Proposed legislation would vacate some marijuana convictions  Peninsula Daily NewsBy Emma Scher. WNPA Olympia News Bureau. OLYMPIA — Some convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession might be able to apply to have the crime ...

Prosecutors seek to restore Dr. Dixon's conviction  EverythingLubbock.comThe office of Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney (CDA) filed a petition on Monday to the state's highest criminal court in the Thomas Michael Dixon case.

D.C. doubles down on destructive prison-first policies  The Washington PostThe movement for a more humane criminal-justice system has been gaining ground in cities, states and even the federal government. From Sen. Cory Booker ...

Bid to set aside murder, attempted murder convictions rejected  Indiana LawyerA man who pleaded guilty at age 15 lost his appeal on a motion to set aside his murder and attempted murder convictions when the Indiana Court of Appeals ...

PHC sets aside conviction of two ex-MPAs in fake degree cases  DAWN.comPESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday set aside the conviction of former lawmakers Syed Aqil Shah and Sardar Ali by trial courts and ...

Exoneree band, appearing in Springfield next month, doesnt lack conviction  The State Journal-RegisterThe Defenders of the Innocent keynote speaker isn't really a speaker.It packs a powerful message just the same.The Exoneree Band, a touring group of ...

N17b judgment debt: Appeal Court sets aside conviction of First Bank chiefs  The Nation NewspaperTHE Court of Appeal, Lagos, has set aside the decision of a Federal High Court, Lagos, which convicted the First Bank Plc Chairman, Ibukun.

Oregon Senate Bill 420 Would Erase Outdated Pot Convictions  The Portland MercurySenator Lew Frederick didn't ask for his cannabis-related bill in the Oregon State Legislature to be named Senate Bill 420. No, really, he didn't. “I wish I could ...

PHC sets aside conviction of two alleged militants  The News InternationalPESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Friday set aside the conviction of two persons charged with bombing nine schools and having links with a ...

Exoneree band doesnt lack conviction  The State Journal-RegisterThe Defenders of the Innocent keynote speaker isn't really a speaker.It packs a powerful message just the same.The Exoneree Band, a touring group of ...

Convicted rapist roaming streets in local community  NEWS10 ABCSCHOHARIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Members of a local community are concerned after learning that a convicted rapist is still roaming their streets nearly four months ...

Oregon lawmakers consider bill to expunge some marijuana convictions  KEZI TVAn attorney in Springfield said if passed, the bill could benefit numerous people in the community.

Plains Pipeline Tries to Dodge Felony Conviction for 2015 Oil Spill  Santa Barbara IndependentFifty Years After Santa Barbara'S Worst Oil Spill, Plains Pipeline Tries To Escape The First Felony Conviction For An Oil Spill Off The Refugio Coast.

Wisconsin's juvenile interrogation practices under fire  WKOWMADISON (WKOW) – There's pressure on Wisconsin leaders to consider changing the way juvenile suspects are interrogated. Thousands signed an online ...

Could there be another ‘Innocent Man’ case in an Oklahoma town rocked by scandal?  KFOR Oklahoma CityADA, Okla. - Is there another "Innocent Man" case in Ada, Oklahoma? DNA came back to someone other than the man locked up for the crime, but the district ...

New trial date for Oskaloosa mom whose murder conviction was overturned  ktvo.comAn Oskaloosa, Iowa, woman who had her murder conviction overturned now has a new trial date. The second trial of Alicia Ritenour is set to begin on March 5.

Germany, US seek to set aside spat over natural gas supplies  CityNews CalgaryBERLIN — Germany's economy minister says he's confident the country will soon have two terminals capable of receiving imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas, ...

What's next for No More Deaths after latest convictions of volunteers?  KTAR.comU.S. Magistrate Judge Bernardo Velasco found four No More Deaths volunteers guilty of misdemeanor charges for trespassing on a national wildlife refuge.

Our Say: Leopold's legal strategy shows an utter failure to grasp his abuse  CapitalGazette.comFormer Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold sees a path to redemption through the legal maze, asking the courts to set aside his 2013 conviction for ...

