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#US Courts

From TheJournal.ie Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts Banning The Ban

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room Erin Andrews

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

A jury found the hotel was partly to blame.

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees Birth Control

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books' Copyright

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US upholds ban on some Samsung devices Smartphones

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film Breastfeeding

Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film

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

From TheJournal.ie Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida Florida

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

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

From TheJournal.ie Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case Colorado

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case

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

From TheJournal.ie Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse Child Abuse This post contains videos

Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse

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

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle

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

Village People star wins copyright court battle

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

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report Bankruptcy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb US Courts

Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb

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

From TheJournal.ie Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison Underwear Bomber

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

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

From TheJournal.ie Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance US Courts

Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely US Courts

Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely

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.

From TheJournal.ie US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim Lawsuit

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

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

From TheJournal.ie US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m Anthrax Attacks

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

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

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones Seattle Superhero This post contains videos

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones

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

From TheJournal.ie Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict Michael Jackson

Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict

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

From TheJournal.ie Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors Anglo

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

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

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court Superhero This post contains videos This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby Stolen Foetus

US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby

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.

From TheJournal.ie Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing Arizona

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

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

Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit

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

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m Bankruptcy This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

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

From TheJournal.ie US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death US Courts

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel Spying

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

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

Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal

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

From TheJournal.ie Retired US naval officer convicted of fraud over 9/11 injury claims Fraud

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

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 This post contains videos

Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape

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.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Woman convicted of child abuse in alleged ploy to appear on Dr Phil US Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison US

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld Rumsfeld

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld

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

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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