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 ...

King County prosecutors help cut “breathtaking” prison sentence  KUOW News and InformationIn January, King County prosecutors asked a judge to reduce a woman's 40-year prison sentence that she received in the '90s, calling it shocking and excessive ...

El Chapo's attorneys believe jurors ignored the judge's instructions. Now they want to question all of them  CNNJoaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's attorneys filed a motion Tuesday asking the court to review possible misconduct in light of a report that some jurors violated the ...

Feds seek $26.4M from cancer doc Farid Fata, who says he was duped into pleading guilty  Detroit Free PressConvicted cancer doctor Farid Fata, who is serving a 45-year prison sentence for intentionally misdiagnosing patients with cancer and pumping them with ...

S2 E13: Oral Arguments | In the Dark  APM ReportsAfter nearly nine years of appeals of his sixth trial, Curtis Flowers finally had his case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue was whether DA Doug ...

Judge Grants Dismissal of Case After Charges Set Aside  U.S. News & World ReportRUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the case against a Kentucky man whose conviction in a fire that killed his young son was set aside.

Supreme Court appears set to overturn Mississippi murder case based on racial bias  Los Angeles TimesCurtis Flowers, a black man convicted of murdering four people in a small Mississippi town, says he was a victim of racial bias by a prosecutor who tried him six ...

Attorney seeks pardon for Laurie Bembenek murder conviction  Star TribuneThe attorney for Laurie "Bambi" Bembenek, Wisconsin's most famous runaway fugitive who insisted until her death in 2010 that she did not kill her husband's ...

Convicted drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman asks U.S. judge for new trial  The Globe and MailLawyers 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 ...

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

CASE DISMISSED FOR KY MAN CONVICTED IN ARSON CASE THAT KILLED HIS SON  WCLURUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the case against a Kentucky man whose conviction in a fire that killed his young son was set aside.

Attorney seeks pardon for Laurie 'Bambi' Bembenek murder conviction  Madison.comThe attorney for Laurie “Bambi” Bembenek, Wisconsin's most famous runaway fugitive, who insisted until her death in 2010 that she did not kill her husband's ...

How a 1937 mafia hit led to the wrongful conviction that inspired Gov. Gavin Newsom to end the death penalty in California  Washington PostThe story begins in a smoke-filled beer parlor in October 1937, when a woman stood up to put a coin in the jukebox half past midnight. That was the moment two ...

Pilot Rock man seeks appeal of sex crime conviction  East OregonianA Pilot Rock resident who began serving prison time in February for sexual abuse wants the Oregon Court of Appeals to look at his case.

Prosecuterix Was In The Habit Of Implicating People: SC Sets Aside Concurrent Conviction In A Rape Case [Read Judgment]  Live Law'Similar type of complaints were being made in past by the complainant against other persons also and such complaints were later found false'

Ask the Lawyer: Can employer ask about criminal conviction?  New Baltimore Voice NewspapersQ: I recently applied for a job that seemed to be a perfect fit — I had every qualification listed — but I wasn't even invited for a first interview.

HC poser to EC over bypoll after stay on MLA’s conviction  Ahmedabad MirrorCourt asks EC why it declared bypoll to Talala assembly seat despite stay on conviction of sitting Cong MLA Bhagvan Barad.

State: No errors made in Lewis, WV, conviction of Lunsford Conaway in death of 3-year-old Aliayah Lunsford  WV NewsCHARLESTON — Purported mistakes in the trial of a former Lewis County woman convicted of murder in the alleged 2011 homicide of her toddler daughter ...

seeks to unseal John Doe v. United States court records  Reporters Committee for Freedom of the PressThe Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed a motion to intervene and unseal court documents in John Doe v. United States, a sealed criminal case ...

Seventeen years after guilty sentence, SC acquits man convicted of Rape  Bar & BenchThe SC acquitted a man accused of rape nearly seventeen years after he was sentenced to undergo seven years' rigorous imprisonment for his alleged crime.

Suspended Lafayette City Marshal moves to dismiss his felony conviction  KATC Lafayette NewsWith his sentencing hearing only weeks away, suspended Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope and his attorney Brett Grayson have filed a motion for acquittal for ...

