Appeals Court Affirms Bergdahl Conviction, Finds No Unlawful Command Influence  Military.comThe Army Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the guilty plea and sentence for former Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, finding that President Donald Trump's comments ...

Curtis Flowers murder conviction is overturned. Supreme Court cites bias against black defendant in Mississipp  Los Angeles TimesThe Supreme Court on Friday overturned the murder conviction of a black defendant from Mississippi.

ICJ orders Pakistan to allow India access to 'spy' Jadhav  Al Jazeera EnglishBoth sides claim 'victory' as court upholds India's demand for consular access but denies request to dismiss case.

How Genetic Genealogy Helped Christopher Tapp's Wrongful Conviction Case in Idaho  The Marshall ProjectOn Wednesday, an Idaho judge dismissed all charges against Christopher Tapp, who was wrongfully convicted in the 1996 rape and murder of 18-year-old ...

Defense in murder case asks for conviction reversal  NewsdayAnother murder case tried by a disgraced former Suffolk homicide prosecutor will soon be the subject of legal proceedings that could result in the reversal of a ...

Perjured testimony leads to early prison release for alleged Flint gang member  MLive.comFLINT, MI -- An alleged Merrill Hood gang member convicted of assault with intent to murder in a September 2004 shooting at a Mt. Morris Township hotel ...

Madras HC sets aside conviction, life sentence awarded to autorickshaw driver in murder case  The New Indian ExpressHolding that the prosecution failed to prove the charges against Edward beyond doubt, the judges allowed the appeal.

Nomura pays $26.5 million to settle U.S. charges over traders' lies about bond prices  ReutersNomura Holdings Inc will pay $26.5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it failed to properly supervise five former traders ...

What you missed this week in notable North Iowa crimes and court cases  Mason City Globe GazetteThis week's local crime and court updates from Globe Gazette.

Tapp expected to be exonerated today  Post RegisterAfter more than two decades with a murder conviction hanging over his name, Christopher Tapp is expected to be exonerated for the murder of Angie Dodge ...

Texas Court Rejects Once-Suspended Doctor's Lawsuit Over Reporting of the Suspension  ReasonDr. Calvin Day had claimed that describing his suspension as based on "unprofessional conduct" was libelous. (He had also earlier sought to get dismissed ...

U.S. House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump  Yahoo NewsThe U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for ...

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence  CNNFederal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and ...

Bio-Med defendant freed from prison in Savannah 2006 Medicaid fraud conviction  Savannah Morning NewsA Florida man convicted in 2006 in a massive Medicaid fraud case left custody in April after a federal appeals court threw out 53 racketeering counts - but let ...

Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law  NORML BlogDemocratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. The measure establishes ...

Man to serve 20 years in slaying of his grandfather  YourGV.comJudge Kimberley S. White imposed a jury's verdict Friday in Halifax County Circuit Court that sentenced Journy Lee Snead to 20 years in prison for the ...

For Pak, Jadhav verdict face-saver, opportunity  The Asian AgeThe International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered its judgment on July 17 in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Before coming to the possibilities that the judgment ...

On eve of sentencing, convicted man calls out controversial Philly judge set to decide his fate  PhillyVoice.comA 32-year-old man calls out cops for an illegal search, and a judge for letting it slide, on the eve of his sentencing on a weapons-possession charge in a ...

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants  ReutersPolice do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin ...

Retired investigator says DA should reopen 46-year-old rape case  FOX 5 AtlantaThe Clayton County District Attorney's office said a decision will come soon on whether to reopen a 46-year-old rape case now that DNA indicated they ...

Supreme Court of Canada - July 2019  LexologyThis litigation is between the applicant, Resolute FP Canada Inc. (“Resolute”), and the Respondents, Hydro‑Québec and Gatineau Power ...

Pakistan's court removes judge who convicted ex-premier  Anadolu AgencyPurported video that surfaced last week showed judge of accountability court confessing to have been 'blackmailed' - Anadolu Agency.

