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With the Supreme Court last minute blessing, Alabama was set to execute Alan Miller last Thursday night, until it wasn’t. But it’s not like they didn’t try to kill him. The drama was great: the state canceled its execution minutes before midnight when his death warrant was due to expire. The execution team had encountered …

NEW YORK — New York City officials are appealing a judge’s ruling that they had no legal authority to fire members of the city’s largest police union for violating a COVID vaccination mandate -19. State Supreme Court Justice Lyle Frank in Manhattan ruled Friday that the city’s health department warrant could not be used to …

The U.S. Senate voted 50 to 44 earlier this month to confirm that federal trial court judge and former Barrington-area resident John Lee would serve as a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Chicago. The vote elevates Lee to a court one level below the U.S. Supreme Court that hears …

Lawyer Steven Donziger, who won a multi-billion dollar judgment against Chevron on behalf of Ecuadorian villagers. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Donziger won a $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron for pollution in Ecuador A Chevron lawsuit against him led to contempt charges and a lengthy house arrest (Reuters) – …

Radical progressives seek to turn the state’s highest court into an automatic buffer for their agenda. The purely ideological drive is an assault on the independent judiciary, a bulwark of democracy. Wednesday, City and State Reported that a major gay Democratic club wrote to Governor Kathy Hochul convicting the openly gay judge who is now …

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Friday asked a federal appeals court to drop a judge’s order which temporarily prevented him from examining a batch of classified documents seized during an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home last month. The department told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit …

A California appeals court ruling will effectively allow non-US citizens to vote in San Francisco school board elections in November, despite a court ruling earlier this year that struck down the local law as unconstitutional. California Superior Court Judge Richard Ulmer overturned the city’s ordinance allowing noncitizens to vote on July 29. However, the First …

Sara Jean Green/The Seattle Times (TNS) The state Supreme Court has upheld a man’s 61-year prison sentence for his role in a double murder as a teenager, prompting dissenting justices to fear the ruling is a step backwards in the evolving field of law that generally considers young people less culpable. for crimes than adults. …

Circuit Court Judge James Plowman appointed a special prosecutor to replace Loudoun County prosecutors in the appeal of a father whose daughter was raped at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Va., last year by a teenager who then grouped another pupil in another school. Circuit Court Judge James Plowman appointed a special prosecutor to …

As President Joe Biden calls his political opponents “threats to democracy” and Republicans express doubts about the integrity of basic democratic institutions, a leading American jurist thinks he may have the answer. civic class. “A self-governing democratic republic cannot continue from generation to generation with an ignorant public,” said Douglas Ginsburg, former chief justice of …

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Burger King restaurant sign is displayed in Miami, Florida October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo By Barbara Grzincic (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has revived https://fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/legaldocs/znvneweoopl/Arrington%20v%20Burger%20King.pdf a potential class action lawsuit against Burger King over its past use of a “no-hire” which prevented all franchisees from hiring the employees …

The brief cites a “chain of departures” at the agency since the directive was put in place in February, arguing that the remaining workers will be dangerously dispersed. The amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief was filed with the state’s Third District Court of Appeals, which is considering whether the policy, prompted by an …

Written by: Erica E. Flores – Skoler, Abbott & Presser, PC Getting an employment case thrown out before trial has always been pretty elusive in Massachusetts state courts, but if a recent decision by a split panel of the Court of Appeals is as written, it has become even more difficult. The majority opinion overturned …

Mark Pittman, put on the federal bench in Fort Worth by Donald Trump, thinks it’s simply unconstitutional to limit the sale of handguns to people 21 and older. In an opinion issued on Thursday Agreeing with a gun group that has sued to overturn Texas’ eminently valid ban on 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds having guns, …

By Andrew Karpan (August 22, 2022, 3:56 p.m. EDT) – A Chicago patent attorney arrived too late to appeal a Federal Circuit split decision that fined him and his client more than $100,000 for filing a “frivolous” appeal in court, the panel agreed Monday with a clerk’s ruling that it had 14 days to file …

A former senior judge from Afghanistan who is hiding from the Taliban with her son has filed an appeal with the Home Office after her application to enter the UK was refused. Lawyers for the woman – who goes by the surname ‘Y’ – said on Saturday they had filed an appeal on behalf of …

RALEIGH, North Carolina Although illegal marijuana and legal hemp look and smell the same, a criminal pot prosecution in North Carolina may still be legitimate when sight or smell contributes to a warrantless search and seizure, ruled the state appeals court on Tuesday. A three-judge panel found no error related to a trial judge or …

