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#US Courts

# 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 1,350 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 241 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 1,094 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 1,018 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 2,144 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 1,391 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 358 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 1,195 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 830 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 4,081 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 1,176 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 495 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 424 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 1,000 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.

# us-courts - Friday 5 August, 2011

Polygamist church leader Warren Jeffs convicted of child sex abuse
# Polygamy
# Polygamy

Polygamist church leader Warren Jeffs convicted of child sex abuse

Aug 5th 2011, 11:34 AM 1,933 Views 7 Comments

The leader of a Mormon offshoot is convicted of sexually assaulting two child brides, after a whirlwind and bizarre trial.

# us-courts - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Sexual assault case against polygamist church leader continues in Texas
# Texas
# Texas

Sexual assault case against polygamist church leader continues in Texas

Aug 2nd 2011, 11:10 AM 825 Views 4 Comments

Defendant Warren Jeffs says God will punish the judge if the case continues.

# us-courts - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

US court acquits Casey Anthony of murdering two-year-old daughter
# US Courts
# US Courts

US court acquits Casey Anthony of murdering two-year-old daughter

Jul 5th 2011, 8:14 PM 752 Views 12 Comments

Jury found 25-year-old guilty on four counts of lying to investigators searching for the then-missing toddler in 2008.

# us-courts - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Barefoot Bandit facing jail time after agreeing deal with US prosecutors
# Barefoot Bandit
From The Daily Edge
# Barefoot Bandit

Barefoot Bandit facing jail time after agreeing deal with US prosecutors

Jun 18th 2011, 12:20 PM 477 Views 0 Comments

Teenager Colton Harris-Moore allegedly stole at least five small planes, a boat and two cars before fleeing to the Bahamas.

# us-courts - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

US court upholds earlier ruling against ban on same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

US court upholds earlier ruling against ban on same-sex marriage

Jun 15th 2011, 9:23 AM 293 Views 6 Comments

District court judge James Ware said that the judge who ruled that the gay marriage ban was conconstitutional did not have to recuse himself from the case because he was himself gay.

# us-courts - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

David Drumm given €12k tax rebate in Ireland, according to US court documents
# Drumm
# Drumm

David Drumm given €12k tax rebate in Ireland, according to US court documents

May 18th 2011, 12:53 PM 770 Views 0 Comments

New documents filed by former Anglo CEO for his US bankruptcy proceeding show he received €12,000 from the Revenue as a tax rebate.

# us-courts - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Teenagers accused over Phoebe Prince suicide prepared to strike plea deals: report
# Phoebe
# Phoebe

Teenagers accused over Phoebe Prince suicide prepared to strike plea deals: report

Apr 27th 2011, 2:51 PM 1,152 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors in Massachusetts have indicated they expect “significant developments” in some of the cases arising from the Irish teenager’s suicide in early 2010.

US jury acquits man of stealing 99c hot dog
# Hot Dog
From The Daily Edge
# Hot Dog

US jury acquits man of stealing 99c hot dog

Apr 27th 2011, 9:50 AM 604 Views 0 Comments

Grocery store managers called police after man forgot to pay for hot dog he consumed while shopping.

# us-courts - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Somali pirates sentenced to life by US court after attacking navy ship
# Piracy
# Piracy

Somali pirates sentenced to life by US court after attacking navy ship

Mar 15th 2011, 11:36 AM 664 Views 0 Comments

Harshest sentencing to date for maritime piracy follows last year’s attack on a US naval ship in the Indian Ocean.