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  • Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Rancorous, partisan start for Kavanaugh high court hearing

    Criminal Law 09/08/2018

    Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared fervently at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution." But that was at the end of a marathon day marked by rancorous exchanges between Dem...

  • Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

    Oklahoma lawsuit against opioid makers back in state court

    Criminal Law 08/06/2018

    A U.S. judge determined Friday that a lawsuit the state of Oklahoma filed against the makers of opioids does not "necessarily rise" to a federal issue.The ruling by U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange in Oklahoma City sends the matter back to st...

  • Another key redistricting case goes in front of high court

    Another key redistricting case goes in front of high court

    Criminal Law 04/16/2018

    The Supreme Court has already heard a major case about political line-drawing that has the potential to reshape American politics. Now, before even deciding that one, the court is taking up another similar case.The arguments justices will hear Wednes...

  •  California court body has paid $500K to settle sex claims

    California court body has paid $500K to settle sex claims

    Criminal Law 03/23/2018

    The policymaking body for California's courts says it has paid more than $500,000 in taxpayer funds since 2011 to settle five complaints of sexual harassment against judges and court employees.   The Judicial Council released the figures on...

  • Top Pakistani court orders arrest of escaped police officer

    Top Pakistani court orders arrest of escaped police officer

    Criminal Law 01/26/2018

    Pakistan's Supreme Court gave police three days to arrest an absconding officer who is involved in killing an aspiring model in a 'fake shootout', a lawyer said Saturday.Attorney Nazeer Mehsud says suspended police officer Rao Anwar did not appear at...

  • Court seems to favor death row inmate in dispute with lawyer

    Court seems to favor death row inmate in dispute with lawyer

    Criminal Law 01/11/2018

    The Supreme Court seems ready to say that a lawyer for a criminal defendant cannot override his client's wish and concede his guilt at trial, even if the lawyer's aim is to avoid a death sentence.The court on Wednesday dived into the case of Louisian...

  • Tennessee church shooting suspect due in court Monday

    Tennessee church shooting suspect due in court Monday

    Criminal Law 10/20/2017

    The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding six others at a Tennessee church is slated for a court appearance.A preliminary hearing for 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson is scheduled for Monday morning in front of a Davidson County ge...

  • Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex-drug lab chemist

    Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex-drug lab chemist

    Criminal Law 09/21/2017

    A petition is asking the highest court in Massachusetts to dismiss every case connected to a former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab for eight years.The state's public defender agency is...

  • Academic accused in Chicago killing due in California court

    Academic accused in Chicago killing due in California court

    Criminal Law 08/23/2017

    A Northwestern University microbiologist suspected in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Chicago man is due in a California courtroom.Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University financial officer, Andrew Warren, were sought in a cross-country chase on firs...

  • Court file: Michigan girl who killed toddler heard voices

    Court file: Michigan girl who killed toddler heard voices

    Criminal Law 08/23/2017

    Court documents say an 8-year-old girl accused of killing a toddler at a home daycare in western Michigan earlier this year suffers from "serious mental health" issues, including hearing a demon's voice.The Department of Health and Human Services fil...

  • Driver due in court after deaths of migrants in tractor-trailer

    Driver due in court after deaths of migrants in tractor-trailer

    Criminal Law 08/09/2017

    The driver of a tractor-trailer turned deadly transporter for undocumented migrants is due to face criminal charges in a Texas court Monday in what police are calling a human trafficking crime.Authorities called to the San Antonio Walmart lot Sunday ...

  • Ohio sheriff's deputy pleads not guilty to rape, kidnapping

    Ohio sheriff's deputy pleads not guilty to rape, kidnapping

    Criminal Law 08/08/2017

    An Ohio sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty to charges for allegedly raping a 26-year-old woman inside his county-issued cruiser. Summit County deputy Antonio Williamson entered pleas Friday during an arraignment in the county court in Akron. He ...

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