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R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago

Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.     ...

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago

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R. Kelly to appear in court again for latest hearing on sex-crimes case R. Kelly will appear in court Wednesday for the latest hearing on the sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
16:26, 06/26/2019

R. Kelly due back in court for hearing on sex-abuse case CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly is due back in court for a hearing on his sex-abuse case. The R&B singer is required to attend Tuesday morning’s status hearing. It is unclear what issues will be discussed, but one matter before the judge involves attor...
09:00, 05/07/2019

No Hearing In Ayodhya Case On Day 8 As Top Court Judge Is Unavailable The hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case could not take place in the Supreme Court on Monday due to unavailability of one of the five judges of the Constitution bench....
09:13, 08/19/2019

Chicago Judge Accused of Asking a Court Reporter ‘How Much’ for Sex, Attempting to Kiss a Cop in a #MeToo Case of Judicial Proportions In a case of #MeToo at the judicial level, a Chicago judge abused his power with a series of women with whom he came into contact on the job, including asking a court reporter “how much money” it would take for her to have sex with him, trying to kis...
05:13, 06/07/2019

Top Court Designates Tis Hazari Judge To Hold Trial In Unnao Rape Case The Supreme Court on Thursday designated the court of Tis Hazari (West) District Judge Dharmesh Sharma as the competent court to hold trial in five criminal cases relating to the sensational Unnao......
20:26, 08/01/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May...
01:39, 05/08/2019

R. Kelly arrives in court for status hearing R&B Singer R. Kelly arrived in a Chicago courtroom on Wednesday morning for a status hearing in his criminal sexual abuse trial. Prosecutors turned over a DVD that allegedly shows the singer having sex with a minor. (June 26)     ...
22:39, 06/26/2019

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
04:52, 08/16/2019

Jussie Smollett won't attend Chicago court hearing Jussie Smollett won't attend a court hearing on whether a special prosecutor will be appointed to investigate prosecutors' dismissal of charges against him....
15:52, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to review how criminal charges against him were dismissed....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel D...
08:00, 05/06/2019

R. Kelly judge bars lawyers from divulging new evidence in federal sex-crimes case R. Kelly's judge in federal sex-crimes case in Chicago barred lawyers from talking about new evidence in public, to ensure case not tried in media.        ...
22:00, 07/31/2019

Judge orders hearing over motion to dismiss Jeffrey Epstein case The judge overseeing the criminal case of late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has ordered a hearing to discuss prosecutors’ motion to dismiss the case. Manhattan federal Judge Richard Berman on Wednesday instructed the parties to appear in...
23:26, 08/21/2019

Chicago judge may tap special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case The case of ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who sparked a firestorm in Chicago by reporting a racist attack authorities have ruled a hoax, returns to court on Friday, when local media say a judge may tap a special prosecutor to review the case....
15:13, 08/23/2019

U.S. judge calls hearing on merger of CVS and Aetna -court filing A federal judge on Monday ordered up to three days of hearings next month to consider CVS Health Corp's $69 billion merger with Aetna, which has closed but must still get court approval....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes case: Secret hearing concludes, trial date moved to September The judge in the Harvey Weinstein case ruled against media objections, closed a high-stakes hearing, and moved the trial date from June to September.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Chicago Judge in Jussie Smollett Special Prosecutor Case Reassigns Matter to New Jurist The judge who was to decide whether to appoint a special prosecutor to look into how all charges came to be dropped against Jussie Smollett has decided to let a different judge handle it....
13:52, 05/11/2019

Judge weighs fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic after court hearing A St. Louis judge said on Tuesday he will work quickly to decide whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open after a hearing on a lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
21:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. judge to slash $80 million Roundup jury verdict: court hearing A U.S. judge on Tuesday said he would reduce an $80 million damage award against Bayer AG to $50 million or less in the case of a man who blamed his cancer on glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup....
03:13, 07/03/2019

The Latest: No doctor testimony in abortion case hearing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A St. Louis judge says testimony from non-staff doctors at Missouri’s...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Canada judge rules SNC Lavalin corruption case can go to trial A judge in Montreal on Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence to send an SNC Lavalin corruption case to trial, as expected, following efforts by the Canadian construction company to reach a settlement which led to a political scandal engulfing Prim...
17:26, 05/29/2019

Court hearing to be held in Maryland newspaper shooting case ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A pretrial hearing is scheduled in the case of a man charged with fatally gunning down five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland. The hearing before Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken is set for ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and journa...
03:39, 05/23/2019

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A judge has delayed the court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused o...
00:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada judge rules SNC Lavalin corruption case can go to trial A judge on Wednesday ruled there is enough evidence to send an SNC-Lavalin Group Inc corruption case to trial, as expected, following efforts by the Canadian construction company to reach a settlement that led to a political scandal engulfing Prime M...
22:26, 05/29/2019

Bayer welcomes judge's call for new trial in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG on Friday welcomed a conditional ruling by a U.S. judge calling for a retrial of the case of a couple awarded $2 billion in damages by a jury who found that its glyphosate-based weedkiller caused their cancer....
10:00, 07/19/2019

2G Case: CBI Seeks Early Hearing, Court Asks A Raja, Others To Respond The Delhi High Court Friday sought response of former Telecom Minister A Raja and others on a plea by the CBI seeking an early hearing on the appeals challenging the trial court's verdict acquitting......
13:26, 05/31/2019

Pak Court Adjourns Hearing In Treason Case Against Musharraf Till June 12 Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf did not turn up for the treason trial against him on Thursday citing deteriorating health and a special court accepted his plea to postpone the......
13:26, 05/02/2019

UK court sets November hearing for case of Dubai ruler and princess A full hearing in a case that pits the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum against his wife, a Jordanian princess, over the welfare of their two children will be heard on Nov. 11 in an English court, a judge said on Wednesday....
21:13, 07/31/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
13:39, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Judge vets jurors at Illinois kidnapping trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the start of a former University of Illinois graduate student’s trial on charges he kidnapped and killed a visiting scholar. (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A federal judge in central Illinois is questioning would...
02:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Minnesota court orders hearing on PolyMet permit HOYT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in Minnesota (all times local): 1 p.m. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ordered a hearing on alleged irregularities in how Minnesota regulators dealt with federal regulat...
20:26, 06/25/2019

Court: Defendant throws feces at judge during trial, misses MIAMI (AP) — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

James Goddard hearing: Protester accused of harassing Anna Soubry thrown out of court for interrupting judge Self-styled yellow vest protester James Goddard, who is accused of calling MP Anna Soubry a Nazi, has been thrown out of court for interrupting the judge....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Ayodhya Land Dispute Case: Supreme Court Commences Hearing For Tenth Day The Supreme Court today commenced hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for the tenth day, with counsel for the one of the original litigants seeking enforcement of his rights......
10:39, 08/22/2019

Petitioner Moves Top Court For Early Hearing In Ayodhya Land Dispute Case One of the original litigants in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya today moved the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of the matter....
12:00, 07/09/2019

Kevin Spacey Makes Surprise Court Appearance for Hearing in Groping Case (NANTUCKET, Mass.) — Sporting a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge is set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced actor of groping a young man at a Nantucket bar in 2016....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused's right to a fair tri...
10:13, 06/01/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused’s r...
16:13, 06/01/2019

Special Judge Seeks 6 Months' Time To Conclude Trial In Babri Masjid Case A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking six more months to conclude the trial in......
10:26, 07/15/2019

Former Interpol chief admits guilt in China court hearing: state media Chinese state media said former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million) in bribes....
08:13, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Jury gets case at trial of border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments at the trial of an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally (all times local): 1 p.m. Jurors have started deliberating at the trial of a border activis...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft....
16:39, 05/18/2019

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct on the part of the prosecution....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Court acts against NJ judge in sex assault case: report New Jersey’s high court took action Wednesday when it terminated the temporary assignment of a judge who declined to order a 16-year-old rape suspect tried in adult court because the boy came “from a good family,” according to The New York Times....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Tarana Burke to Sit Down With Reporter Jim DeRogatis About New R. Kelly Book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly For nearly 20 years, no one in media knew more about R. Kelly’s trail of alleged abuse then journalist Jim DeRogatis. Now, with his forthcoming book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly, DeRogatis tells the story behind his explosive reporting—and wh...
01:13, 05/18/2019

