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#US Courts

# us-courts - Monday 12 June, 2017

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts
# Banning The Ban
# Banning The Ban

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

Jun 12th 2017, 7:47 PM 14,083 Views 74 Comments

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

# us-courts - Monday 7 March, 2016

Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room
# Erin Andrews
# Erin Andrews

Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room

Mar 7th 2016, 11:21 PM 46,819 Views 53 Comments

A jury found the hotel was partly to blame.

# us-courts - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as "a bit of a mess", jails her for four years
# Shannon Conley
# Shannon Conley

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as "a bit of a mess", jails her for four years

Jan 24th 2015, 7:36 AM 26,365 Views 64 Comments

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

# us-courts - Friday 4 April, 2014

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue
# Not My Type
From The Daily Edge
# Not My Type

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue

Apr 4th 2014, 2:00 PM 2,602 Views 4 Comments

Pages and pages of this: “I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job…”

# us-courts - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,537 Views 17 Comments

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

# us-courts - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'
# Copyright
# Copyright

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'

Nov 14th 2013, 6:51 PM 13,498 Views 15 Comments

A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.

# us-courts - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

Oct 9th 2013, 4:37 PM 11,485 Views 35 Comments

The ban had been issued due to patent infringements on Apple products with today’s decision coming as Samsung announced details of their new curved smartphone.

# us-courts - Friday 10 August, 2012

Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film

Aug 10th 2012, 9:16 AM 22,131 Views 18 Comments

Maryann Sahoury is suing a production company after breastfeeding instructional video was used by a third party to make porn.

# us-courts - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida
# Florida
# Florida

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

Aug 1st 2012, 12:42 PM 7,373 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people fled the cinema after man shouted “This is it” and donned black gloves at screening.

# us-courts - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case
# Colorado
# Colorado

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case

Jul 25th 2012, 7:41 AM 3,661 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Christian Bale visited survivors of Friday’s shooting and lays flower at memorial.

# us-courts - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse

Jun 23rd 2012, 11:28 AM 4,225 Views 11 Comments

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of child abuse.

# us-courts - Monday 14 May, 2012

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle
# Best Friend
From The Daily Edge
# Best Friend

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle

May 14th 2012, 6:42 PM 5,129 Views 23 Comments

Craig Dershowitz says he considers the dog his ‘son’ and has spent his life savings on lawyers’ fees in trying to win custody.

# us-courts - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Village People star wins copyright court battle
# Macho Man
From The Daily Edge
# Macho Man

Village People star wins copyright court battle

May 9th 2012, 5:31 PM 4,616 Views 10 Comments

Victor Willis has been granted partial ownership of the rights to YMCA, Macho Man and other Village People hits.

# us-courts - Monday 7 May, 2012

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report

May 7th 2012, 5:47 PM 5,856 Views 16 Comments

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010.

# us-courts - Friday 17 February, 2012

Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb
# US Courts
# US Courts

Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb

Feb 17th 2012, 9:57 PM 15,698 Views 33 Comments

Jamie Stice, 21, was attacked while pregnant and left to die after her unborn child was taken.

# us-courts - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison
# Underwear Bomber
# Underwear Bomber

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Feb 16th 2012, 9:21 PM 3,601 Views 46 Comments

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

# us-courts - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance
# US Courts
# US Courts

Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance

Feb 15th 2012, 8:34 PM 9,274 Views 17 Comments

Maksim Gelman is serving 200 years in prison for killing four people in February 2011.

# us-courts - Thursday 26 January, 2012

US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut
# Doughnut Nut
From The Daily Edge
# Doughnut Nut

US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut

Jan 26th 2012, 3:43 PM 503 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old was accused of eating the treat without paying for it.

# us-courts - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely
# US Courts
# US Courts

Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely

Jan 10th 2012, 8:52 AM 2,291 Views 0 Comments

A 17-year-old has been charged with the first-degree murder of Ciaran Conneely, who had moved to the US over ten years ago.

# us-courts - Saturday 3 December, 2011

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

Dec 3rd 2011, 10:40 AM 3,666 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old claims that therapists made her believe she had participated in Satanic rituals and suffered sexual abuse through hypnosis.

# us-courts - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m
# Anthrax Attacks
# Anthrax Attacks

US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m

Nov 29th 2011, 3:52 PM 1,492 Views 1 Comment

Five people died and 17 others fell ill as a result of the anthrax letter campaign in 2001.

# us-courts - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones
# Seattle Superhero
From The Daily Edge
# Seattle Superhero

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones

Nov 24th 2011, 7:27 PM 4,014 Views 6 Comments

City Attorney Pete Holmes said there were “proof problems” in bringing a case against Ben Fodor/Phoenix Jones, but insists he is “no hero”.