The US State Department argues that Griner is being wrongfully detained and her case has raised concerns that she is being used as a political pawn in Russia’s war on Ukraine. US officials have offered a potential prisoner swap with Russia in an attempt to get her home safely. Griner, 31, was arrested in February …

A woman who ran a health and nutrition coaching business on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a First Amendment challenge to a Florida law that barred her from providing dietary advice to clients. Heather Kokesch Del Castillo, a resident of Northwest Florida, was cited by the state Department of Health in 2017 …

North Carolina Green Party supporter Charlie Hammerle, left, attends a news conference where the lawsuit against the North Carolina State Board of Elections was explained on July 15, 2022 in Raleigh , North Carolina. Robert Willette [email protected] RALEIGH A federal appeals court has dismissed the Democrats’ last-ditch effort to block North Carolina’s Green Party from …

The Education Department may move forward with budget cuts after an appeals court temporarily blocked a lower court ruling that invalidated the budget process. The court of appeal order Tuesday brings a boost to back-to-school planning for the fall. Four days prior, a lower court judge ruled the city must redo the education department’s budget, …

No Utica. No judge. Longtime U.S. District Judge David N. Hurd, whose anticipated rise to “senior status” has created a vacancy on the bench for the Northern District of New York, no longer wants to be senior judge – well, not if his successor won’t be based in Utica, that is. In a July 14 …

First-generation law student Micah McGaha is grateful to serve as a judge’s clerk this summer and looks forward to putting his experience and training to good use as he continues his career as a lawyer. A native of Milton, Fla., and now a student at the University of Mississippi Law School in Oxford, McGaha said …

The state Court of Appeals ruled last month that the city of Lakewood failed to conduct a proper search of police records related to the high-profile murder of a self-proclaimed anti-fascist near Olympia and could not rectify the error by providing documents to a local public records activist once he had already filed a complaint. …

Comment this story Comment A Kentucky judge reinstated the state’s near-total abortion ban on Monday, reversing a lower court order less than two weeks ago that temporarily allowed proceedings to continue in the state. State. The decision by Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Larry E. Thompson means that abortions are once again illegal in the …

Yakima County District Attorney Joe Brusic will not challenge an appeals court’s decision to overturn a man’s assault conviction because an ethnically biased juror heard the case. As Brusic’s office decides whether to try Robert Gutierrez III again or strike a plea deal, Brusic said he will use the case as a learning experience with …

Wayne Couzens is still set to die in jail after losing his bid for a reduced sentence in the appeals court. In May, senior judges heard challenges or appeals to the prison sentences of five convicted murderers, including the life sentences of former police officer Couzens and double murderer Ian Stewart. Emma Tustin and Thomas …

Law firms and attorneys who represented individual corn growers who sued Syngenta are exempt from charges alleging they failed to advise plaintiffs of the benefits of class proceedings, a ruling Tuesday the tenth circuit. Kellogg Farms and other corn growers have chosen to sue Syngenta individually for alleged mixing of genetically modified corn seed products, …

WARREN — As a local court prepares for hearings to reconsider the mental retardation claims of convicted murderer Danny Lee Hill, attorneys for both sides are trading motions at the federal appeals court. Over a two-day period last week, federal public defenders and a special prosecutor assigned by the Ohio Attorney General to …

Summary Law firms Related documents DC Circuit Rules Trump Administration Wrongly Removed Obama’s Last Days Power Dissent says decision imposes new procedural requirement on all agencies (Reuters) – A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that the Trump administration wrongfully withdrew a regulation to protect show horses from abuse that the Obama administration finalized in …

Rebecca Jurva Brinn 43GREAT WHITE ACHIEVEMENTS I served as an assistant district attorney in Genesee County for 16 years, handling cases at all levels of the state court system. I have appeared in court over 20,000 times, handled over 4,000 felony cases and over 50 felony jury trials. Twice I received the Michigan State Police …

By Jack BrammerNKyTribune journalist A Jefferson Circuit Court judge is weighing whether to expand abortion access in Kentucky. Attorney General Daniel Cameron and the state’s two abortion centers met a deadline set Monday by Judge Mitch Perry to file closing arguments on how he should rule. Cameron is asking the court to reject a request …