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
13:13, 05/21/2019

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner....
03:26, 05/31/2019

UAE court sentences six Lebanese to jail in Hezbollah trial: state media The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday jailed six Lebanese men, four of them for life, for setting up a terrorist cell with links to Lebanon's Hezbollah, the state news agency WAM reported....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to ...
00:52, 06/28/2019

N.J. high court removes judge James Troiano, who caused stir in 2018 rape case The New Jersey Supreme Court has intervened to remove a judge who caused a stir last year by refusing to try an accused teenage rapist as an adult because he came from a "good family."...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi dies in court while facing trial, state television reports Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in a military coup....
19:13, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court overturns Mississippi man’s murder conviction in case that raised questions of racial bias, orders new trial Curtis Flowers, who is African American, was tried six times for the 1996 slaying of four people. His lawyers had argued that the local district attorney habitually blocked black potential jurors....
16:39, 06/21/2019

Algeria ex-PM Ouyahia appears in court in second alleged corruption case: state TV Algerian former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in a court in Algiers on Sunday to be questioned over alleged corruption involving the partner in Algeria of Germany’s Volkswagen, state TV said....
17:39, 06/16/2019

'Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact' questions if Michael Avenatti will taint Kelly's trial "Surviving R. Kelly" is 2019's most talked-about TV event, sparking backlash, legal troubles and more allegations. Here's what happens next.        ...
05:26, 05/06/2019

Algeria’s ex finance minister appears before Supreme Court in corruption case: state TV Algeria’s former finance minister Karim Djoudi appeared before the Supreme Court on Sunday to face questions about corruption accusations, state television reported....
11:26, 06/16/2019

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
22:39, 07/03/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
07:39, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Gramm...
02:13, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
20:39, 07/14/2019

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
05:39, 07/12/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
22:39, 05/30/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
08:00, 07/12/2019

R. Kelly denied bond at hearing on sex-crime indictments, will stay in jail R. Kelly will stay locked up on federal sex-crime charges after he was denied bond at an arraignment hearing in Chicago.        ...
22:39, 07/16/2019

R. Kelly’s lawyer demands Michael Avenatti emails, texts at hearing On Tuesday, a lawyer who represents R. Kelly on entertainment matters said the singer is in the process of lining up singing dates both inside and outside of Illinois....
18:39, 05/08/2019

R. Kelly charged with new felony sex assault, abuse counts: Chicago Sun Times report Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Thursday with 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse that could, if he is convicted, send the R & B singer to prison for 30 years, the Chicago Sun Times reported....
00:26, 05/31/2019

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
05:00, 07/15/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
20:39, 07/12/2019

Judge says R. Kelly’s lawyers have week to answer lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for R. Kelly have one week to respond to a lawsuit alleging sex abuse or face losing the case. Kelly’s attorneys sought to put the lawsuit on hold while the singer fights sex-related felony charges. Associate Judge Moir...
02:00, 06/20/2019

NYC judge orders R. Kelly held without bond on sex charges A New York City federal judge on Friday ordered singer R. Kelly held without bond on sex trafficking charges, agreeing with prosecutors that the entertainer is a flight risk and a danger to the community....
03:39, 08/03/2019

R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circu...
13:39, 06/28/2019

R. Kelly to be taken to NY to face federal charges there, judge orders R. Kelly is going to New York soon, for a hearing on Aug. 2 to face federal sex-crime charges in Brooklyn.        ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
01:52, 06/12/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
22:52, 05/06/2019

Trial Court Order Prosecuting Reliance Officials Set Aside By Delhi Court The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside a trial court order allowing criminal prosecution of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and its then three senior officials for allegedly possessing secret documents......
20:26, 08/01/2019

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys w...
12:13, 06/04/2019

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
19:39, 06/14/2019

Judge Napolitano: AG Barr should have gone to House hearing, he has ‘nothing to hide’ Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said that he would have advised Attorney General William Barr to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday adding that he thinks Barr has “nothing to hide.”...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Avenatti alleges R. Kelly paid $2 million to prevent testimony in 2008 child porn trial Michael Avenatti, facing criminal charges, says R. Kelly paid $2 million for his acquittal at 2008 child-porn trial. Claim is denied by alleged recipient.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Just Pitiful: An ‘Emotional’ R. Kelly Faces New Civil Suit as He Sits in Solitary Awaiting Trial on Fed Sex Charges Tsk tsk tsk. It’s a sorry state of affairs for R. Kelly as he awaits trial in multiple jurisdictions on state and federal charges he sexually abused women and girls....
11:39, 08/15/2019

Prosecutor: More people could be charged in R. Kelly case A prosecutor has told a federal judge in Chicago that more charges and more defendants could be added to the criminal case that’s already put singer R. Kelly behind bars pending trial...
00:39, 07/26/2019

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble related to accusations of sexual misconduct with minors....
07:52, 07/17/2019

In Turnabout, a Key Witness Is Cooperating in R. Kelly Case A young woman’s refusal to testify against the singer was crucial to his acquittal in a 2008 trial, but her lawyer says she is now cooperating with prosecutors....
00:39, 07/17/2019

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
13:52, 08/18/2019

Judge tells accuser’s mom to ‘keep your mouth shut’ during sex assault hearing A New Jersey judge blew up at the mother of an alleged sexual assault victim during a court hearing, telling her to “keep your mouth shut” and “sit down” after she complained about delays, according to a new report. The mom was in court on June 28 fo...
20:39, 07/16/2019

U.S. judge sets July 29 hearing in Trump lawsuit over tax returns A U.S. judge will hear arguments on July 29 in President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to block a House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, according to a court filing issued Sunday....
00:39, 07/29/2019

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
17:00, 06/14/2019

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
00:39, 05/31/2019

Alleged sex tape in R. Kelly case turned over to defense CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors have turned over to R. Kelly’s attorneys a tape they say shows the singer having sex with a minor girl two decades ago. The judge in the case said he hopes that at least one of the four cases against Kelly will go to ...
21:26, 06/26/2019

Judge sets hearing to discuss sealed Jeffrey Epstein docs One day after financier Jeffrey Epstein was hauled into court on an explosive new sex trafficking indictment in New York, a judge in another civil case related to the convicted pedophile has scheduled a hearing to lay out how potentially damaging doc...
02:39, 07/10/2019

R. Kelly lawyer seeks copy of sex video to be used in sex-crimes case R. Kelly and his lawyer were promised a copy of a video allegedly showing the R&B singer having sex with a teen girl, during hearing in Kelly's sex-crimes case.        ...
20:13, 05/07/2019

Read a harrowing excerpt from Jim DeRogatis’ Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly Back in February, after numerous victims came forward to be a part of the illuminating six-part Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, the singer and producer was formally charged with ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse. As the public awa...
22:13, 05/23/2019

The Latest: R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new sex charges CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 additional sex-related felonies during a court hearing in Chicago. Prosecutors did not ask the ju...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Chicago politician arrested for filing false police report gets Smollett judge A Chicago alderman was thrown behind bars this week — charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice — for allegedly filing a false police report against a former fling, cops say. Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno, of the Windy City’...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Her son was killed by Chicago police. Five years later, a judge's ruling could bring her closer to getting answers Nearly five years after a black teenager was shot and killed by Chicago police, new evidence could help his mom get closer to learning the truth about the circumstances surrounding his death....
13:13, 06/28/2019

Sentencing in Chicago terrorism case enters 3rd day A multiday sentencing hearing is wrapping up for a suburban Chicago man convicted of terrorism for trying to detonate what he thought was a powerful bomb next to a crowded bar....
07:52, 05/01/2019

Judge orders Louisiana man's mouth taped shut after he interrupts sentencing hearing A Louisiana man had his mouth taped shut by a 15th Judicial District Judge, after he repeatedly interrupted during a sentencing hearing on July 18 in Lafayette....
08:26, 07/29/2019