Appeals court reverses conviction of Bluffton doctor  Lima OhioLIMA — The Third District Court of Appeals on Monday issued a ruling overturning the conviction of a Bluffton doctor last year in Lima Municipal Cour.

Opinion: What the Arizona Legislature Has Taken From Us  Prescott eNewsIn Arizona we have seen the decline of liberty. A “highlight” of Arizona's 2019 legislative session rolls back foundational protections. In our legal system, we ...

Appeals court grants convicted robber Powell new trial  Temple Daily TelegramGeorge Powell, convicted in 2008 of a Killeen aggravated robbery, will be brought back to Bell County for a new trial after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ...

Legal Malfeasance & the Central Park Five  CommonwealThe case of the Central Park Five shows that the legal profession needs reform. It must do more to hold itself accountable when it reaches provably unjust ...

3rd Circ. Rejects Law Firm's Bid to Set Aside $15M of Client's Bankruptcy Payouts for Attorney Fees | Delaware Law Weekly  Law.comA federal appeals court has denied a Wilmington law firm's request to stop the flow of settlement money from a body armor company's bankruptcy so that the firm ...

El Chapo: US prosecutors want Mexican drug lord to forfeit $12.7bn following conviction  Yahoo NewsUS prosecutors are seeking to recover $12.7bn (£10.1bn) from the Mexican drug lord El Chapo following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking ...

‘I have to relive it again’: 30 years later, Minn. woman to face the man who sexually assaulted her  St. Paul Pioneer PressPELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Amy Fredrickson's 9-year-old son ran up to her with a letter last month as she walked into their home. She opened it, read the first ...

Defense argues for minimum sentence for Tucker  Daily SentinelPOMEROY — The newly retained counsel for former probation and correction officer Larry Tucker has filed his sentencing recommendation in the case.Lar.

The man who raped her is asking for a pardon. This Minnesota survivor wants answers  Grand Forks HeraldThe sexual assault survivor said she'll press the state to change the way it handles victims as part of the pardons process. Written By: Dana Ferguson | Jun 21st ...

Renowned forensic scientist’s testimony comes under question  Washington PostRenowned forensic scientist Henry Lee is defending work he did three decades ago.

What can attract conviction under Section 498A of IPC? SC answers  Bar & BenchThe SC held that wilful conduct that drives a woman to commit suicide or demand for dowry, both could attract conviction under Section 498A of the IPC.

Male stripper who performed lap dance on woman gets new sex assault trial  Toronto StarIn quashing the conviction against Damir Cepic, the Court of Appeal said the trial judge relied on stereotypes of how women behave.

Baker has conviction for smacking son set aside, fined $250 instead  Brisbane TimesA regional Queensland baker who was given a year-long sentence for smacking his son on the thigh, has won an appeal to set aside his conviction and will ...

Calcutta HC Sets Aside Conviction Of Alleged Maoists For Sedition After 13 Years [Read Judgment]  Live LawThe Calcutta High Court has set aside the conviction of three alleged Maoists, thirteen years after they were sentenced to life imprisonment by trial court on ...

New DNA testing gives GA man best evidence yet to show he's not a rapist  FOX 5 AtlantaScience may help a Georgia man finally resolve something that's taken 46 years to prove: he is not a rapist.

Rape And Murder Of 5 Year Old Girl: SC Sets Aside Death Penalty; Sentences Accused To 25Yrs Imprisonment...  Live LawThe Supreme Court recently commuted the death sentence awarded to a man accused of rape and murder of a minor girl of age five years.Initially, the Trial ...

Suaram: Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold Fahmi Reza’s conviction disappointing  Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — Suaram executive director Sevan Doraisamy today expressed disappointment over the Court of Appeal's decision to uphold graphic ...

Singaporean sues for wrongful conviction, inhumane treatment  Free Malaysia TodayChurch worker files criminal motion in the High Court to set aside conviction for immigration offences.

U.S. wants convicted drug kingpin 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7B  CBC NewsU.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion US following his ...

Malawian beats drug charge after prosecutors fail to challenge claim she mistakenly took bag with 1.8kg of meth  Malay MailPUTRAJAYA, July 17 — After six years in prison, a Malawian woman was set free by the Federal Court today on a charge of trafficking 1775.4g of ...

