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# us-courts - Monday 8 August, 2022

Man who shot jogger Ahmaud Arbery given life sentence for hate crime
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Man who shot jogger Ahmaud Arbery given life sentence for hate crime

Mon 4:59 PM 27,715 Views 0 Comments

Travis McMichael’s punishment is largely symbolic as he had already been sentenced to life without parole for murder earlier this year.

# us-courts - Friday 22 July, 2022

Former Trump aide Steve Bannon convicted of contempt for defying Capitol riots subpoena
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Former Trump aide Steve Bannon convicted of contempt for defying Capitol riots subpoena

Jul 22nd 2022, 8:33 PM 23,356 Views 0 Comments

He faces up to two years in federal prison when he is sentenced on October 21.

# us-courts - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Chicago parade shooting suspect 'contemplated second attack' before arrest
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Chicago parade shooting suspect 'contemplated second attack' before arrest

Jul 6th 2022, 6:14 PM 12,119 Views 0 Comments

The accused’s lawyer said he intends to plea not guilty plea to all charges.

# us-courts - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

New York high court rejects Trump appeal, clearing way for testimony
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New York high court rejects Trump appeal, clearing way for testimony

Jun 14th 2022, 10:41 PM 26,501 Views 0 Comments

Trump and his two eldest children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr, agreed last week to answer questions under oath starting 15 July.

# us-courts - Monday 23 May, 2022

Washington sues Mark Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach
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Washington sues Mark Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach

May 23rd 2022, 10:55 PM 16,139 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit maintains he was aware of the potential dangers of sharing Facebook users’ data.

# us-courts - Thursday 19 May, 2022

'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband
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'How To Murder Your Husband' writer on trial for murder of husband

May 19th 2022, 10:18 AM 32,441 Views 0 Comments

Nancy Crampton Brophy stands accused of shooting Daniel Brophy using a gun whose now-missing barrel she bought on eBay.

# us-courts - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Roe v Wade: What would change if the landmark abortion case was overturned by the US Supreme Court?
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Roe v Wade: What would change if the landmark abortion case was overturned by the US Supreme Court?

May 3rd 2022, 1:57 PM 13,079 Views 30 Comments

If the case was overturned, 24 States are set to restrict abortion access.

# us-courts - Monday 25 April, 2022

Judge finds Trump in contempt in legal fight with New York attorney general
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Judge finds Trump in contempt in legal fight with New York attorney general

Apr 25th 2022, 6:38 PM 22,179 Views 0 Comments

New York Attorney General Letitia James had asked the court to hold Mr Trump in contempt over disclosure of documents.

# us-courts - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Depp will go to his grave knowing people think he is an abuser, court hears
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Depp will go to his grave knowing people think he is an abuser, court hears

Apr 12th 2022, 5:35 PM 23,295 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers on behalf of the actor said Amber Heard had been ‘preparing to give the performance of a lifetime’ during the recently begun US trial.

# us-courts - Thursday 31 March, 2022

LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law
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LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law

Mar 31st 2022, 3:48 PM 10,801 Views 35 Comments

The law has catapulted Florida and Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 Republican presidential candidate, to the forefront of the US’s culture wars.

# us-courts - Thursday 17 March, 2022

US actor Jussie Smollett released from jail during appeal
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US actor Jussie Smollett released from jail during appeal

Mar 17th 2022, 9:25 AM 28,271 Views 0 Comments

Smollett’s lawyers said he was the target of a racist justice system and people playing politics.

# us-courts - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims agree €64 million settlement with gun maker
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Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims agree €64 million settlement with gun maker

Feb 15th 2022, 8:35 PM 17,036 Views 0 Comments

The families and a survivor of the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut sued Remington in 2015.

# us-courts - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

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

Dec 29th 2021, 6:15 PM 15,252 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
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Derek Chauvin expected to plead guilty to violating George Floyd's civil rights

Dec 13th 2021, 10:15 PM 22,134 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
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Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

Jun 12th 2017, 7:47 PM 14,103 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
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Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room

Mar 7th 2016, 11:21 PM 46,882 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
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Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as "a bit of a mess", jails her for four years

Jan 24th 2015, 7:36 AM 26,385 Views 66 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
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# Not My Type

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

Apr 4th 2014, 2:00 PM 2,622 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
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US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Nov 26th 2013, 7:25 PM 8,563 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'
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Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'

Nov 14th 2013, 6:51 PM 13,507 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
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US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

Oct 9th 2013, 4:37 PM 11,498 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
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Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film

Aug 10th 2012, 9:16 AM 22,258 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
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Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

Aug 1st 2012, 12:42 PM 7,382 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
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Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case

Jul 25th 2012, 7:41 AM 3,675 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
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Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse

Jun 23rd 2012, 11:28 AM 4,238 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
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Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle

May 14th 2012, 6:42 PM 5,137 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
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Village People star wins copyright court battle

May 9th 2012, 5:31 PM 4,626 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
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David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report

May 7th 2012, 5:47 PM 5,873 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
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Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb

Feb 17th 2012, 9:57 PM 15,715 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
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Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Feb 16th 2012, 9:21 PM 3,612 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
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Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance

Feb 15th 2012, 8:34 PM 9,300 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
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US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut

Jan 26th 2012, 3:43 PM 512 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
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Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely

Jan 10th 2012, 8:52 AM 2,308 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
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US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

Dec 3rd 2011, 10:40 AM 3,678 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
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US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m

Nov 29th 2011, 3:52 PM 1,498 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
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Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones

Nov 24th 2011, 7:27 PM 4,064 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
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Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict

Nov 4th 2011, 3:43 PM 262 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
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Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors

Oct 17th 2011, 7:50 PM 2,326 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
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Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court

Oct 14th 2011, 10:48 AM 1,901 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
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US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby

Oct 11th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,348 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.

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