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
18:26, 06/04/2019

Alleged Sex Tape Involving R. Kelly Turned Over to Defense, Judge Expects 1 of 4 Cases to Begin in Early 2020 It looks like one of Robert “R.” Kelly’s ongoing cases could have a trial start date as early as next year. The R&B singer appeared for an arraignment on June 26, 2019, at Leighton Criminal Court in Chicago, regarding sex-related felony charges i...
04:00, 06/28/2019

R Kelly's lawyer says public perception is stacked against him but they will still win his sex abuse case R Kelly's lawyer has said he believes the R&B singer will be found not guilty of sexual abuse or his case will be dismissed even though public perception is stacked against him....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
23:26, 08/12/2019

The Latest: Avenatti says he expects feds to charge R. Kelly CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects R&B singer R. Kelly to face “serious federal charges” in the coming weeks. Chicago prose...
00:26, 05/31/2019

The Latest: R. Kelly pays $62,000 in back child support CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on R. Kelly court appearances (all times local): 2:30 p.m. R. Kelly’s attorney has given a $62,000 check to the singer’s ex-wife to bring Kelly’s child support payments up to date. The Chica...
23:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Prosecutors: Kelly tried to hide explicit videos Federal prosecutors in Chicago say R&B singer R. Kelly went to great lengths to cover up sexually explicit videos of himself with minor girls when he realized some were missing from his collection...
19:13, 07/12/2019

Jussie Smollett incident isn't over: Chicago judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case FILE- This Feb. 5, 2013, file photo, shows exterior of the now closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Ore. The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The move k...
20:13, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:00, 06/14/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:00, 07/09/2019

Judge: Man’s ‘I’m sorry’ video can be used in murder trial BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Jurors will be allowed to hear what a Mississippi man told a reporter on video as he was arrested in the killings of eight people. The Daily Leader a judge ruled that Willie Cory Godbolt’s statements — including saying ...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Special prosecutor to examine Jussie Smollett case in Chicago A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate crime, setting up the possibility he could be criminally charged a second time, a police spok...
20:26, 06/21/2019

YouTube star to be sentenced in Chicago in child porn case A star YouTube singer with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos...
14:52, 05/03/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
17:26, 05/18/2019

Centre Wants Rafale Case Deferred, Hearing Could Be Pushed Back The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the government to circulate a letter seeking adjournment of tomorrow's hearing on the review petitions filed against its verdict on the Rafale fighter jet deal. If......
15:00, 04/29/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates set to revisit case for reparations in congressional hearing Five years after the writer’s essay was published, he will speak on the idea of financial recompense for the descendants of slavesWhen Ta-Nehisi Coates’s watershed essay The Case for Reparations was published in June 2014, the idea of financial recom...
11:00, 06/19/2019

UN begins hearing case of Ukraine sailors held by Russia BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. court is considering a legal case brought by Ukraine over the capture of 24 sailors and three naval vessels held by Russia since November. The Hamburg-based International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea began its two-day hearing ...
13:13, 05/10/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US FTC....
11:52, 05/03/2019

Hearing To Begin For Officer In Eric Garner's "I Can't Breathe" Case The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold will begin on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death......
15:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission....
02:39, 05/03/2019

State Legislature to hold hearing on Con Ed amid NYC blackouts “The hearing will examine Con Edison’s preparedness and response to the blackouts that have left tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the dark this summer as well as consider remedies to ensure system reliability in the future."...
01:26, 07/25/2019

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin filed a motion to try to have his guilty verdict tossed earlier this year after an explosive VICE News...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Kelly Ripa Just Made Us Feel Old With Her Latest--and Greatest--Family Throwback Kids grow up so fast these days. For many loyal daytime TV fans, they feel like they've had a front-row seat to watching Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' kids go from kids to......
23:39, 06/27/2019

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge's ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star......
02:39, 05/31/2019

Chicago's top prosecutor Kim Foxx subpoenaed in Jussie Smollett case Kim Foxx has been subpoenaed by a retired appellate judge who's pushing for a special prosecutor to investigate the handling of the case against actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
02:26, 04/29/2019

Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth....
05:13, 05/21/2019

Chicago police release batch of Jussie Smollett case documents One week after an Illinois judge ordered "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's criminal case file to be unsealed, the Chicago Police Department has released the documents. ...
03:39, 05/31/2019

Chicago-area hospital’s role in baby-cutting case questioned CHICAGO (AP) — A local sheriff’s office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth. The woman was later charged with st...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
06:26, 06/21/2019

Justice Indu Malhotra Recuses From Hearing Maharashtra Beef Ban Case Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra on Monday recused herself from hearing a plea challenging a Bombay High Court order which decriminalised the possession of beef if animals slaughtered outside......
16:13, 07/01/2019

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hea...
17:26, 06/03/2019

Hearing Begins In Case Of Marines Accused Of Kerala Fishermen's Murder An international arbitration court on Monday began hearing Italy's request to direct India to drop all criminal charges against two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the......
23:39, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Tr...
05:39, 05/03/2019

10 State Bodies Await SC Hearing Before Deciding On BCCI Constitution While the CoA has claimed that those not abiding will be left without a vote, BCCI lawyers and state associations are of the view that this is for the apex court to decide....
11:13, 08/14/2019

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems. Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates’ Cou...
12:26, 05/30/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Singer R. Kelly makes first New York court appearance on sex trafficking charges Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty in New York on Friday to charges that he ran a criminal scheme in which he recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him, isolating them and often controlling what they ate and when they went ...
13:39, 08/02/2019

Judge Chides Qualcomm Executives Over FTC Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Military Judge in Trial of Sept. 11 Suspects Will Step Aside The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people....
21:39, 05/02/2019

Philadelphia D.A. says Meek Mill should get a new trial because judge has been biased Philadelphia's district attorney says the former judge who sentenced Meek Mill abused her discretion and has been biased against the rapper.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Judge declines new trial for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman A federal judge in New York denied Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's appeal for a new trial Wednesday, citing a "mountain range of evidence."...
00:52, 07/04/2019

Judge calls off trial over slain millionaire’s residency CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has called off the upcoming probate court trial of a man accused by relatives of killing his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandfather was not a resident of the state. Judge David...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ruled that surveillance video could also not be...
03:13, 05/21/2019

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. (July 15)        ...
00:26, 07/16/2019

Oregon state senator faces hearing on 'heavily armed' comment An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to fight climate change faces a conduct hearing over remarks tinged with threats of violence about any efforts to force the senator...
05:39, 07/06/2019

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage. At issue in arguments...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Accused UNCC shooter doesn't appear in first court hearing Trystan Andrew Terrell, the suspect in the deadly shooting at the University of North Carolina, did not personally appear for his first scheduled court hearing Thursday....
03:52, 05/03/2019

P Chidambaram, In CBI Custody, May Get Supreme Court Hearing Today Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's petition challenging the rejection of his request for protection from arrest in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court today. The Delhi High Court......
08:52, 08/23/2019

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee and Donald McGahn (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Doug Collins, says Democrats are “trying desperately to make something o...
18:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Empty chair for Barr as House opens hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:15 a.m. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing that isn̵...
15:39, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly's lawyers say he can't read; judge reinstates civil sex abuse lawsuit Cook County Judge Moira Johnson reinstated the lawsuit Wednesday after R. Kelly's attorneys said he didn't respond because he couldn't read the documents.        ...
07:13, 05/09/2019

R. Kelly lawyer calls alleged victims 'disgruntled groupies': court filing A lawyer for singer R. Kelly, who is accused of running a years-long scheme sexually preying on women and girls, said on Wednesday that the charges against the R&B artist stemmed from disgruntled groupies....
02:52, 08/01/2019

R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Florida man throws feces at judge during trial, misses — and is acquitted MIAMI — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade Circu...
08:39, 06/22/2019

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of th...
19:52, 05/23/2019

Judge releases A$AP Rocky from custody until assault trial verdict The Swedish judge in the assault trial of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage ordered that the three men be released from custody on Friday until the verdict....
20:00, 08/02/2019

