Vegas 'black widow' murder case to get new US court review

March 11, 2015 1:16 AM

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered a new look at the murder conviction of a former Las Vegas socialite dubbed the "black widow" during her trial after years as a fugitive in the 1994 death of her millionaire husband.

A technicality shouldn't prevent Margaret Rudin, now 71 and serving 20 years to life in a Nevada state prison, from being able to argue that her trial lawyer botched her case, a panel of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled.

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