SC may consider ordering retrial of Nawaz’s case: CJP  DAWN.comISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa observed on Tuesday that the Supreme Court might consider ordering re-trial of the Al-Azizia reference ...

Fahmi Reza fails to strike out conviction for publishing Najib caricature  Malay MailPUTRAJAYA, July 5 — Graphic designer Mohd Fahmi Reza Mohd Zarin failed in his bid to set aside his conviction for uploading an offensive caricature image of ...

Supreme Judicial Court upholds 2017 conviction of Sam Wassilie for making secret videos in Berkshire County restroom  MassLive.comThe court also ordered a new trial against Wassilie on 3 charges that were wrongly dismissed in the 2017 trial because of an error in interpretation of the state's ...

US man who killed Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying has swift conviction  South China Morning PostDefendant, who raped, stabbed and beheaded Zhang, faces death sentence as trial proceeds to penalty phase.

Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal, convicted in murder case, dies in Chennai hospital  The New Indian ExpressPolice sources said Rajagopal was admitted in a hospital at Vadapalani where he died around 1O.3O am in Thursday morning.

Judge keeps Jeffrey Epstein in N.Y. jail as prosecutors build on sex trafficking case  Fairfield Daily RepublicWealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will have to wait out a sex trafficking trial from a jail cell after a federal judge in New York ruled Thursday against his request ...

Alaska Supreme Court shows contempt for law | Community Perspectives  Fairbanks Daily News-MinerChief Justice John Roberts stated, “My job is to call balls and strikes and not to pitch or bat.” Nevertheless, Alaska's own high court rejected that principle in favor ...

What Happened to Chappaquiddick After the Ted Kennedy Incident  EsquireTed Kennedy drove his car into a pond on July 18, 1969, and his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, died. A few years later Esquire revisited the scene.

St. Paul resident upset over homeless encampment threatened to hunt, kill city staffer, charges say  St. Paul Pioneer PressA St. Paul man declared “all-out war” against a policy adviser in the mayor's office when the city failed to remove a homeless encampment near his home, ...

Rape victim jailed for 30 years after stillbirth begins new trial in El Salvador  Yahoo NewsA teenage rape victim in El Salvador who spent nearly three years in jail for murder following a stillbirth has appeared in court for a retrial.Evelyn Beatriz ...

Man died of drugs overdose 17 years after being jailed for Edinburgh rape he didn't commit  The ScotsmanA man has died of a drugs overdose 17 years after being jailed for an Edinburgh rape he did not commit, an inquest heard. Desmond Dinnell's aunt Angie told a ...

Middle Israel: The three faces of Israeli secularism  The Jerusalem Post'They teach evolution everywhere in the world,” noted Shulamit Aloni, an objective observation that would have cost her nothing had she not added: “Only here ...

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Who Led Liberal Wing, Dies at 99  The New York TimesOn the Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens transformed from a Republican antitrust lawyer into the leader of the court's liberal wing.

Man arrested for DUI after crashing electric scooter into Kansas City...  KAKEPolice in Kansas City say a 47-year-old man on an electric scooter was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after crashing into a police car.

Clarence Thomas's Unprecedented America  The New RepublicThe Justice has always shown a disregard for precedent, but with a shift in Supreme Court personnel, undoing progress could be the law of the land.

How To Analyzing And Reprogramming Subconscious mind?  Thrive GlobalYour intuitive personality has huge power in controlling your background — from the kinds of nourishment you eat to the moves you make every day, the degree ...

Alex Acosta Resigns as Secretary of Labor in Shadow of Epstein Case  Courthouse News Service(CN) — On the heels of a press conference where he defended his prosecution of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, Alexander Acosta stepped down Friday ...

China bashers can't dictate US policy  Global TimesWe hope it is not the “miscellaneous troop” which is always making waves. The US needs politicians and academics with a broader strategic vision and greater ...