Meek Mill Granted New Trial and New Judge in 2008 Conviction The rapper, who has become an outspoken advocate for criminal justice reform, claimed a legal victory after a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled in his favor on Wednesday....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Judge Knocks Credibility of Qualcomm Executives in Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
18:13, 07/19/2019

Judge Agrees to Delay Former Alstom Executive's Bribery Trial A federal judge granted former Alstom executive Lawrence Hoskins a brief reprieve from his upcoming trial, but rejected claims that his constitutional rights had been violated....
12:13, 08/21/2019

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
19:39, 07/15/2019

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. ...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
00:39, 07/05/2019

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
19:39, 05/29/2019

"I'm Put To Torture," Petitioner Told Supreme Court In Ayodhya Hearing A Muslim party today objected in the Supreme Court five-days-a-week hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya, saying it will "not be able to......
11:26, 08/09/2019

Saudi court postpones hearing of prominent preacher Awdah: son A Saudi court on Sunday postponed until November the trial of prominent Islamist preacher Salman al-Awdah, who could face the death penalty on terrorism-related charges, his son said....
01:00, 07/29/2019

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:52, 07/18/2019

Nirav Modi To Appear For UK Court Hearing Via Video Link From Prison Fugitve diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via video link from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Thursday....
07:52, 06/27/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and news m...
13:52, 05/22/2019

Former Interpol chief admits guilt in Chinese court hearing Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million) in bribes, state media said....
10:39, 06/20/2019

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
19:52, 06/18/2019

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
08:39, 06/15/2019

UK court sets Assange's U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
03:52, 08/06/2019

| Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing till October The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it is postponing its hearing on the decision by FINA, the governing body of swimming, to clear Chinese star Sun Yang of doping....
22:13, 08/20/2019

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Ga...
05:39, 06/04/2019

Judge: Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with strict supervision until trial, a judge ruled Tuesday....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Oklahoma City bombing trial judge Richard Matsch dies at 88 DENVER (AP) — The no-nonsense federal judge who gained national respect overseeing the Oklahoma City bombing trials has died. The clerk of Colorado’s federal court, Jeffrey Colwell, says U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch died on Sunday. He was...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Judge sends Pepe the Frog poster sales suit to trial A federal judge will let a jury decide whether conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars website had a legal right to sell a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that became hijacked by far-right extremists....
06:26, 05/18/2019

Judge Sets May 2020 Trial Date in U.S. Women’s Soccer Lawsuit The date set by the judge is at least six months earlier than both sides had requested, and could see the trial disrupt the team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics....
02:00, 08/20/2019

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. The unexpected move drew gasps in a San Diego courtroom ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

The Strange Case of the C.I.A. Interpreter and the 9/11 Trial During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United States tortured detainees. What followed was an epic legal tangle....
15:13, 08/14/2019

Chicago cops have ‘deep mistrust’ of state’s attorney’s office, police union says in letter Citing what it described as a “deep mistrust,” the union representing Chicago police officers called this week for a special prosecutor for any Cook County, Ill., case in which a police officer is a victim of a crime or has been charged with miscondu...
11:13, 07/03/2019

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
06:39, 06/19/2019

In Ayodhya Hearing, Top Court Told About Existence Of 12th Century Temple Terming archaeological evidence as "credible" and "scientific", the counsel for deity "Ram Lalla" told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it referred to the existence of a "Vishnu Hari" temple in middle......
19:52, 08/20/2019

At Ayodhya Hearing, Supreme Court Has A Query On Jesus's Birth Place The idea that Ayodhya was the birth place of the Lord Ram is a matter of faith and there is no evidence of it but faith at this point, the lawyer representing Ram Lalla - the infant Lord Ram - told......
01:00, 08/08/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing Of Petition On Article 370 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir......
18:00, 07/10/2019

Rafale Hearing Dates Change Mysteriously, Leaves Top Court "Perplexed" Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today said that he was completely "perplexed" about the contempt case against Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the court's review of its order on the Rafale deal......
04:52, 05/07/2019

Ayodhya Hearing From July 25 If Mediation Panel Rules Out Role: Top Court The mediation panel for the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will file a status report by next week, after which the Supreme Court will hear the case from July 25 - if the panel opts out. In the last......
08:52, 07/11/2019

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs Move Top Court For Urgent Hearing Of Plea The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs from Karnataka to hand over a memo to the registrar for urgent listing of their plea challenging their disqualification from the state......
13:00, 08/13/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined...
18:52, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Faces Court Hearing Over U.S. Extradition Request (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was facing a court hearing Thursday over a U.S. request to extradite him for allegedly conspiring to hack a Pentagon computer. Assange is expected to appear by video link from prison for the hearing a...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
21:52, 07/03/2019

Woodstock 50 court battle: Hearing on $17.8 million lawsuit scheduled for Monday Monday, a judge will consider Woodstock 50’s request for a preliminary injunction against its former business partners, in support of arbitration.        ...
04:26, 05/10/2019

Crucial Hearing On Assam Citizens' List In Supreme Court Today The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the updating of the controversial National Register of Citizens or the NRC in Assam, will today once again hear the case today, one of the last hearings on the......
09:00, 08/08/2019

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
07:52, 06/12/2019

Judge dismisses one count against ex-Obama counsel Greg Craig days before trial A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Greg Craig less than a week before the scheduled start of his trial for for allegedly making false statements about his work on behalf of Russian-backed former Ukrainian P...
23:00, 08/06/2019

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
17:39, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
22:52, 07/15/2019

Kodak Black will remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple's cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence....
17:26, 06/18/2019

ABFF 2019: How Beats Tackles Chicago Crime and the Curious Case of Anthony Anderson's Forehead Acting Chicago is a city that has been thrust into the abyss of exploitation, as national media has been lured by the city’s crime-ridden headlines. But what of the people who make up the city? What of their stories? What makes them tick? After all, the peo...
23:13, 06/20/2019

Kathua Case: Trial Against Juvenile From Tomorrow The trial against a juvenile accused in the horrific rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old nomadic girl at Kathua last year will begin on Monday as the Jammu and Kashmir High Court refused to......
15:52, 07/28/2019

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
03:13, 06/14/2019

Japanese man, son to be held before US trial in Ponzi case LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge reversed a magistrate’s decision and ordered a father and son from Japan to remain jailed pending trial on fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Attorney Richard Wrigh...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Trial opens in sex-trafficking case against self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury is set to hear opening statements and testimony at the sex-trafficking case against a self-help guru. The trial beginning Tuesday is expected to feature testimony from women who claim that they were forced to have...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Top Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Floor Test In Karnataka The Supreme Court on Monday refused to urgently list a plea of two Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking holding of floor test forthwith, but said it may consider listing of the petition Tuesday....
12:39, 07/22/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Court Refuses To Advance Hearing Rajeev Kumar's Plea To Quash CBI Notice The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused to advance hearing of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's prayer for quashing CBI's notice in connection with its probe in the Saradha chitfund......
16:00, 06/18/2019

Schiff hammers ‘collusion’ narrative at latest Russia hearing, as GOP slams 'grotesque spectacle' House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff, D-Calif., sought Wednesday to keep the fire burning over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report with the latest in a series of hearings on the Russia controversy -- as Republicans voiced frustration ov...
20:39, 06/12/2019

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
03:26, 06/04/2019

Big win for Robert Kraft: Judge bars massage parlor video from use at prostitution solicitation trial The videos are the key — and potentially only — pieces of evidence that prosecutors have against Kraft to sustain their charges of soliciting prostitution....
02:39, 05/14/2019

Judge rules Daniel Pantaleo must face CCRB trial over Eric Garner death A judge Thursday ruled that NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo must face an administrative trial prosecuted by the Civilian Complaint Review Board for his involvement in the 2014 alleged chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island. “It is five years since ...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh trial after the U.S. Supreme Court found racial bias in jury selection. District Attorney Doug Evans...
15:13, 06/22/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been found. Jury selection starts Monday in Peoria for the ...
21:26, 06/02/2019