JACKSON, miss. A $1.6 million lawsuit is the latest development in the ongoing garbage contract dispute in Jackson, Mississippi. WAPT-TV reported Friday that Richard’s Disposal filed a lawsuit in US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on Wednesday seeking more than $1.6 million in restitution. The New Orleans-based company has been collecting garbage …

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced Thursday (July 14) that he is heading to the state Supreme Court to challenge an appeal ruling that blocked a directive he issued barring prosecutors from allege prior strike allegations. In a statement, Gascón’s office said the June ruling by a three-judge panel of the California Second …

Linn and 12 other counties have asked the Oregon Supreme Court to review a decision overturning a $1.1 billion verdict in a case involving the state’s management of forest lands and timber harvesting revenues . The call in the state’s highest court, filed last Wednesday, follows an April decision by the Oregon Court of Appeals …

US Army Judge Col. Charles Pritchard’s ruling that a unanimous guilty verdict was needed to convict an officer charged with sexual assault has been overturned by the Army’s highest court of appeals. (US Air Force) STUTTGART, Germany — A Germany-based military judge’s ruling that a unanimous guilty verdict was needed to convict an army officer …

The state Court of Appeals upheld a Macomb County judge in denying a payment of nearly half a million dollars to the estate of one of the victims of the Stony Creek crash in 2015. A three-judge panel has unanimously ruled that the estate of Michael Wells cannot collect a $475,000 payment in a consent …

SPA BALLSTON – A Moreau man was sentenced to a total term of more than 35 years in state prison on Tuesday for a 2017 shooting, Saratoga County District Attorney officials said. The sentencing came after the appeal of the man in the case was dismissed and after an appeals judge had previously allowed the …

The lawyer who filed the first lawsuit in the United States seeking insurance coverage for a business closed due to coronavirus has won the first victory for an insured in an appeals court of state or federal which has interpreted the meaning of “direct physical loss or damage”. On June 15, the Louisiana 4th Circuit …

West Virginia’s new Intermediate Court of Appeals officially opened on Friday, providing a pathway to deal with civil cases that may or may not otherwise be heard by the state’s Supreme Court of Appeals. Signed into law on April 9, 2021, the court includes a three-judge panel that will determine which cases require oral argument …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three months after winning Supreme Court confirmation, Ketanji Brown Jackson officially becomes a judge. Jackson, 51, will be sworn in as the court’s 116th judge on Thursday, as will the man she replaces, Judge Stephen Breyerto retire. The judicial pas de deux is set to take place at noon, when Breyer …

By Bill Wichert (June 27, 2022, 4:48 p.m. EDT) – A New Jersey state appeals court ruled Monday that a trial judge was correct to order a hotel business and its owner to repay two investors a combined $350,000 because the company failed to purchase land for the development of a Marriott hotel. The Appeals …

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Friday that a copper mining project did not violate the First Amendment religious rights of local Apache Native Americans. A 2014 act of Congress requires the US Secretary of Agriculture to give Resolution Copper, a mining company, land called flat oak, which is …

The state Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Courts Clerk Brenda Davis in her ongoing fight against administrative orders from Washington County Chairman Judge John DiSalle, clearing the way for the long-awaited hearing for contempt of court against her. The high court filed a one-sentence decision Thursday morning dismissing Davis’ motion for a writ of …

The life sentence of Bradford Cellucci, accused of attacking a Leesburg employee with a hammer in 2015, will be reviewed by the court. The life sentence of Bradford Cellucci, accused of attacking a Leesburg, Virginia salesman with a hammer in 2015, will be reviewed by the court. The Virginia Court of Appeals ordered a review …

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin arrives in federal court in Manhattan to resume a case against The New York Times after it was adjourned because she tested positive for Covid-19 on February 3, 2022 in New York. Federal appeals court dismissed by Sarah Palin emergency relief petition seeking a new libel suit against The New …

New Jersey’s 2019 law allowing doctors to prescribe drugs to terminally ill people they can take to end their lives – used by at least 95 patients so far – has been upheld by a court state call. The Superior Court’s Appellate Division upheld a ruling on Friday that dismissed a challenge to the state’s …

Clive Palmer’s nephew, Clive Mensink, has lost two appeals in Federal Court for contempt of court over Queensland Nickel. Mensink left Australia in June 2016, months after Palmer-owned Queensland Nickel collapsed. He has not returned since. Watch the latest news on Channel 7 or stream for free on 7plus >> Mensink was the company’s sole …

The Barbados Court of Appeal has ruled that Jamar Dwayne Bynoe, who had previously been sentenced to death by hanging for his role in the 2010 store fire that killed six women, must return to the High court to be sentenced. But the Court of Appeal upheld his conviction even as it overturned “the death …

