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  • Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    Probation for woman who wiped up blood after killing spouse

    U.S. Court News 08/04/2022

    A Florida woman who was acquitted of murdering her husband, a prominent official at the University of Central Florida, was sentenced Friday to a year of probation for tampering with evidence.A judge sentenced Danielle Redlick in state court in Orland...

  • Court: Health care workers in lawsuit must reveal identities

    Court: Health care workers in lawsuit must reveal identities

    U.S. Court News 07/12/2022

    Nine health care workers who sued Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills over the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate have until Money to reveal their identities.The workers have so far remained anonymous, but on Thursday, a federal appeals court in Bo...

  • Man denies kidnapping charge in alleged murder-for-hire plot

    Man denies kidnapping charge in alleged murder-for-hire plot

    U.S. Court News 06/03/2022

    A Colorado man pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court in Vermont to kidnapping a man who was later found shot to death in a snowbank in 2018 in what prosecutors allege is a murder-for-hire case stemming from a financial dispute. Federal prosecu...

  • Live updates: NATO leader rules out no-fly zone over Ukraine

    Live updates: NATO leader rules out no-fly zone over Ukraine

    U.S. Court News 03/16/2022

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has categorically ruled out any role for the military organization in setting up and policing a no-fly zone over Ukraine to protect against Russian airstrikes. Stoltenberg says “NATO should not deploy for...

  • Not guilty plea entered in alleged drug deal slaying

    Not guilty plea entered in alleged drug deal slaying

    U.S. Court News 03/07/2022

    A defendant accused of fatally shooting a man because he didn’t want to pay him for a drug deal pleaded not guilty in Brown County Circuit Court Monday. Pedro Santiago-Marquez is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and being party to...

  • Gangs control who eats at Mississippi jail, monitor says

    Gangs control who eats at Mississippi jail, monitor says

    U.S. Court News 02/23/2022

    Gangs inside a Mississippi jail often determine whether other inmates receive meals, a court-appointed monitor testified in a federal court hearing. Elizabeth Simpson testified Tuesday that staffing shortages are so severe at Hinds County’s Ray...

  • Maryland governor appoints 2 to state’s highest court

    Maryland governor appoints 2 to state’s highest court

    U.S. Court News 02/19/2022

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the appointments of two judges to the state’s highest court on Thursday. Harford County Circuit Court Judge Angela Eaves has been appointed to the Maryland Court of Appeals. Eaves, who is the first Hispanic j...

  • Democrats sue to overturn new Kansas congressional districts

    Democrats sue to overturn new Kansas congressional districts

    U.S. Court News 02/16/2022

    Democrats sued Kansas officials on Monday over a Republican redistricting law that costs the state’s only Democrat in Congress some of the territory in her Kansas City-area district that she carries by wide margins in elections. A team of attor...

  • Temple prof seeks reinstatement of damage claims against FBI

    Temple prof seeks reinstatement of damage claims against FBI

    U.S. Court News 02/10/2022

    A Temple University physics professor who was charged with sharing scientific technology with China only for the case to collapse before trial and be dismissed by the Justice Department asked a federal appeals court on Monday to reinstate his clams f...

  • Moats named to temporary seat on West Virginia Supreme Court

    Moats named to temporary seat on West Virginia Supreme Court

    U.S. Court News 02/07/2022

    A circuit judge has been appointed to a temporary seat on the West Virginia Supreme Court after the resignation of Justice Evan Jenkins. Chief Justice John Hutchison on Monday appointed Alan D. Moats to the high court. Moats has served in the judicia...

  • US sanctions Myanmar judiciary officials on coup anniversary

    US sanctions Myanmar judiciary officials on coup anniversary

    U.S. Court News 02/04/2022

    The Biden administration on Monday slapped sanctions on top members of Myanmar’s judiciary and one of its main revenue-producing ports over rights abuses since last year’s coup. The sanctions on the country’s attorney general, supre...

  • Court: Mask rule OK at Iowa schools with disabled students

    Court: Mask rule OK at Iowa schools with disabled students

    U.S. Court News 01/29/2022

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday allowed the state of Iowa to enforce a law that prevents local schools from imposing mask mandates, except for schools attended by students whose disabilities make them more vulnerable to severe illness if they get ...