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
22:26, 07/14/2019

As Durst Murder Case Goes Forward, HBO’s Film Will Also Be on Trial Robert Durst’s lawyers plan to attack the veracity of a documentary that played a major role in the decision to charge him with murdering his friend....
19:52, 04/28/2019

'El Chapo' loses bid for new trial in U.S. drug trafficking case A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial, finding that misconduct by jurors during the Mexican crime lord's drug trafficking case was not a reason to overturn their guilty verdict....
04:00, 07/04/2019

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial A 32-year-old murder case has its first arrest after police turn to genetic genealogy. The technique's legality is now getting scrutiny in the courtroom....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
20:52, 06/17/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
16:13, 05/20/2019

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security ...
01:52, 06/19/2019

Chicago Cubs players call for more protective netting around field after latest foul-ball incident Several Chicago Cubs players called for more protective netting around the baseball field after a child was struck and taken to a hospital Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Tommy Robinson to face fresh contempt hearing, High Court judges rule Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson will face a fresh Contempt of Court hearing over claims he put the trial of a child sex abuse ring at risk, High Court judges have ruled....
20:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
08:26, 06/01/2019

'Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly': Everything we learned from the shocking new book “Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly” is written by Jim DeRogatis, the journalist who doggedly pursued Kelly’s story from his early days in Chicago.        ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

As cannibalism trial begins in Indiana, here's what to know about the murder case Joseph Oberhansley, 38, is accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and eating parts of her brain and organs in 2014.        ...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers in Virginia. The lawsuit is among legal challenges filed in at least a dozen states over what aborti...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Victim’s mom testifies in 1990-cold-case murder trial Before she allegedly gunned down her cheating boyfriend in a Harlem lobby three decades ago, Zunilda Rosario was a screaming, scratching harpy who once held a gun to his head, the victim’s mother testified Thursday — as Manhattan prosecutors began la...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Prosecution rests case in Chinese scholar’s slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a former University of Illinois student who could get the death penalty if convicted of killing a scholar from China. Brendt Christensen’s lawyers called his ex-wife...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Closing arguments next in trial of ex-Michigan State dean LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University. William Strampel is charged with second-degree crim...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
13:52, 05/28/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Judge: Enough evidence for case against Lil Durk to proceed ATLANTA (AP) — A trial against a Chicago rapper accused in an Atlanta drive-by shooting will move forward. WSB-TV reports Durk Derrick Banks, whose stage name is Lil Durk, was in court Friday for a hearing about his alleged involvement in a Feb. 5 sh...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Everything That's Happened Since Surviving R. Kelly Rocked R. Kelly's World--and What's Next for the Disgraced Star In the four months since Lifetime aired its damning six-hour docu-series Surviving R. Kelly, a harrowing portrait of the R&B singer's alleged predatory behavior as told by those who claim......
12:13, 05/04/2019

R. Kelly's Daughter Jaah Kelly Speaks Out on Sexuality Years After Coming Out R. Kelly's daughter Jaah Kelly is speaking her truth. The 18-year-old, the second of the musician's three children and who is also a music artist, opens up about her sexuality in......
23:39, 06/27/2019

Probe Agency Wants In-Camera Trial Of 2008 Malegaon Blast Case The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday sought in-camera trial of the 2008 Malegaon blast case in which BJP MP Pragya Thakur is one of the accused....
23:39, 08/01/2019

Kellen Winslow II rests his case in rape trial, declines to testify Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has rested his defense after two weeks of trial. Jury expected to deliberate soon        ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face trial in sex assault case Ontario Court Justice Mara Greene ruled Friday that the case should proceed after prosecutors gave an overview of their evidence and Hoggard's lawyer agreed it met the threshold for a trial....
21:52, 07/12/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. will go to trial on groping charge; bid to toss case denied Cuba Gooding Jr.'s attempt to get a groping charge dismissed was denied by a Manhattan judge. He will go to trial on Sept. 3.        ...
21:26, 08/08/2019

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid case ahead of trial Endo International on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
17:26, 08/20/2019

Trial begins in case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987 Jurors in Washington state are hearing about the mysterious final days of a young Canadian couple found slain in 1987 — as well as the novel method authorities used to make an arrest three decades later....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. He’ll now be disciplined for disobeying “several direct orders” to wash his face bef...
07:52, 07/04/2019

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner’s killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin with jury selection on Monday. The politically charged case has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking th...
06:52, 06/17/2019

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible....
03:13, 07/16/2019

Kelly Clarkson on From Justin To Kelly: "It was a very miserable time of my life" Kelly Clarkson’s never been shy about deriding 2003's From Justin To Kelly—she told Time in 2015 that she “just want[s] it to go away”—but her return to film with this month’s UglyDolls has her reflecting on just what was so traumatic about the f...
19:52, 05/02/2019

Judge Unseals Records in Jussie Smollett Case A Chicago judge ruled Thursday to make public the arrest records and ultimate case dismissal for Jussie Smollett, the Empire actor embroiled in controversy earlier this year after authorities accused him of faking a racist and homophobic attack on hi...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Shakira appears before Spanish judge in tax fraud case BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Shakira’s public relations firm says the Colombian pop musician has denied any wrongdoing when she testified before a judge as part of an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain. Prosecutors charged the singe...
12:52, 06/06/2019

Judge won't toss Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption case A judge Monday refused to dismiss federal corruption charges against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter or move the trial out of San Diego, saying he found no evidence so far that the California Republican lawmaker cannot get a fair trial here....
07:52, 07/09/2019

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide meningitis outbreak. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns on Friday tossed the conviction of Gr...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Judge Allows Dems' Emoluments Case Against Trump to Go Forward Thanks to a federal judge’s decision on Tuesday, a lawsuit brought by congressional Democrats against President Trump will be allowed to go forward, according to the Wall Street Journal....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Jussie Smollett’s Case File Is Unsealed by Judge A group of media organizations, including The New York Times, asked the court to unseal the records regarding the actor’s case, citing a need for more transparency....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Ethics case dropped against judge over execution protest An Arkansas disciplinary panel has dismissed an ethics case against a judge who faced the possibility of removal from the bench for participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using an execution drug....
00:26, 06/13/2019

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench that helped him in a divorce case he was working privately as a lawyer. New Paltz Justice Jonathan Katz was asked by authorities in late 2017 t...
00:13, 08/13/2019

NC judge dismisses libel case against Project Veritas RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit claiming a North Carolina woman was libeled by a conservative group that produces “sting” videos intended to embarrass liberal organizations and media outfits. U.S. District Jud...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
05:39, 07/04/2019

Sex videos can’t be used in Robert Kraft case, judge rules A Florida judge on Monday forbid prosecutors from using Robert Kraft’s alleged rub-and-tug videos as evidence in his prostitution trial — dealing a major blow to their case against the Patriots owner. Judge Leonard Hanser also ruled that detectives c...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Former judge files new motions in Jussie Smollett case CHICAGO (AP) — A former judge who wants a special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case is back in court with new motions to obtain her goal. Sheila O’Brien on Tuesday filed three motions in Cook County Circuit Court attempting to ge...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Judge suppresses video in Kraft's solicitation case A judge on Monday granted Robert Kraft's motion to suppress video evidence, delivering the New England Patriots owner a huge victory -- and potential derailing the prosecution's case -- as he combats charges of soliciting a prostitute at a Jupiter, F...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Judge considering Missouri abortion clinic license case A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
20:39, 05/30/2019

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed...
14:52, 08/01/2019

Court says it won’t reconsider new trial order for inmate LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won’t reconsider its decision to grant a new trial to an inmate who had been convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death for the killing of his 6-year-old son. The justices on T...
18:39, 05/30/2019

Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trial BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernández is in court for the first in a series of corruption trials. Security agents cordoned off the federal court room in Buenos Aires as Fernández arrived Tuesday. She is ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Closing arguments next in scholar’s murder trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing an international scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois: (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge has set closing arguments ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Lawyer describes Morsi’s collapse during trial CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi spoke for around five minutes during a court app...
19:52, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL's trial The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Prospective jurors in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner include c...
01:13, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL’s trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Prospective jurors in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State p...
23:39, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Trial begins for ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A jury in Southern California has heard opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. He ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Nxivm trial: Keith Raniere found guilty on all counts in sex cult case Jury sided with prosecutors, who said Raniere used blackmail and starvation and to force women into becoming ‘first-line slaves’Keith Raniere, a self-help guru, has been found guilty of presiding over an ultra-secretive society that imprisoned women ...
21:39, 06/19/2019