WISCONSIN — An appeals court ruling last week blocked a court order that could have compelled a hospital to go against its own protocols and provide a COVID-19 patient with a widely discredited and ineffective treatment . But the fact that the original prescription was ever issued indicates a remarkable development at the intersection of …

In a 33-page opinion and order, Judge Joseph Hood on June 3 dismissed a legal challenge to the horse racing integrity and safety law brought by the states of Oklahoma, West Virginia, their respective racing commissions and others. Hood, Senior United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky based in Lexington, ordered that …

By Paul Williams (June 1, 2022, 7:40 p.m. EDT) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to review an appeals court’s denial of nearly $900,000 in sales tax refunds for a corporation of limousines which claimed that its services were eligible for an exemption and local governments had no right to tax them. State …

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — Going to court can be daunting, especially for those unfamiliar with protocols and procedures. A group of South Bay judges are trying to change that with a video in which they share their personal sides without compromising their professionalism. The 16-minute video is unusual as it shows judges revealing who …

Placeholder while loading article actions A prominent Republican-appointed federal judge joined calls on Thursday for Supreme Court justices to be held to a code of ethics, saying the failure of justices to police their own misconduct diminishes respect for Americans for the judiciary. U.S. Senior District Judge Reggie B. Walton of DC told attendees of …

AUSTIN — An attorney’s grilling of a witness in the state’s highest civilian courtroom was polite but fraught with legal heartbreak — and it was a San Antonio judge in the hot seat. The case: what is the difference between government speech and free speech? He pitted the sometimes-secret commission that oversees the Texas justice …

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday awarded a small but potentially significant victory to an Iowa fast-food worker. The court did not address the basic premise of Robyn Morgan’s lawsuit – that the Taco Bell restaurant she worked for violated wage and hour laws. The court did, however, address a procedural issue that could have …

There is no doubt that the most recent Supreme Court Appointment marked a turning point in American history when Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman to win a seat on the highest court. She has proven herself highly qualifieddespite the GOP’s aggressive quest for criticize his credentials and portray his judicial philosophy …

Nassau County Judge Helen Voutsinas was appointed by Governor Kathy Hochul to manage the mid-level appeals court calls from 10 downstate counties including Nassau and Suffolk. The appointment of Voutsinas, 47, was announced Friday afternoon by the Hochul office. The court is the second department of the appeal division. New York State is divided into …

The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register 5th Circuit reversed SEC ruling against hedge fund manager and adviser Split court says defendants in securities fraud cases involving penalties have the …

Former Eagle Lake United Methodist Church pastor Troy Anthony Piccaluga is escorted out of the county court building after an initial court appearance in March 2018. Piccaluga is charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. His trial begins Monday. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post) The Mississippi Supreme Court declined to review …

A state appeals committee put Democrat Eudson Francois back on the ballot for the 97th Assembly District against Republican Congressman Michael Lawler, who said he appealed the decision. The Court of Appeal is scheduled to hear Lawler’s appeal on Monday. The election battle revolves around the intricacies of state election law, in which candidates can …

A New York state appeals court on Tuesday dismissed the lawsuit of state Attorney General Letitia James, accusing Amazon.com Inc. of failing to adequately protect thousands of workers at two manufacturing facilities. New York against COVID-19. The Manhattan Appeals Division said the federal law preempted James’ claims that Amazon violated state labor laws by retaliating …

North Carolina’s highest court has refused to hear the appeal of a civil rights leader who was found guilty of trespassing during a 2017 protest inside the Legislative Building. The state Supreme Court announced on Friday that it had denied the Rev. William Barber II of Goldsboro’s request for judges to reconsider his case and …

Creatas Getty Images/Creatas RF Andre McKenzie’s 2019 conviction for attempted child rape and immoral communication with a minor collapsed over two words: “gorilla pimp.” The term sex trafficking, invoked by Pierce County Assistant District Attorney John Neeb, during McKenzie’s trial, recently prompted a trio of state appeals court judges to overturn his conviction and six-month …

Raleigh is asking the North Carolina Court of Appeals to hear a case from developers challenging municipal fees charged to new water and sewer users. Millions of dollars are at stake. Lawyers for the capital file submitted Thursday with the second highest court in the state. They’re asking this court to review a trial judge’s …