Family frustrated as fight to free man convicted of '92 murder drags on  SILive.comFamily of Foster Thompson expressed their frustration Friday at the Staten Island Courthouse, moments after learning the case to potentially vacate the 1994 ...

Lawyer X Royal Commission Reveals More Informants Were Compromised  10 dailyThe professional roles of six other potential police informers have been revealed by the Royal Commission into Victoria's lawyer X scandal.

Asia Bibi free to leave Pakistan after court dismisses challenge to her acquittal  National Catholic ReporterPakistan's Supreme Court has dismissed a petition by Islamists to overturn the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman previously convicted of blasphemy, ...

REPORT: Pakistani Authorities Stopping Asia Bibi From Leaving Country, Despite Asylum Offer  FaithwireChristian mother Asia Bibi is reportedly being kept from leaving Pakistan, despite a final Supreme Court decision that rejected a […]

Malawi Supreme court frees July 20 "Killer" police officer Lobo  The Maravi PostBLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-The Supreme Court of Appeal has overturned a conviction which the High Court imposed on police officer Stewart Lobo, who was ...

Jury charges Green with manslaughter again - Franklin County Times  Franklin County TimesAfter an 11-day trial, Jason Green of Russellville was found guilty of manslaughter, possession of marijuana second degree and possession of drug ...

New trial ordered for B.C. man previously convicted of violently assaulting psychiatrist  Global NewsA new trial has been ordered for an Okanagan man who was previously convicted of violently assaulting a psychiatrist. On Wednesday, the B.C. Court of Appeal ...

‘El Chapo’ found guilty. The Mexican drug lord faces 'a sentence from which there is no escape'  Los Angeles TimesJoaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo,” was found guilty Tuesday in an international narcotics smuggling trial that marked a triumph for ...

Ex-RCBC exec Deguito seeks reversal of money laundering conviction  GMA NewsFormer Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch manager Maia Deguito has asked a Makati court to set aside her money laundering conviction in ...

Contempt: Appeal Court nullifies First Bank MD, Chairman’s conviction  VanguardTHE Court of Appeal, Lagos Division has nullified the conviction of the Chairman of First Bank Nigeria Plc, Pastor Ibukun Awosika and Managing Director, Dr.

Appeal dismissed for man convicted in 2016 domestic violence case  CTV NewsA judge has dismissed an appeal by a man convicted in a domestic violence case that played out on highways west of Regina in 2016.

'5' or 'S': Firearm conviction overturned on technicality  Bahamas TribuneA MAN'S conviction for having an illegal firearm has been overturned because of the appellate court's uncertainty over whether the serial number of the firearm ...

Meet the ex-federal prosecutor who wants to abolish prisons  QuartzGeorgetown Law professor Paul Butler became a prosecutor to change the criminal system from within. Instead, it changed him.

January 2019 Bid Protest Roundup  LexologyDespite the shutdown that impacted much of the federal government for the month, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) was fully funded and…

Tribal Defenders shares program information | News  Char-Koosta NewsChar-Koosta News. PABLO — Navigating the criminal justice system can be difficult. For individuals rebuilding a life after incarceration, that task can be even ...

The 86th Texas Legislature Is Underway. Here's What Your Elected Officials Are Prioritizing  D MagazineNow that the 86th Texas Legislature is in full swing, our Texas representatives and senators are working on turning their priorities for the session into reality.

Supreme Court of Canada - Appeal dismissed  LexologyOn appeal from a judgment of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal (Richards C.J. And Ottenbreit and Whitmore JJ.A.), 2017 SKCA 32, setting aside the…

Delhi HC seeks govt response on parole plea filed by 1984 anti-Sikh riot convict  DevdiscourseThe Delhi High Court Friday sought response of the AAP government on a plea by Balwan Khokhar, who along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was ...

Abbotsford man appeals conviction, saying he pleaded guilty because he missed a medication dose  Abbotsford NewsAn Abbotsford man applied to appeal his conviction on two assault charges, saying that he pleaded guilty because he was mentally confused after missing a ...