# us-courts - Friday 4 November, 2011

Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict
# Michael Jackson
# Michael Jackson

Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict

Nov 4th 2011, 3:43 PM 251 Views 2 Comments

Dr Conrad Murray, who treated the late pop star, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter over Jackson’s death in June 2009.

# us-courts - Monday 17 October, 2011

Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors
# Anglo
# Anglo

Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors

Oct 17th 2011, 7:50 PM 2,305 Views 11 Comments

The sale of David Drumm’s waterfront mansion for €2.82m will some of the way towards repaying around €10.2m in debts.

# us-courts - Friday 14 October, 2011

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court
# Superhero
From The Daily Edge
# Superhero

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court

Oct 14th 2011, 10:48 AM 1,822 Views 16 Comments

Self-styled crime fighter Phoenix Jones, aka Ben Fodor, was in court over allegedly assaulting several people in a pepper spray incident earlier this month.

# us-courts - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby
# Stolen Foetus
# Stolen Foetus

US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby

Oct 11th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,329 Views 6 Comments

The alarm was raised after a woman contacted emergency services to say her newborn baby was not breathing, but authorities later discovered it was not her infant and had not been delivered naturally.

# us-courts - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing
# Arizona
# Arizona

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

Sep 29th 2011, 12:33 PM 228 Views 1 Comment

Jared Lee Loughner is accused of a gun attack in Arizona which killed six people and seriously injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

# us-courts - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit
# Winning
From The Daily Edge
# Winning

Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit

Sep 27th 2011, 1:34 PM 1,078 Views 8 Comments

The actor recently apologised to his former Two and a Half Men colleagues after being fired from the show in March.

# us-courts - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m

Sep 13th 2011, 5:45 PM 999 Views 8 Comments

A US bankruptcy official wants to sell the former Anglo chief executive’s house in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

# us-courts - Monday 12 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Sep 12th 2011, 7:53 PM 2,128 Views 3 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death
# US Courts
# US Courts

US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death

Sep 12th 2011, 6:40 PM 1,373 Views 21 Comments

Jade Sanders and Lamont Thomas from Atlanta were found guilty of murder and child cruelty after limiting their baby’s diet to soy milk and apple juice.

# us-courts - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel
# Spying
# Spying

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Sep 8th 2011, 9:48 AM 343 Views 3 Comments

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

# us-courts - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal
# Wesley Snipes
From The Daily Edge
# Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal

Sep 6th 2011, 6:03 PM 1,169 Views 7 Comments

A US federal court today rejected the Hollywood star’s appeal of his three-year term.

# us-courts - Monday 29 August, 2011

Retired US naval officer convicted of fraud over 9/11 injury claims
# Fraud
# Fraud

Retired US naval officer convicted of fraud over 9/11 injury claims

Aug 29th 2011, 9:35 PM 825 Views 14 Comments

Charles Coughlin claimed he was injured twice after a plane struck the Pentagon on 11 September and was awarded medals for his bravery that day.

Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape
# Austin Powers
From The Daily Edge
# Austin Powers

Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape

Aug 29th 2011, 3:51 PM 3,921 Views 6 Comments

Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, who played Random Task in hit film has been found guilty of a violent attack on a young woman on Christmas Eve 1990.

# us-courts - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Woman convicted of child abuse in alleged ploy to appear on Dr Phil
# US Courts
# US Courts

Woman convicted of child abuse in alleged ploy to appear on Dr Phil

Aug 24th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,162 Views 17 Comments

US prosecutors claimed that Jessica Beagely, 36, who recorded footage of the abuse, was trying to get on TV.

# us-courts - Friday 19 August, 2011

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison
# US
# US

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison

Aug 19th 2011, 6:36 PM 480 Views 10 Comments

Three men convicted of the killing of three 8-year-old boys in 1993 say they will continue to work to clear their names.

# us-courts - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld
# Rumsfeld
# Rumsfeld

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld

Aug 9th 2011, 12:06 PM 415 Views 6 Comments

Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld faces lawsuits over claims he is personally responsible for the alleged torture of US citizens by US forces.

Wire actress pleads guilty to drugs charge
# US Courts
From The Daily Edge
# US Courts

Wire actress pleads guilty to drugs charge

Aug 9th 2011, 11:05 AM 970 Views 0 Comments

Felicity ‘Snoop’ Pearson, who played a character with the same nickname in the Baltimore-based TV show, was arrested in March under Operation Usual Suspects.

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