Your Ward News editor blames his lawyer and "Marxists" for hate speech conviction  NOW MagazineFor a man facing jail time for the wilful promotion of hate, Your Ward News (YWN) editor James Sears looked positively cheerful when he arrived at College Park ...

Jeffrey Epstein's attorneys propose home detention at his $77 million mansion ahead of bail hearing  CNNLawyers for Jeffrey Epstein proposed a bail package on Thursday that would allow the multimillionaire alleged sex trafficker to remain out of jail pending trial and ...

Rogersville attorney publicly censured by state's Supreme Court  TherogersvillereviewNASHVILLE — On July 10, 2019, Gerald Todd Eidson, a Tennessee licensed attorney, from Rogersville, was publicly censured by the Supreme Court of ...

Could the Apollo 11 moon landing be duplicated today? ‘Lots of luck with that’  Los Angeles TimesMany of those involved in the Apollo 11 lunar landing on July 20, 1969, say they doubt that it could be duplicated today.

Violence against Christians and the waning of reason  Long Island CatholicThere were more Christian martyrs in the twentieth century than in all of the previous nineteen centuries combined. Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and many of their ...

Madras High Court suspends one-year jail term awarded to Vaiko  The HinduOn July 5, 2019, a special court found him guilty under IPC section 124 A (sedition) and sentenced him to undergo simple imprisonment for a year.

New Mexico Supreme Court Vacates Death Sentences Of The Last Inmates On Death Row  Los Alamos Daily PostSANTA FE ― The State Supreme Court has set aside the death sentences of the only inmates awaiting execution in New Mexico, concluding that their ...

Thieves use USPS "Informed Delivery" to monitor your mail  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo NewsCOLORADO SPRINGS — We recently showed you all the ways crooks are looking to steal your mail and ultimately your identity. Now, News5 Investigates has ...

Convicted fraudster Bongo Nombiba’s budget vote challenged  HeraldLIVEWhen convicted fraudster Bongo Nombiba voted to pass the Nelson Mandela Bay budget, he was no longer a councillor and therefore not eligible to raise his ...

ICJ judgment in Jadhav Case: Takeaways for Pakistan  Global Village spaceIndia called it Pakistan's victimization of its innocent national, Kulbhushan Jadhav in ICJ. Pakistan called it the arrest and conviction of.

Liberty Has Lost Its Protection  Foreign Policy JournalOver the course of my lifetime there has been a fundamental shift in the attitude of the judiciary toward Constitutional rights. I remember when guarding against ...

Oregon lawmakers allow clearing of old marijuana convictions  KTVZSALEM, Ore. (AP) - Those with outdated marijuana convictions will be able to have their records expunged faster under an Oregon bill approved by the House.

Op-Ed | Is Tribal Hunting Coming To Yellowstone National Park?  National Parks TravelerEditor's note: The following column comes from Frank Buono, a former National Park *Service* assistant superintendent who has kept atop issues involving the ...

Walmart Pays $282 Million to Settle Federal Foreign Bribery Case  FortuneWalmart Inc. has agreed to pay $282 million in penalties and a Brazilian unit admitted to violating a U.S. anti-bribery law, providing a relatively subdued ending ...

Being busy doesn't mean you're being productive  WV NewsThere you are — busy, busy, busy. Making your “to-do” lists. Talking about that new project.

2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff  WNWO NBC 24ATLANTA (AP) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives ...

Making A Murderer lawyers slam Brendan Dassey appeal shambles  Metro.co.ukMaking a Murderer lawyers Dean Strang and Jerry Buting have slammed the Wisconsin courts for 'failing' Brendan Dassey with his ever complicated appeal.

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 ...

KLAVAN: Just How Sick Is Our Culture Anyway?  The Daily WireAbout two weeks ago, O.J. Simpson tweeted a video tribute to Michael Jackson. The athlete who escaped conviction for the brutal slaughter of his ex-wife and ...

With sandwiches on hand, Texas Gov. Abbott publicly signs 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law  WNWO NBC 24AUSTIN (CBS AUSTIN) - The so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill is now officially law in Texas. Though he signed the bill last month, Governor Greg Abbott held a ...