The Five Most Interesting MVP Candidates in the NBA  The RingerThe All-Star break is officially here, which means the MVP race is on. We make the cases for and against the top nominees heading into the season's final ...

Snyder pardoned 'career drunk driver' as term neared end  13WHAM-TVTROY, Mich. (AP) — In his final days in office, Gov. Rick Snyder wiped out the felony drunken-driving conviction of a man who pleaded for a pardon so he could ...

In 2012, Lena Gonzalez (Now A LB Councilwoman Running For A State Senate Seat) Was Charged In OC With Two Misdemeanor DUI Counts; One Dismissed A Month Later, The Other Probation Completed/Case Dismissed Jan. 2019  LBReport.com(Feb. 13, 2019, 9:10 p.m., updated 10:22 p.m.) -- Publicly available records indicate that in August 2012, Lena Gonzalez (who is today LB's 1st dist.

Our Opinion: Even jurors can't silence courthouse critics  The Wilson TimesNorth Carolina's highest court will soon decide whether defendants who believe they were wrongfully convicted have the right to complain to the jurors who sat ...

Man serving 17-year jail term for defilement to be tried afresh  Nairobi NewsA man who was has been serving 17 years jail term for defiling a neighbour's child will go through a retrial. Godfrey Wawire Ngero's appeal was heard and a ...

Perennial presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche dead at 96  13WHAM-TVLyndon LaRouche Jr. , the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has ...

Exclusive: What prison is like for a man hoping judge will toss '94 slay conviction  SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Passing the time in prison was easier for Foster Thompson before a life on the outside seemed possible. Now, in the weeks leading up ...

Dealing with the thought police  The HinduIt is vitally important that the courts remain free of the discourse on 'urban Naxals' and 'anti-nationals'

How to pop your cherry in Việt Nam's stock market  Viet Nam NewsYou're ready to start investing. It might seem like a small step, but years from now you'll look back and realise how meaningful this moment was to your financial ...

Double-killer Jacob Ind gets parole hearing  Colorado Springs GazetteWeeks after receiving a new sentence in a 1992 double-murder that gripped the Pikes Peak region, Jacob Ind has a new shot at freedom — this time before a ...

JNU Sedition Row : Why Charges Against Kanhaiya And Others Will Not Stand?  Live LawThe sedition charge in the 1200-pages chargesheet in the JNU case is based only on the allegations of anti-national sloganeering.

Conviction overturned for lack of evidence  New Era LiveWINDHOEK – The judgment of a man convicted of housebreaking with intent to steal and theft at the Outapi Magistrates' Court was overturned and his four-year ...

Government shutdown aside, Ford’s Theatre stays open and percolates with a multiethnic ‘Twelve Angry Men’  The Washington PostAttempts will be made to see Ford's Theatre's spirited if politically safe revival of “Twelve Angry Men” through the prism of life in the land of the free and the home ...

4 Jailed In Gujarat Riots Get Bail; Top Court Says "Conviction Debatable"  NDTV NewsFour convicts in the Naroda Patiya case, which describes one of the worst massacres in the 2002 Gujarat riots, have been granted bail by the Supreme Court, ...

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This is why AI has yet to reshape most businesses  MIT Technology ReviewFor many companies, deploying AI is slower and more expensive than it might seem.

Shock new claims over woman's 'tragic' murder conviction  9news.com.auThere was no body, no weapon, no motive and no eyewitnesses the night Bob Chappell went missing from the Fo...

WV MetroNews Senate Judiciary approves amendment resolution prohibiting impeachment interference  West Virginia MetroNewsCHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Senate Judiciary Committee resumed and completed on Tuesday its work on a proposed constitutional amendment to prohibit any ...

Topeka mans 2013 murder conviction set aside, will get new trial  The Topeka Capital-JournalA Topeka man will get a new trial after a Shawnee County district judge ruled his attorney's performance was deficient in one area.William P. Spangler, 27, was ...

VK Lingam fails to set aside conviction, sentence for contempt  Free Malaysia TodayPUTRAJAYA: Former lawyer VK Lingam today failed to set aside his six-month jail term for contempt of court for citing plagiarism in a 2012 Federal Court ...

