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# US Court

Last year
# White House
US Court permits Justice Department to use classified records seized in Trump raid
The court removed an obstacle that could have delayed the investigation by weeks, if not months,
# California
Bill Cosby on trial accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in 1970s
The case is the latest in a raft of legal actions against the 84-year-old, who was once one of the most popular performers on US television.
# US Courts
'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.
# US Court
US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire
Joe Biden has pledged to name the first black woman to the US’s highest court.
All time
# Washington DC
Proud Boys leader who burned Black Lives Matter banner sentenced to five months in jail
Enrique Tarrio told the court he was “profusely” sorry for his actions.
# US Court
Brother of Jason Corbett writes to US President expressing 'dismay' over offer of plea bargain
The 39-year-old Limerick man was murdered while he slept in 2015.
# George Floyd
Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd
Christopher Martin said that as he stood on the kerb a short time later watching Floyd’s arrest, he felt “disbelief — and guilt”.
# US Court
Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country
The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.
# Extradition
Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges
Eric Eoin Marques will appear in court in the US on Monday.
# Alexander Blackman
Marine convicted of murdering defenceless Taliban fighter has sentence reduced
Blackman was filmed murdering the injured fighter (and paraphrasing Shakespeare’s Hamlet) in footage captured by a camera on a soldier’s helmet.
# Tech wars
Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple
The court decision could have major repercussions for the smartphone and tablet market after Samsung was found to have illegally copied some Apple devices.
# Facebook
Man given choice of posting apology on Facebook - or spending 60 days in jail
Court ruling came after man posted comments about his estranged wife on the social network.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch up on the day’s big news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Google
Google library project blocked by US court
New York court says the deal would have given Google an unfair competitive advantage.
# Barefoot Bandit
No bail for Barefoot Bandit
Court appearance for teen fugitive who out-ran the FBI for over two years.