Soldiers Want Their Conviction To Be Invalidated  Foroyaa onlineEight soldiers who were charged and convicted for treason, mutiny and other crimes have appealed before the Gambia Court of Appeal and want their ...

Blockstack Prepares For Its True Test Following SEC Approval To Raise $28 Million On A Blockchain  ForbesBlockstack made history by becoming the first blockchain company to receive SEC approval for a Reg A+ digital token offering. However, the hard work for the ...

Acosta’s Sweetheart Deal Likely to Foreclose Epstein’s SDNY Prosecution  National ReviewUnfortunate as it seems, the plea bargain Jeffrey Epstein signed in 2007 almost certainly prevents him from being prosecuted again for the same crimes.

Raymond James upgrades Apple stock to $250 on 2020 iPhone promise  AppleInsiderApple's use of a 5G modem in the 2020 iPhone could trigger high sales for the smartphone generation, Raymond James suggested while upgrading their rating ...

Netanyahu makes history as Israel's longest-serving leader  The Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) — As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political ...

From the archives: Judge tosses Central Park 5 convictions  amNewYorkAfter 12 years, a judge tossed the Central Park 5 verdicts following a serial rapist's confession and the discovery of DNA evidence linking him to the crime.

A New Race to The Bottom Buoying Markets  FX EmpireIt's hard not to focus on the communication faux-pas from the New York Fed, but it seems too important to avoid. I flagged NY Fed president, John Williams, ...

Shrinking rights?  The News InternationalAsif Zardari has been arrested. Nawaz Sharif is serving out his jail term pending appeal hearings. NAB has arrested opposition leader Punjab Assembly Hamza ...

Ian Cultrona asks judge to set aside felonious assault convictions  New Philadelphia Times ReporterNEW PHILADELPHIA The lawyer for a man convicted of multiple charges as the result of a Dec. 5 shooting near Newcomerstown has asked the judge in the ...

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime ReportAt least 36 states permit adults with criminal convictions to have their records sealed or expunged, but does “wiping the slate clean” actually produce better ...

New milestone set to seal Netanyahu's legacy  The Japan NewsJERUSALEM (AP) — As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political ...

Supreme Court appears set to overturn Mississippi murder case based on racial bias  Los Angeles TimesThe Supreme Court justices sounded ready on Wednesday to overturn a Mississippi murder conviction because of racial bias in selecting jurors. It marked the ...

A Racial Pattern So Obvious, Even the Supreme Court Might See It  The AtlanticFlowers v. Mississippi reveals a rickety American legal system.

They were wrongfully convicted, freed from prison. California treats them as guilty anyway  Los Angeles TimesDespite courts overturning their convictions, some exonerated people in California are denied restitution by the state because they can't prove innocence.

Autistic people — When autistic people commit sexual crimes  SpectrumMany autistic people who are first-time sex offenders may not understand the laws they break. How should their crimes be treated?

Law that could free accomplices of murder ruled unconstitutional by SLO judge  San Luis Obispo TribuneA San Luis Obispo judge has ruled that a new law that could free hundreds of people convicted of murders they didn't personally commit flies in the face of past ...

The biggest beneficiary of the Car Wash leaks is Jair Bolsonaro  The Brazilian ReportThe left believes the ongoing Car Wash leaks are the silver bullet to Jair Bolsonaro's image. But the scandal may actually serve him politically.

Convicted drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman seeks new trial  ReutersLawyers for Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican crime lord known as El Chapo, on Tuesday said his drug smuggling conviction should be set aside and a new trial ...

With his murder conviction overturned, Mark Carver walks out of Gaston County jail  Raleigh News & ObserverMark Carver's conviction for the murder of UNC Charlotte student and Chapel Hill High School graduate Ira Yarmolenko was overturned by a judge. He walked ...

Police breath-testing inside people's homes, Dunedin lawyer says  RNZThe police are flouting the rules on breath testing, carrying out tests in people's homes to catch them out sometimes up to two hours after they were last seen ...