Military court sets aside sex abuse conviction of Air Guardsman  Dayton Daily NewsThe Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals has set aside a conviction and sentencing of an Ohio Air National Guardsman who had been found guilty of a charge of ...

Testimony begins in Haines City double-murder trial; Michael Gordon is accused of vicious stabbing deaths of Polk mother Patricia Moran, daughter Deborah Royal  The LedgerOpening statements held in the trial of Michael Anthony Gordon for the brutal January 2015 stabbing deaths of Patricia Moran and Deborah Royal.

New York man Valentino Dixon walks out of prison after 1991 murder conviction overturned thanks in part to golfing community  NBCNews.comValentino Dixon — a New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine — was set free this ...

Former Sycamore man wants judge to set aside predatory sex assault conviction  DeKalb Daily ChronicleSYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge said Monday that it will be October before he can rule on whether a man convicted of assaulting a child with Asperger's ...

Orland Square Mall shooting on King Day wreaked terror and shame  Chicago Sun-TimesIn the '60s, young black men saw each other as brothers. Today, too many young black males see each other as the enemy. Where did the love go?

Murder Conviction of Steven Mark Chaney Set Aside 25 Years Later  WBAP News/TalkDALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The man convicted of murder in the 1987 death of a Dallas couple is cleared after spending 25 years in prison. Wednesday, the Texas ...

Cannabis industry must take on enforcement inequities to increase diversity, panel says  Columbus Business FirstMaking cannabis industry employment more diverse requires grappling with decades of inequitable enforcement on a product that's still federally illegal, said a ...

2 rape convictions set aside in St. Charles County after police find evidence 'victim was untruthful'  STLtoday.comOfficials became concerned about truthfulness of statements after alleged victim accused someone in a new case.

Schauer receives attorney in bid to set aside conviction; Calderas to make court appearance today  Houston HeraldA teenager sent to prison for her role in the brutal death of another teen last year has an attorney as she attempts to set aside her conviction.

Seattle will vacate more than 500 convictions for marijuana possession, saying they unfairly impact people of color  CNNAll seven judges on the city's municipal court agreed this week to vacate convictions from 1996 to 2010 for misdemeanor marijuana possession.

Nebraska Legislature Day 46: Governor vetoes criminal conviction set-aside bill  Lincoln Journal StarGov. Pete Ricketts issued his first veto of the session Wednesday, rejecting a bill (LB350) that would allow a person convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, with a ...

Liberia: creeping under the weight of lies and deception: a note to one Amara M. Konneh  The African ExponentPolitics must be lubricated with the sense of national consciousness, patriotism and public spiritedness.

No money for wrongly convicted man in prison for 4 years  Detroit Free PressA man who spent nearly four years in prison until his first-degree murder conviction was thrown out won't get money set aside for the wrongly convicted, the ...

Defense asks Rensselaer County judge to vacate conviction in 32-year-old arson case  Times Union TROY – A Rensselaer County State Supreme Court justice is expected to rule from the bench Thursday on defense motions to vacate the July murder and arson ...

Humboldt Broncos team bus hit semi running stop sign  Global NewsA sentencing hearing is underway in Melfort, Sask., for the semi-truck driver who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Free SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher…and Others  Canada Free PressBy Jim ONeill —— Bio and Archives--February 13, 2019. Cover Story | Comments | Print Friendly | Subscribe | Email Us. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to ...

Elliott Abrams Isn't Going to Bring “Democracy” to Venezuela  The InterceptOn December 11, 1981 in El Salvador, a Salvadoran military unit created and trained by the U.S. Army began slaughtering everyone they could find in a remote ...

Police union: Report finds former death row inmate Alfred Brown 'actually innocent'  ChronSpecial prosecutor John Raley has completed a report finding ex-death row prisoner Alfred Dewayne Brown "actually innocent," according to current and former ...

Bill Clinton acquittal: Echoes of a sex scandal 20 years on  BBC NewsThe paradox of the Bill Clinton impeachment saga was that it made it easier for Donald Trump to become president and harder for his wife, Hillary. Twenty years ...