Both sides in Florida manslaughter trial say video of fatal shooting will prove their case Prosecuting attorney Fred Schaub said convenience store surveillance video showed that Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton as McGlockton was turning away from him....
08:39, 08/22/2019

Central Park Five detective testifies at drug dealer’s cold case trial A retired NYPD detective known for his involvement in the "Central Park Five" case was also the lead investigator on the 1990 murder of drug dealer Juan Deleon — and testified Monday at the alleged killer’s trial....
06:26, 06/11/2019

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in Dec An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case....
04:26, 08/01/2019

U.S. judge hammers Qualcomm in antitrust case, shares sink 13% Qualcomm Inc used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the U.S. trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business....
15:13, 05/22/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore up the firm’s crumbling finances before it filed ...
18:52, 04/28/2019

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Judge orders ex-Mexican minister to be taken into custody in corruption case A Mexican judge ordered former minister Rosario Robles to be taken into custody pending criminal proceedings in a case involving loss to taxpayers, Mexican media reported on Tuesday....
16:39, 08/13/2019

Judge reduces maximum penalty in case against Navy SEAL A Navy SEAL accused of fatally stabbing a wounded prisoner of war caught a break when a military judge, citing alleged spying by prosecutors, reduced the maximum penalty he could face. Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher’s trial, which was set ...
06:13, 06/09/2019

Judge in Bill Cosby Case Disputes Grounds for Appeal Mr. Cosby’s lawyers had challenged his conviction on 11 grounds, including that the judge allowed five additional women to testify. The appeal will proceed in a higher court....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Second judge blocks request to change lawyers in census case A second federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Justice Department's plan to switch up the legal team fighting to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census....
07:52, 07/11/2019

US Cop In Black Man's Death Case Suspended After Judge Calls For Sacking A New York police officer was suspended Friday after a judge recommended that he be sacked for placing a black man in a banned choke hold just before his death five years ago....
07:13, 08/03/2019

UK judge slams Craig Wright’s defamation case against Roger Ver A UK judge has dismissed a defamation case filed by Craig Steven Wright, Bitcoin‘s self-proclaimed creator, against Bitcoin Cash advocate Roger Ver. The case was thrown out of court on grounds that it was “weak,” “lacking in detail,” and “inappropria...
00:26, 08/01/2019

Judge rejects public defender for Avenatti in fraud case SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected attorney Michael Avenatti’s request to be represented by a public defender in a case alleging he stole from clients, cheated on his taxes and committed bank fraud. Judge James Selna denied t...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunte...
07:26, 07/01/2019

Judge rules Democrats can proceed with emoluments case against Trump A federal judge denied a request to dismiss a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by conducting business with foreign governments....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally. The jury told the court Monday afternoon t...
09:00, 06/11/2019

In Huawei Case, Prosecutors Ask Judge to Remove Lead Lawyer In a bank fraud case against the Chinese telecom giant, the government said James M. Cole had a conflict of interest from his time as deputy attorney general....
01:39, 05/11/2019

Judge who presided over notorious ‘kids for cash’ case dies A retired federal judge best known for sending two corrupt judges to prison for their role in a notorious Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal has died. Edwin Kosik was 94. Michael Kosik says his father died Thursday morning at a senior center outsi...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) made the ruling Monday after he and other attorneys ...
02:39, 06/04/2019

Judge rejects motion to dismiss case against Roger Stone A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a motion by political strategist Roger Stone to dismiss charges of lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstructing an investigation....
01:13, 08/02/2019

Judge declares mistrial on remaining counts in Benghazi case WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. judge has declared a mistrial on 15 remaining charges against a Libyan militant who was found guilty last week of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The mistrial in the case of Mustafa al-Imam was decl...
01:52, 06/18/2019

NFL notebook: Judge suppresses video in Kraft's solicitation case A judge on Monday granted Robert Kraft's motion to suppress video evidence, delivering the New England Patriots owner a huge victory -- and potentially derailing the prosecution's case -- as he combats charges of soliciting a prostitute at a Jupiter,...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Manhattan judge denies DOJ’s bid to swap census case lawyers A federal judge in Manhattan has denied the Justice Department’s little-explained effort to swap out the attorneys representing the government in a lawsuit over the Trump administration’s plans to put a citizenship question on the 2020 US...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Judge awards Geoffrey Rush record £1.5m in defamation case Geoffrey Rush is set to receive the largest ever damages payout to a single person in Australia's history following a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist. ...
20:52, 05/23/2019

Richard P. Matsch, 88, Judge in Oklahoma Bombing Case, Is Dead He presided over two trials stemming from the worst act of domestic terrorism, which killed 168 at a federal building, until the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....
23:39, 05/29/2019

Teen From "Good Family" Can't Be Tried As Adult In Rape Case: US Judge The family court judges were in different New Jersey counties, but the question prosecutors asked them was the same: Can we charge these male juveniles as adults on allegations of rape? No, said both......
05:26, 07/04/2019

Judge orders records to be unsealed in case of Scott Warren TUCSON (AP) – A federal judge has ordered the government to unseal text messages between agents involved in the arrest of an Arizona border activist who was tried on charges of immigrant harboring. The judge on Thursday ruled in favor of a coal...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Alleged ‘bike path terrorist’ can’t keep cellphones out of case: judge A judge has denied a bid by the alleged “bike path terrorist” accused of killing eight people in a Halloween 2017 truck attack to exclude evidence gathered from two cellphones he had on him during the attack — one of which was ringing after pol...
05:13, 07/12/2019

US judge lets case against Manafort-linked oligarch stand CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal judge has refused to dismiss bribery charges against a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort. Her 39-page weekend...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies....
11:39, 08/20/2019

Court TV pounds gavel again as all-trial channel is reborn LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court TV is ending its long recess. The channel for legal junkies that thrived during the trial-crazy 1990s comes back from the dead after more than a decade Wednesday amid a true-crime craze that its backers hope will launch it in...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues A court in Armenia has freed the country’s former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago...
20:13, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Texas trial over death of child moves to jury DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Dallas-area man in the death of his 3-year-old daughter (all times local): 1 p.m. A jury in Dallas has begun deliberating whether to sentence a 39-year-old man to life in prison over the 2017 death of his 3-...
21:26, 06/26/2019

US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico’s Nayarit state, judge MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statutes. The department alleged Friday that ex-Gov. Roberto Sandoval Castañeda engaged in corrupt acts su...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Oklahoma judge signs state’s $85M settlement with drugmaker NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A judge in Oklahoma has signed off on the state’s $85 million settlement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceuticals following a squabble between the attorney general and the Legislature and governor over how the deal was struc...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Prosecution in Eddie Gallagher trial rests case, SEAL’s defense blasts investigator The prosecution in the court-martial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher rested its case Tuesday, ending six days of testimony in which SEALs accused one of their own of stabbing to death an ISIS prisoner in Iraq in 2017....
06:26, 06/26/2019

White Collar Watch: Elizabeth Holmes’s Possible Defense in Theranos Case: Put the Government on Trial The defense may claim regulators improperly brought actions against the company for its blood analysis technology when there was nothing improper taking place....
01:00, 05/09/2019

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in December An attorney for a group of 13 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case....
06:52, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in Dec An attorney for a group of 13 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case....
04:26, 08/01/2019

Michigan State great Mateen Cleaves acquitted on all charges in rape trial Mateen Cleaves, the former point guard who led the Spartans to the 2000 NCAA title, found not guilty on all counts stemming from Sept. 2015 incident.       ...
04:13, 08/21/2019

Tommy Robinson contempt hearing: Far right campaigner 'put a child sex ring case in jeopardy by confronting the defendants' Far right campaigner Tommy Robinson put a child sex ring case in jeopardy by "aggressively" confronting the defendants and risking scaring them away from attending the trial, it is alleged....
20:00, 05/14/2019

'Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly' reveals singer's abuse, ugly relationship with Jay-Z “Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly” is written by Jim DeRogatis, the journalist who doggedly pursued Kelly’s story from his early days in Chicago.        ...
06:13, 06/05/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers beg for judge to drop sex abuse case: report A lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. begged a judge on Wednesday to dismiss sexual abuse and forcible touching charges against the star, saying his “life has been put on hold” as a result....
19:13, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies....
00:00, 08/20/2019

NYPD judge says Pantaleo was ‘untruthful’ about Eric Garner chokehold case "[Pantaleo's] use of a chokehold fell so far short of objective reasonableness that this tribunal found it to be reckless — a gross deviation from the standard of conduct established for a New York City police officer," wrote Rosemarie Maldonado....
14:00, 08/19/2019

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender bathroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender bathroom ban was discriminatory. ...
04:39, 08/10/2019

Leaked chats appear to show judge advised prosecutors in Lula case Leaked personal messages published on Saturday by a news website show the judge who led the corruption trial that jailed former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva advised prosecutors to influence public opinion against the leftist leader....
20:26, 06/15/2019

He's the daddy, judge rules on two-year Julio Iglesias paternity case Former ballerina said her son, now 42, was conceived in week-long affair with the pop starA Spanish court has ruled that the pop star Julio Iglesias is the biological father of a 42-year-old man whose mother said she had a brief affair with the singe...
23:39, 07/10/2019

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Judge Throws Out Video Evidence In Robert Kraft's Solicitation Case The Palm Beach County judge overseeing Robert Kraft’s criminal case has said that certain pieces of evidence can be tossed. County Judge Leonard Hanser wrote in his ruling today that video—which police said showed Kraft receiving sex acts he later pa...
03:00, 05/14/2019

A$AP Rocky to be released from custody until Aug. 14 as judge delays verdict in assault case The American rapper A$AP Rocky has been in a detention center next to Stockholm's District Court since July 3.        ...
22:26, 08/02/2019

Judge agrees to fast-track case brought by pro-Remain group Boris Johnson's Brexit plans could face three critical tests in the space of a week next month after a judge agreed to fast-track a case brought by pro-Remain campaigners....
06:00, 08/14/2019

NYPD cop accused in Eric Garner chokehold case should be fired, judge says The New York City cop charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner should be terminated, a judge recommended Friday, though the officer's firing is not yet official....
21:13, 08/02/2019

Judge Napolitano: NYC prosecutor's role in Epstein case 'merits investigation' As President Trump's political opponents call for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign over his handling of a 2008 sex-trafficking case involving financier Jeffrey Epstein, one Democratic figure appears to be avoiding scrutiny, according to Judge An...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of his longtime friend, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday....
04:39, 07/18/2019

W.Va judge denies reduced sentence in elder abuse death case HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has doubled down on the 40-year sentence he gave a man in the fatal beating of an incapacitated 73-year-old man who was under his care. News outlets report Judge Christopher D. Chiles denied 32-year-old ...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Judge in war crimes case against Navy SEAL weighs dismissal motion The judge in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was expected to hear arguments on Thursday on defense motions to dismiss the charges or otherwise remove the lead prosecutor and the judge himself from the cas...
13:13, 05/29/2019

Second judge blocks Justice Dept. bid for new legal team in census case A U.S. judge in Maryland on Wednesday rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census, the second time in two days a federal judge has stymied the government's attempt to bring in new lawyers....
00:39, 07/11/2019

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” act...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Judge rejects 6-month timeout in major Flint water case A judge has rejected a six-month freeze in the involuntary manslaughter case of Michigan's former health director, who is the highest-ranking official charged in the Flint water scandal....
23:52, 05/03/2019

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender restroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender restroom ban was discriminatory. ...
06:13, 08/10/2019

Mexican judge orders former cabinet minister held in corruption case A Mexican judge has ordered former cabinet minister Rosario Robles detained pending criminal proceedings involving the disappearance of public funds, a lawyer for Robles said on Tuesday, in a case hailed by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as pa...
19:15, 08/13/2019

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Judge rejects 6-month suspension in major Flint water case A judge has rejected a six-month freeze in the involuntary manslaughter case of Michigan's former health director, who is the highest-ranking official charged in the Flint water scandal....
23:26, 05/03/2019

In Roundup case, U.S. judge cuts $2 billion verdict against Bayer to $86 million A California judge on Thursday reduced a $2 billion jury verdict, slashing the award for a couple who blamed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup for their cancer to $86.7 million....
04:39, 07/26/2019

Judge orders special prosecutor to re-investigate the Jussie Smollett case Just when you thought it was safe to go back out on the internet without having to think about the Jussie Smollett legal-nonsense clusterfuck ever again: A Chicago-area judge has just decided that, nope, this is what we’re doing with our brains today...
03:52, 06/22/2019

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen — and a federal judge has ordered that previously redacted materials from the case ...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn't crime The former regional vice president of Catalonia's government has told Spain's Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can't be considered a crime....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Court to decide whether prep school grad deserves new trial CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court is expected to decide whether a prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate deserves a new trial over ineffective counsel. Owen Labrie reported to jail in December...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Tarun Tejpal's Trial To Continue, Rape Charges "Serious", Says Top Court The trial against Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, accused of raping a junior colleague, will not be cancelled, the Supreme Court said today, noting that the charges against the senior journalist were......
09:13, 08/19/2019

Cyprus court sets trial for confessed serial killer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot court says an army captain who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will stand trial next week. A district court judge said Friday the 35 year-old suspect will remain in custody until his trial befor...
10:39, 06/21/2019

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial Egypt’s state TV says Mohammed Morsi, the Brotherhood leader who became the country’s first freely elected president and who was ousted by the military after a year in office, died during a court session...
20:52, 06/17/2019

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commis...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison...
11:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Photo of dead militant shown at Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A military prosecutor says a decorated Navy SEAL bragged about killing a teenage Islamic State p...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his sentence....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Charlottesville Confederate Statues Are Protected by State Law, Judge Rules The ruling, part of a slow-moving legal battle, comes nearly two years after a deadly white nationalist rally to protest the removal of one of the statues....
11:39, 05/01/2019

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns whil...
03:13, 08/02/2019

Lori Loughlin keeping 'meticulous records' on college scam case ahead of trial: report Lori Loughlin was once obsessed with getting her daughters into the University of Southern California (USC). Now, the former "Fuller House" star is said to be obsessed with her upcoming trial in the college admissions scandal case, a new report claim...
23:26, 08/22/2019

Judge orders Kraft to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
16:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Judge questions Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing in a lawsuit to block a Mississippi abortion law that bans the procedure after 6 weeks (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is s...
19:52, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Judge won’t find Navy SEAL not guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The judge in the war crimes trial of a decorated Navy SEAL has refused to find him not guilty of...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
03:00, 07/10/2019

Case against Jeffrey Epstein 'getting stronger,' prosecutors say as judge delays bail decision Epstein is accused of sexually exploiting dozens of underage girls from 2002 through 2005 at his New York and Florida residences. He is a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their cancer....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Judge accused of helping shield illegal immigrant has pay restored as case proceeds A Massachusetts judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant evade federal immigration agents waiting to arrest him will be paid while she fights the criminal charges against her, a judicial panel ruled Tuesday. ...
07:39, 08/14/2019

Judge grants mistrial in case of Indiana man Joseph Oberhansley, accused of cannibalism The judge in the Indiana trial of a man accused of raping, murdering and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend's body granted a motion for a mistrial.        ...
11:13, 08/23/2019

Judge dismisses order of protection against Giants’ Kamrin Moore in assault case A New Jersey judge dismissed an order of protection in favor of a woman who accused New York Giants player Kam Moore of cold-cocking her, then stomping on her neck — a sign that the case against the safety may be in trouble. Superior Court Judg...
16:26, 08/15/2019

