• Donald Trump September 13, 2019 6:40 pm

    Appeals Court Revives Suit Against Trump Over Business Ties

    A lawsuit by restaurant workers and a prominent restaurateur and hotelier who say President Donald Trump has business conflicts that violate the Constitution was restored Friday by a federal appeals court after a judge on a lower court dismissed it. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan, on a 2-1 vote, rejected a judge’s...

  • judge July 19, 2019 9:36 pm

    Florida Supreme Court Suspends Broward Judge for Grabbing Employee

    The Florida Supreme Court is suspending a Broward County judge without pay for grabbing a courthouse employee by the neck and shaking him.

  • New Jersey July 14, 2019 8:03 pm

    Federal Court Order Blocking Contraception Exemptions Upheld

    A federal appeals court upheld a lower court order that blocked the Trump administration from enforcing rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women.

  • judge July 7, 2019 2:00 am

    Judge OKs State's Motion to Dismiss Fetal Manslaughter Case

    The manslaughter charge against an Alabama woman who lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight was dropped Saturday. Circuit Judge David Carpenter granted the state’s motion to dismiss the case against Marshae Jones, 28. Jones was five months pregnant when 23-year-old Ebony Jemison shot her in the stomach during a December argument over the fetus’ father, authorities...

  • judge July 6, 2019 10:00 pm

    Judge OKs State's Motion to Dismiss Fetal Manslaughter Case

    The manslaughter charge against an Alabama woman who lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight was dropped Saturday. Circuit Judge David Carpenter granted the state’s motion to dismiss the case against Marshae Jones, 28. Jones was five months pregnant when 23-year-old Ebony Jemison shot her in the stomach during a December argument over the fetus’ father, authorities...

  • judge June 10, 2019 11:33 pm

    Judge Says Missouri's Only Abortion Clinic Can Remain Open

    A St. Louis judge issued another order Monday to keep Missouri’s only abortion clinic operating while a fight over the facility’s license plays out in court. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood’s request for a preliminary injunction, which extends his earlier order to temporarily block the state from allowing the St. Louis facility’s license to...

  • Governor June 6, 2019 7:38 pm

    Arkansas Police Confirm Dead Body is Former State Lawmaker

    On Thursday, Arkansas authorities confirmed that the identity of a body found outside of a former Republican state lawmaker’s house in Pocahontas is Linda Collins-Smith. While police have not yet provided a cause of death, they have announced the case as a homicide. Collins-Smith served one term in the Arkansas state House, where she was originally elected in 2010 as...

  • New York April 26, 2019 12:32 pm

    Court: Judge Must Reconsider Immigration Activist's Rights

    A federal appeals court in New York says immigrant activist Ravi Ragbir may have had his First Amendment rights violated when he was taken into custody for deportation last year.

  • Donald Trump November 25, 2019 8:22 pm

    Democrats Ramp Up Trump Investigations

    The House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 entities connected to President Donald Trump in a new sweeping investigation into the 45th administration. The investigation will delve into three areas; Obstruction of Justice, Public Corruption, and abuses of power. All three which could lay the groundwork for impeachment proceedings.

  • Congress August 28, 2018 9:03 am

    North Carolina Congressional Map Still Unlawful With Partisan Bias: Judges

    Federal judges on Monday affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina’s congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship. Acting under an order of the U.S. Supreme Court to re-examine the case, the three-judge panel ruled again in favor of election advocacy groups and Democrats who had sued to challenge the boundaries drawn in 2016. The Greensboro-based...

  • Florida August 9, 2018 10:21 am

    Video of Nikolas Cruz' Statement to Police Released to Public

    Prosecutors on Wednesday released video of the interrogation of confessed Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz, redacting the substance of his confession, as required by Florida law.

  • NBC August 9, 2018 2:03 am

    State Attorney Releases Redacted Portions of Cruz's Statement

    The state attorney’s office released portions of Nikolas Cruz’s statements he made to the police hours after the MSD massacre. NBC 6’s Tony Pipitone reports.

  • NBC August 7, 2018 7:37 pm

    Nikolas Cruz' Statement to Police Largely Released to Public

    Two and half hours after the Stoneman Douglas High shooter was detained, video recorders began rolling at the Broward Sheriff’s Office where the suspect was taken. For the next 11 hours, until shortly after 5 the next morning, the suspect would confess his crimes, but also reveal much more.

  • judge May 15, 2018 6:12 pm

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Has Charge Dropped, Lawmakers Push for Own Probe

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an extramarital affair, but a legislative panel signaled Tuesday that it’s pushing forward with its own expanded investigation into a variety of allegations against the Republican governor. The House investigatory panel, which already has released scathing reports about Greitens’ affair and his political use of a charity donor...

  • judge May 15, 2018 1:31 am

    Sex-Related Charge Against Missouri Governor Dropped

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens declared victory Monday as prosecutors abruptly dropped a felony invasion-of-privacy charge alleging he had taken a revealing photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an affair. The St. Louis circuit attorney’s office said it still plans to pursue the case, either through a special prosecutor or an appointed assistant. But Greitens’ attorneys said...

  • attorney March 19, 2018 2:05 pm

    Immigrant Children Don't Have Right to Free Lawyer: Court

    A federal appeals court says immigrant children are not entitled to attorneys paid for by the government when facing deportation.

  • attorney December 21, 2017 8:27 pm

    Wisconsin Girl Convicted in Slender Man Stabbing Sentenced

    One of two Wisconsin girls who tried to kill a classmate to win favor with a fictional horror character named Slender Man was sentenced Thursday.

  • California December 9, 2017 4:46 am

    Prominent 9th Circuit Judge Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    Six women who served as clerks or externs at the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals allege to The Washington Post that Judge Alex Kozinski subjected them to inappropriate sexual comments or conduct, including asking them to watch pornography in his chambers, the newspaper reported Friday. Heidi Bond, who clerked for the Pasadena, California-based judge from 2006 to 2007, told...

  • ACTOR November 27, 2017 6:28 pm

    'House of Cards' Production Crew Gets Another 2 Weeks' Pay

    The Maryland-based production crew for “House of Cards” will continue to get paid for at least another two weeks. The show has been on hiatus since October, when allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against actor Kevin Spacey.

  • attorney October 27, 2017 2:48 pm

    Avery Attorneys Say New Evidence Warrants Another Trial

    Attorneys for a Wisconsin man convicted of homicide in a case featured on the Netflix series “Making A Murderer” are asking a circuit court to reconsider a prior ruling rejecting a request for a new trial.

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