Registrar of the Court of Appeal John Asello’s 2021 Annual Report to the Justices of the Court summarizing the work and achievements of the Court during the 2021 calendar year has recently been released. It is his last, since he has announced his retirement. As with his previous reports and those of his predecessors, this …

“Your Honor, you just made yourself a witness!” exclaimed defense attorney Harold Baker in a Brooklyn courtroom in the summer of 2017. After excusing the jury, Judge Neil Jon Firetog told Baker he held him in contempt of court. “It’s either $1,000 a day or jail time,” Firetog said. “I’m going to jail,” Baker replied. …

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit that could force the state to change how state Supreme Court justices are elected concluded their case Thursday in federal court with testimony from a former Supreme Court justice. appeal who was the lead plaintiff in a landmark 1992 voting rights case. Former Court of Appeals Judge Eugene Hunt testified about …

Currently, Dewitt McDonald is in jail at Richland Correctional Facility, although late last month a judge ordered his release. The McDonald’s case dates back to a 1994 drive-by shooting in Sandusky that left a woman dead. Prosecutors claimed McDonald was in the car and charged him with aiding and abetting the crime. McDonald has maintained …

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared Monday to be seeking a narrow way to rule in favor of a former high school football coach who lost his job for praying on the 50-yard line after his team’s games. The task was complicated by factual disputes over the conduct of the coach, Joseph A. …

Virginia is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that the state’s mask law violates the rights of 12 immunocompromised college students under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Virginia is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that favored the families of 12 immunocompromised students, who filed a lawsuit claiming the Commonwealth’s optional mask law violates their rights under …

Plaintiff’s National Resource Defense Council has long called for a ban on the use of World War II nerve gas derivative TCVP Court overturns 2020 EPA ruling against NRDC and orders new response within 120 days (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Wednesday tore up the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to allow continued …

When a California motorist is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and challenges the suspension of his driver’s license, the Department of Motor Vehicles appoints an officer to preside over the hearing – and appoints the same officer , under long-standing DMV rules, to argue for the license suspension. This system, according to a state …

An appeals court has denied a Tennessee death row inmate’s request to reopen his case after unknown DNA was found ByThe Associated Press April 15, 2022, 11:38 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An appeals court has denied a Tennessee death row inmate’s request to reopen …

Narrative Governor Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Ian Birk to the Washington State Court of Appeals, First Division. Birk will replace Judge John Chun, who was recently confirmed as a judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Birk is a partner at Keller Rohrback LLP, where he …

EMILY WAGSTER-PETTUS, Associated press April 11, 2022Updated: April 11, 2022 2:08 PM Supreme Court in December 2021 that he wanted to drop all appeals and seek an execution date. The judges ordered King to put Grayson under oath to say what he wants. (Mississippi Department of Corrections via AP, File)”/>This undated file photo provided by …

Texas Tech University Law School recently hosted an evening with exonerated Amanda Knox at Lanier Auditorium, where she shared her story timeline that captured the world’s attention. Knox was an American college student studying abroad in Perugia, Italy when she was arrested alongside her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and convicted of murdering her roommate Meredith Kercher, …

Michael Chang had his appeal dismissed by the country’s most senior judge. Image: Getty / Inset: Cambridgeshire Police A detective who doused an innocent member of the public with PAVA spray at Kettering Tesco and was involved in a 100mph crash on the A1 has had his appeal dismissed by Britain’s chief justice. Lord Ian …

Early voters wait to cast their ballots at the South Regional Library polling station in Durham, North Carolina, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) RALEIGH — The North Carolina Court of Appeals has granted lawmakers’ motion to stay an order issued by a 3-judge panel that would allow some 55,000 felons not currently incarcerated …

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday he would not vote for US Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, expressing concerns about her record despite her support for her confirmation as a justice of the court call last year. The South Carolina senator’s announcement was expected after he criticized Jackson during his four-day hearings last …

A former Laguna Beach resident is being retried this week for an alleged revenge plot to assassinate federal prosecutors, FBI agents and a judge. John Arthur Walthall, 66,’s conviction in 2016 was overturned by the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2019 after the court found the district court made a ‘structural error’ in …

TALLAHASSEE — Continuing to take a rare stance against the National Rifle Association, the state this week tried to convince a panel of federal judges to enforce a law banning the sale of guns and other long guns to people under 21 years. The Republican-controlled legislature rushed to pass the law after a 2018 mass …

