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# us-courts - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell jury must work through new year’s holiday if they do not reach verdict
# US Courts
# US Courts

Ghislaine Maxwell jury must work through new year’s holiday if they do not reach verdict

Dec 29th 2021, 6:15 PM 15,211 Views 0 Comments

It was the latest sign that a verdict was not near in the month-long trial.

# us-courts - Monday 13 December, 2021

Derek Chauvin expected to plead guilty to violating George Floyd's civil rights
# Floyd
# Floyd

Derek Chauvin expected to plead guilty to violating George Floyd's civil rights

Dec 13th 2021, 10:15 PM 22,108 Views 0 Comments

Chauvin has already been convicted of state murder and manslaughter charges.

# 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 14,088 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 46,847 Views 52 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 26,367 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 2,605 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 8,541 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 13,499 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 11,486 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 22,188 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 7,375 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 3,664 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 4,228 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 4,618 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 5,858 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 15,702 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 3,602 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 9,285 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 504 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 2,299 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 3,669 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 1,493 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 4,024 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 254 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 2,310 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 1,837 Views 17 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 1,334 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 229 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 1,079 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 1,001 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 2,129 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 1,377 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 344 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 1,172 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 827 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 3,956 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 1,163 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 485 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.

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