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  • Court affirms conviction in hot-grease injuries to wife

    Court affirms conviction in hot-grease injuries to wife

    Legal Networks 03/18/2020

    The Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a man who injured his wife by dousing her with hot grease after she said she was planning to leave him.Justices handed down a unanimous decision Thursday in the appeal of Kendall Woodson, 4...

  •   Walker appointee, judge, prof face off in high court primary

    Walker appointee, judge, prof face off in high court primary

    Legal Networks 02/15/2020

    Wisconsin voters will choose between a Republican appointee, a Madison judge and a law professor as they winnow down the candidates for a state Supreme Court seat in a primary Tuesday.Conservative Justice Dan Kelly will face off against liberal-leani...

  •  Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to groping young man at bar

    Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to groping young man at bar

    Legal Networks 01/17/2019

    Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty Monday to groping an 18-year-old busboy in 2016 in the first criminal case brought against the disgraced actor following a string of sexual misconduct allegations that crippled his career.Spacey’s court appearanc...

  • Russian court says bobsledder can keep Olympic titles

    Russian court says bobsledder can keep Olympic titles

    Legal Networks 01/14/2019

    Russian bobsledder Alexander Zubkov won a Moscow court ruling on Friday that could make it harder for the International Olympic Committee to recover his gold medals.The Russian flagbearer at the 2014 Sochi Olympics was stripped of his two gold medals...

  • European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

    European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader

    Legal Networks 11/20/2018

    The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the former head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition from detention. Turkey's president responded by claiming his country was not bound by the court's rulings.In its ruling on Tu...

  • Group asks court to reject Arkansas justice's ad lawsuit

    Group asks court to reject Arkansas justice's ad lawsuit

    Legal Networks 10/27/2018

    A Washington-based conservative group is asking a federal court to reject an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's attempt to halt its attack ads and mailers against her.Attorneys for the Republican State Leadership Committee's Judicial Fairness Initiativ...

  • Court document details moments before fatal police shooting

    Court document details moments before fatal police shooting

    Legal Networks 08/14/2018

    Investigators say a man fired gunshots into a bedroom wall and pointed a gun at his roommate before he was fatally shot by St. Paul police.A search warrant filed Tuesday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension contains details about the mome...

  • Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

    Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation

    Legal Networks 07/14/2018

    In a case that has attracted national attention, Massachusetts' highest court ruled Monday that judges in the state have the authority to order people to remain drug free as a condition of probation and under some circumstances order a defendant jail...

  • Conservatives close in on dream: Tipping court right

    Conservatives close in on dream: Tipping court right

    Legal Networks 07/12/2018

    President Donald Trump’s selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a new Supreme Court nominee last Monday culminates a three-decade project unparalleled in American history to install a reliable conservative majority on the nation’s highest ...

  • Feds say ex-firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer owes unpaid taxes

    Feds say ex-firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer owes unpaid taxes

    Legal Networks 07/02/2018

    The Justice Department says Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, made "misrepresentations" in a bankruptcy case involving his former law firm that owes more than $440,000 in unpaid federal taxes.Avenatti's former firm, Eagan Avenatti LLP, had ag...

  • Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Legal Networks 02/05/2018

    Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was freed Monday after a South Korean appeals court gave him a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence for corruption in connection with a scandal that toppled the country's president.The Seoul High Court softened the origin...

  • Supreme Court to hear sales tax collection case

    Supreme Court to hear sales tax collection case

    Legal Networks 01/11/2018

    The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more for certain purchases and allow states to recoup what they say is billions in lost revenue annually....

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