linux programmer accused of killing his wife, made several "uncommon" cash withdrawals -- and three ATM transactions in the Sierras -- in the days and weeks after his wife vanish Sept. 3, 2006, a bank auditor testified.

Reiser Attorney Seeks Mistrial

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sfgate.com: Defense attorney William Du Bois has filed papers asking for a mistrial on the grounds that Judge Larry Goodman improperly -- in open court -- strenuously rebuked Du Bois last month.

Scientist Now Not Sure Where Nina Last Seen

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wired: A forensic specialist testified here Wednesday she had made a mistake when analyzing blood found in the house where Hans Reiser's wife was last seen.

Jurors Shown 'Stuff Sack' Stained With Nina Reiser's Blood

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wired: Jurors in the Hans Reiser murder trial for the first time in the three-month trial were shown actual forensic evidence -- a sleeping bag cover that was stained with blood from the missing wife whom the Linux programmer is accused of killing.

Criminalist Testifies That Blood Was Found In Reiser House

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wired blog: Jurors judging the murder trial of Linux guru Hans Reiser were provided a glimpse into the prosecution's forensic evidence -- trace amounts of "nice shiny red" blood found inside the defendant's house -- the last place his wife Nina Reiser was seen alive.

Hans Reiser Defense Priming Jurors for Closing Arguments

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blog.wired.com: A police officer on Wednesday testified here in the Hans Reiser murder trial that the Linux programmer was under heavy surveillance following the 2006 disappearance of his wife, Nina Reiser.

Namesys vanishes, but Reiser project lives on

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c|net: Namesys, the company run by murder suspect Hans Reiser, has fallen off the face of the Internet, but the file-system software it was commercializing is still under development by volunteers.

Foliage on Nina Reiser's Tires 'Consistent' with Leaf in Hans Reiser's Car

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wired blogs: A police officer testified in the Hans Reiser murder trial here Tuesday that foliage discovered on the tires of his missing wife's van wife was "consistent" with a leaf found inside a vehicle used by the defendant.

Hans Reiser Murder Trial Resumes After Three-Week Recess

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wired blogs: The Hans Reiser murder trial resumed here Monday after a three-week holiday recess. On the stand throughout the entire morning was Oakland Police Department technician Bruce Christensen.

Traffic Officer Says He Saw No Blood on Reiser's Car Seat

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wired: A police officer testified in the Hans Reiser murder trial Tuesday he pulled over the defendant for a traffic violation nine days after the Linux programmer's wife went missing and noticed no signs the vehicle was used to dispose of a body.

Witnesses Describing Motive and Method in Hans Reiser Murder Trial

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wired blog: Week six in the Hans Reiser murder trial began Monday combining both motive and method, at least according to how prosecutors want jurors to see it, over why and how the Linux programmer's wife was killed.

Witnesses: Hans Reiser Acting Strange After Wife Went Missing

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wired blog: Two witnesses testified at Hans Reiser's murder trial Thursday they saw him acting strangely in the days following his wife's disappearance.

Nina Reiser's Best Friend Was Panicking: 'I Did Not Know Where Nina Was'

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wired blog: Nina Reiser's best friend took the witness stand here Wednesday at Hans Reiser's murder trial, reliving for jurors her emotional disarray following her friend's disappearance last year. "I was panicking. I did not know where Nina was."

Prosecutor Fixated on Disproving Hans Reiser's Defense

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wired: The Hans Reiser murder trial slogged through its second day of Week 5 on Tuesday as the prosecution put on two witnesses in an ongoing bid to convince jurors that the Linux programmer's wife, Nina Reiser, was killed and did not vanish as the husband claims.

Hans Reiser Said Wife, Family 'Were a Financial Burden,' Witness Says

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wired: Two witnesses testified Monday at Hans Reiser's murder trial that the Linux programmer's wife and family were a burden, and that he would be better off without them.

Linux Programmer's Defense Seizes on Confused Aftermath of Nina Reiser's Disappearance

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blog.wired.com: Hans Reiser's defense attorney Thursday seized on the confusion in the immediate aftermath of Nina Reiser's disappearance to bolster the theory that the woman disappeared last year and was not murdered by her husband as prosecutors allege.

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