‘Overwhelming’ evidence that decade-long fraud was intentional and widespread Scammers recruited non-English speaking patients and told them they were dying when they weren’t March 25 – The owner and CEO of a chain of hospices and home care in Texas defrauded Medicare out of $152 million by falsely certifying that all of their clients were …

Lawyers for a group of Republican delegates pressed a judge on Wednesday to reject a Maryland General Assembly-approved map of state legislative districts they say would illegally favor Democrats in the election. The plaintiffs, including Republican voters and two groups of GOP delegates, told Alan M. Wilner, a retired judge appointed to the case, at …

Pennsylvania Superior Court has denied a request by a former Huntingdon County man seeking to overturn his conviction and life sentence for a 1985 murder. Kim Lee McMullen, now 59, has argued over the years that he was unlawfully convicted of the 1985 murder of Dominic Barcelona, ​​30, whose body was found in …

Lawyers for the challengers in Maryland’s new congressional districts asked a judge to declare the new map unconstitutional on the final day of a trial on Friday. This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s press partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Free Maryland Matters Email Subscription today. Lawyers for the challengers in Maryland’s …

Below are the Mississippi Court of Appeals decisions for the week of March 15, 2022: Emfinger, John H., J. X 2021-CA-00122-COA DeSoto County, Mississippi vs. Anthony Vinson and Quma Vinson; DeSoto Circuit Court; LC case no: 17CI1:20-cv-00152-GC; Judgment date: 08/01/2021; Ruling Judge: Gerald Chatham, Sr; Majority Opinion: Emfinger, J. Decision: Affirmed. The caller is charged …

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of 17 Superior Court judges, including two in Fresno County; five in Los Angeles County; one in Merced County; three in Orange County; one in San Benito County; three in San Diego County; one in San Francisco County; and one in Ventura County. Fresno County Superior …

CHICAGO — Jussie Smollett began a 150-day prison sentence for staging a hate crime against himself in protective custody, separated from other inmates and monitored by security cameras and an officer, prison officials said Friday. Sheriff’s deputies immediately took Smollett to the Cook County Jail on Thursday night after Judge James Linn sentenced the black …

HOLLAND — Convicted killer Juan Sandro Cabrera, 21, has lost another court battle in his quest for a new trial for the murder of 14-year-old Troy “TJ” Wells. Cabrera had asked the Michigan Court of Appeals to overturn a May 2021 decision by an Ottawa County judge denying his request for a new trial. Cabrera …

March 9 (Reuters) – The Purdue Pharma bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a $6 billion opioid settlement funded by the owners of the Sackler family, overruling objections from the Justice Department and 20 opposing states to agreement. As part of the settlement, the Sacklers would pay between $5.5 billion and $6 billion to a trust …

TEXARKANA, Texas — A woman sentenced to life last year by a Bowie County jury in the 2015 stabbing death of an elderly DeKalb man has been denied her bid for a new trial in a notice issued Monday by a Texas appeals court. Shirley Ann Falkowski, 57, was convicted of murder and sentenced to …

A surprise nomination has dramatically changed the political landscape in one of North Carolina’s most important political races in 2022. It’s a contest to take a seat on the North Carolina Supreme Court. A top-tier Republican primary that will decide who will meet incumbent Democrat Jimmy Ervin in the fall has had a new entry …

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Attorney General Jason Miyares’ office has until Friday afternoon to respond to a motion to dismiss the state’s challenge to a federal lawsuit seeking to force another round of elections at Virginia House in November. Attorney Paul Goldman, former chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia, filed a motion Wednesday to …

In a way, we are used to seeing black women judges. Or at least black women to play the judges on TV and in the movies. Think of Judge Hatchett. Or the black woman judges in “Legally Blonde”. Or “Primal Fear”. Or “The Next Big Thing”. There is even a Reddit thread on the number …

Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s High Court nominee, was inspired by her father, Johnny Brown, an alumnus of the University of Miami Law School. Hours before the first rays of the morning sun broke through the sky, Johnny Brown was already awake in his apartment on the University of Miami campus, helping his 4-year-old …

Boston is appealing a judge’s order blocking its COVID-19 vaccination mandate on certain categories of firefighters and police officers. On Friday, Democratic Mayor Michelle Wu’s office appealed a state Court of Appeals ruling from earlier this month saying the city’s warrant could not be applied to members of the firefighters’ union. city ​​and two police …

While several federal courts across the country have consistently recognized the rights of transgender students in recent years, this week’s arguments before a full federal appeals court suggest a potential victory for those seeking to limit those rights. A ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta to uphold …