07/05/2011 04:54 pm ET Updated Sep 04, 2011

The Most Controversial U.S. Court Trials

Innocent until proven guilty, that's the legal right of any person standing trial in the United States, no matter how sensational the case may be, or how high profile the people involved. But what happens when the outcome that seems so blindingly obvious to the public does not stand in court?

These 11 court cases prove that regardless of who is on trial or how conclusive the evidence may seem, no one is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt until the jury says so.