Justice Dept. Keeps Wiretaps Secret in Flynn Case, Rejecting Judge’s Order The release of transcripts of calls between President Trump’s former adviser and Russia’s ambassador would have provided a highly unusual confirmation of a government secret....
03:13, 06/01/2019

Epstein case: judge agrees to keep documents on 2008 plea deal secret Court grants prosecutors’ request amid concern that releasing materials could hinder investigation of financier’s associatesA judge in New York has granted a request from prosecutors to keep secret documents relating to Jeffrey Epstein’s controversia...
23:00, 07/27/2019

Judge removes lead prosecutor in case against Navy SEAL charged with murder A Navy judge has removed the lead prosecutor in the case against a Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded person and shooting at noncombatants in Iraq, citing potential conflicts of interest over the prosecutor's decision to use an email tracker ...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
04:26, 07/11/2019

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
05:00, 06/18/2019

Contract Put Out To Kill Me, Anna Hazare Tells Court In A Murder Trial Social activist Anna Hazare today told a special CBI court in Mumbai that a contract has been handed out to kill him for speaking out against the corruption in the Terna Sugar Factory in Osmanabad....
14:13, 07/09/2019

French court clears Orange CEO Richard of wrongdoing in fraud trial A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange chief executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, clearing the way for him to remain at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Malaysia court postpones biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB and allegedly involving former prime minister Najib Razak....
10:00, 08/19/2019

Mom walks out of court in Bronx bodega slay trial over bloody footage Calling it mental abuse, the mother of an innocent teen who was chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers at a Bronx bodega walked out of court Thursday rather than endure footage of his harrowing death for a second time ...
06:39, 05/10/2019

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that includes naturalized U.S. citizens....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Arkansas man leaves court trial with juror, flees during sentencing next day, prosecutors say An Arkansas man who was convicted of attempted murder allegedly left court during a recess — in the company of a juror on his case — and later fled during his sentencing, according to prosecutors....
13:52, 08/05/2019

Jeffrey Epstein due in court to request house arrest while awaiting trial Lawyers say home detention, electronic monitoring and bond on his $77m mansion will keep client from fleeing country Jeffrey Epstein, the financier jailed since his arrest earlier this month for the alleged sex trafficking of minors, is due in Manhat...
09:39, 07/15/2019

Bill Cosby attacks his trial judge – again – in new effort to get out of jail on appeal Bill Cosby continues to rage at his fate from his Pennsylvania prison cell, seeking release on bail and attacking his trial judge as racially biased.        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Brother of Algeria's ex-President Bouteflika placed in custody by military judge: state tv An Algerian military judge has placed the youngest brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs in custody, state TV reported, joining a string of businessmen and officials under investigation over corruption ah...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Judge could decide today whether Missouri will be the first state unable to perform abortions The state's last abortion clinic is suing Missouri over its refusal to renew its license. A judge temporarily intervened and could make a ruling Tuesday....
20:39, 06/04/2019

Judge throws out conviction for former Penn State President Graham Spanier A federal judge in Pennsylvania overturned the conviction of former Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier, saying he was tried for child endangerment charges under laws that didn't exist at the time....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Top Court Intervenes As Only 9 Of 14,000 Make It To Civil Judge Interview With only nine candidates making it to the interview level out of the 14,000 aspirants who gave the preliminary examination for post of Civil Judge in Haryana, the Supreme Court on Friday appointed......
22:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:39, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who had passed through other countries without seeking...
14:26, 07/25/2019

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:52, 07/25/2019

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they co...
01:13, 07/04/2019

Prosecutors in Robert Kraft sex spa case appeal judge's video suppression ruling The appeal will be heard by the Palm Beach County Circuit Court and the earliest a decision could be rendered is 110 days, just before NFL Week 1.        ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Kim Foxx, Jussie Smollett case: Judge steps aside, won't make special prosecutor decision The Cook County judge set to decide whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate why charges were dropped against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett stepped aside Friday, saying he would allow another judge rule on the controversial ca...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse....
10:26, 08/20/2019

NJ judge slammed for pointing out accused teen's ‘good family' in rape case: report A New Jersey family court judge was reprimanded by an appeals court panel last month for refusing to try a 16-year-old boy accused of raping an intoxicated girl and sharing video of the alleged assault with friends as an adult because he was “from a ...
11:13, 07/03/2019

Judge in Florida tosses out Robert Kraft spa sex tapes in case against massage parlor workers Palm Beach County Judge Joseph Marx ruled Monday that prosecutors can’t use the surveillance footage video that allegedly shows the 77-year-old New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor, according to a report....
03:13, 05/21/2019

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken pric...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Judge gives U.S. role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday authorized the U.S. government to intervene in a long-running lawsuit in which customers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
18:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that have long handled the 2020 census-related cases....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Jussie Smollett: Still in legal peril after judge affirms special prosecutor to reexamine his case Bad news for Jussie Smollett, Chicago top prosecutor: Judge will not reconsider appointing special prosecutor to probe case, maybe revive charges.        ...
02:52, 08/01/2019

Joshua Boyle trial delayed after Supreme Court ruling on sexual history The Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man acquitted of sexual assault, saying the sexual history of the alleged victim should not have been entered into evidence....
00:26, 07/03/2019

Hapur Victim Asked To Move Trial Court For Supplementary Charge Sheet The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the 2018 Hapur lynching victim to bring to the notice of the trial court the statements of two crucial witnesses recorded by a judicial magistrate....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Judge temporarily blocks New York from giving Trump's state tax returns to Congress The president's lawyers had asked Judge Carl Nichols to stop Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., from "requesting or receiving" Trump's New York state tax returns under that state law, known as the TRUST Act....
08:26, 08/02/2019

Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s most conservative federal appeals courts. The White House on Tuesday announced the nomination of Halil...
02:26, 06/12/2019

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
00:39, 05/29/2019

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
16:39, 08/13/2019

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border wall....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Canada: man acquitted of rape as judge says accuser 'combative' in court Paul Batchelor, 34, found not guilty in two cases in OttawaJudge: ‘Consent can be given without a word being spoken’An accused rapist in Canada has been acquitted in two cases after a judge found one alleged victim to be “combative” on the stand and ...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in the country," and argued that it was written with the intention of going to the Supreme Court....
16:39, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has bloc...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
05:13, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken pric...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s attorney launches #NotMe movement after judge refuses to dismiss sex abuse case A defense lawyer for Cuba Gooding Jr. has launched a #NotMe movement after a Manhattan judge Wednesday denied his request to dismiss the actor’s sex abuse case....
18:39, 08/08/2019

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein bail in child sex trafficking case, citing 'danger' to public Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, had asked a judge to release him on a bond of as high as $100 million or more....
19:13, 07/18/2019

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.        ...
19:26, 06/26/2019

Court hears frantic 911 call in trial of son who allegedly killed Wall Street banker dad An ivy-league educated Manhattan man charged with killing his wealthy father for reducing his $1,000 a week allowance appeared in court on Tuesday for the first day of testimony....
16:52, 05/29/2019

Drama in court as SC mother of 5 slain children sobs during ex-husband's death penalty trial A dramatic scene unfolded in a South Carolina courtroom on Monday where a teary-eyed mother testified at the death penalty trial of her ex-husband, who is charged with killing their five children in a blind rage....
11:52, 05/21/2019

In spite of Trump tweets, Bowe Bergdahl had fair trial, Army court rules A three-judge Army Court of Criminal Appeals panel rejected the argument 2-1 that President Trump’s tweets and public statements interfered with a fair trial for former Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban and held for five years,...
18:13, 07/18/2019

Tommy Robinson trial: EDL founder faces jail after being found guilty of contempt of court Tommy Robinson faces jail after being found in contempt of court by High Court judges for filming defendants in a criminal trial and broadcasting the footage on social media....
19:13, 07/05/2019

Governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed nearly every employee of Eric Greitens staff in Missouri had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
04:13, 07/09/2019

Allahabad High Court Judge Writes To PM Modi On Nepotism In Appointments Allahabad High Court Judge Rang Nath Pandey has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging "nepotism and casteism" in the appointment of judges to High Courts and the Supreme Court....
17:52, 07/03/2019