Serial robbers jailed for 53 years – Nehanda Radio  Nehanda RadioSix serial robbers who pounced on a Mozambican family and stole property worth more than R2 million have been slapped with a combined jail term of 53 years ...

Wrongly Convicted New York Inmate-Artist Is Freed With Students' Help  NBC4 WashingtonA New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities ...

New Trial for Oskaloosa Mom Convicted of Daughter’s 2014 Murder  WHO TV Des MoinesMAHASKA COUNTY, Iowa – An Oskaloosa mom serving life in prison for the murder of her daughter will get a new trial after a district judge set aside the original ...

Conviction for Man Accused of Killing SIU Student is Vacated  NBC ChicagoThe conviction for a man found guilty in the 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University student has been vacated by a judge.

Peshawar High Court sets aside sentences of 74 convicted by military court  DAWN.comThe Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday set aside the punishments awarded to 74 convicts by military courts in various cases of terrorism. Accepting their ...

Steve Braunias on the Malcolm Rewa trial: A deadly serious case with elements of farce  New Zealand HeraldCOMMENT: Steve Braunias on a week in court at the murder trial of Malcolm Rewa.

SNC-Lavalin shares hit 10-year low after warning profits will be even thinner  CTV NewsSNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has slashed its profit forecast again due to problems at a Chilean mining project, plunging its share price to a 10-year low as the ...

PHC sets aside sentences of 74 military court convicts  The Express TribunePESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday set aside convictions of 74 persons convicted by the military court in terrorism charges including ...

Senate Creates Commission to Study Ways of Preventing Wrongful Convictions  NJ SpotlightAssembly has yet to take vote on bill that would give new body 18 months to report on securing justice for innocent people in state prisons.

VK Lingam fails to set aside contempt of court conviction - Nation  The Star OnlinePUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Former lawyer Datuk V.K. Lingam failed in his bid to set aside his six-month jail sentence and conviction for contempt of court.

Free legal advice at Evansville church event on expunging convictions  Evansville Courier & PressEVANSVILLE, Ind. — People who want help getting a criminal conviction off their record can get free legal advice at a Memorial Baptist Church event this ...

WV MetroNews Blankenship, now a Senate candidate, wants his conviction set aside  West Virginia MetroNewsCHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lawyers for former coal executive Don Blankenship, now a candidate for U.S. Senate, have filed a motion to vacate his 2015 ...

Bitcoin Eyes Minor Price Bounce But Bear Trend Intact  CoinDeskBitcoin's minor recovery rally from six-week lows could be extended further to levels above $3,500 as back-to-back long-tailed daily candles are indicating a lack ...

Sean Kirst: Wrongfully convicted man keeps promise to P.I. who helped set him free  Buffalo NewsDuring his years at Attica for a murder he did not commit, Valentino Dixon felt special gratitude to a private eye who believed his story and encouraged him to…

Expungement law sought by criminal justice reformers  Arizona Mirror*Fresh* out of prison, where he'd just finished a year-and-a-half stint in prison for stealing a relative's car, Adam Rose walked into a Starbucks inside a grocery ...

LILLEY: Liberals look to downplay SNC-Lavalin affair  Toronto SunMaybe Justin Trudeau simply experienced the discussions differently than Jody Wilson-Raybould.That could be the prime minister's next line of defence, after all ...

David Speers: Why the political winds shifted this week  Daily TelegraphThis may explain the events that followed when an almighty wind storm swept into Canberra on Tuesday; the first day of parliament for the year. As the towering ...

How Rakuten Is Leaving Its Mark on Steph Curry's Underrated Tour  Front Office SportsRakuten teamed up with Steph Curry to provide funding for the Underrated Tour, which offers support for high school players trying to improve their game.

Former Muskingum University student convicted of killing her own baby gets new hearing  Zanesville Times RecorderThe Fifth District Court of Appeals reversed a decision by Judge Mark Fleegle. Fleegle had denied a hearing on a petition by Emile Weaver to have her sentence ...