Man accused in Spokane rape also convicted in Air Force sexual assaults  KXLY SpokaneA man arrested in Spokane last week for raping a woman he met on an online dating site has a history of accusations of similar assaults while serving in the ...

FIRST-PERSON: Laws aren't for picking & choosing  BP NewsPondering California Gov. Gavin's Newsom's selectiveness in which laws he will enforce, Jeff Iorg notes that 'the rest of us are expected to remain law-abiding ...

Scalise Vows to Force a Vote on Born Alive Bill After House Democrats Side-Step Legislation Yet Again  Independent Journal ReviewHouse Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is using every effort to make sure the Born Alive bill is brought to House of Representatives floor for a vote.

Mingo man wrongfully arrested in 2013 corruption probe alleges his rights violated again  Charleston Gazette-MailA man who was at the center of a federal corruption probe that brought down some of Mingo County's most powerful politicians in 2013 is alleging that, once ...

House Armed Services Chairman Denies $1 Billion Transfer for Trump Wall  Independent Journal ReviewThe U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee on Tuesday denied the Pentagon's plan to shift $1 billion to build a wall on the U.S. border with ...

Will Pell be abuse crisis's Eichmann, Count of Monte Cristo or Rosenbergs?  Crux: Covering all things CatholicOne of three options seems possible for how the case of Cardinal George Pell will be remembered: Adolf Eichmann, the Count of Monte Cristo or the ...

Gujarat HC sets aside lower court order staying Cong leaders conviction  Business StandardIn a jolt to Congress leader Bhagvan Barad, who was disqualified as an MLA after being found guilty in a theft case, the Gujarat High Court Friday set aside a ...

Sex assault conviction overturned, new trial ordered for Skipp Anderson  Global NewsSaskatchewan's highest court has set aside a sexual assault conviction against Skipp Anderson and ordered a new trial.

The 10 most interesting lines from Rep. Phil Lyman's court filing objecting to higher monthly restitution payments  Salt Lake TribuneBlanding Republican state Rep. Phil Lyman, convicted of a misdemeanor when he was a San Juan County commissioner, lashed out at the news media, the ...

Qualifying and aggravating  Philippine StarThis case explains the aggravating circumstance of recidivism or the prior conviction for the same kind of offenses, as well as treachery that qualifies the crime of ...

Accused killer's new trial begins after 2012 conviction overturned  KSAT 12Jury selection began Monday in Vanessa Cameron's second murder trial.

George Pell has good chance of winning appeal against convictions, expert says  The GuardianLaw professor says overturning the verdict on the basis of unreasonableness is 'the defence's best shot'

Editorial: High court could defuse jury issue  Corvallis Gazette TimesThe U.S. Supreme Court last week said it will consider overturning a criminal conviction by a 10-2 jury vote in Louisiana — potentially a big step toward ...

Anchorage murder conviction overturned over closing argument  KTVAA man's second-degree murder conviction in a man's 2012 stabbing death has been overturned on appeal, after judges said a prosecutor in the case falsely ...

Who is George Pell and what has he been convicted of?  The GuardianThe Australian cardinal faces a jail sentence after a suppression order on his conviction for child sexual assault was lifted.

Come Monday, Pennsylvanians can apply for pardons for free  WHYYThe commonwealth's Board of Pardons has voted unanimously to get rid of all application fees, starting March 18. Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, who is ...

Viles conviction yields added cost in $1.7 million Anson budget  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelANSON — Residents Saturday approved a $1.7 million municipal budget, an increase in spending of about 2.6 percent that was attributed partly to handling the ...

Flowers v. Mississippi: An annotated transcript of oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court  APM ReportsThe full transcript of oral arguments in the Curtis Flowers case, with analysis, context and fact-checks from our team of reporters.

PHC sets aside militant’s conviction  DAWN.comPESHAWAR: A single-member Peshawar High Court bench has set aside the conviction of a suspected militant by the administration of Mohmand tribal district ...

'Everyone is Worried': Asia Bibi 'Very Unwell' in Pakistani Safe House, Being Denied Medical Care  CBN NewsAsia Bibi, the mother of five who spent almost a decade on death row for a crime she did not commit, is reported to be in dire physical condition as she continues ...

Madras High Court sets aside election of AIADMK’s A.K. Bose from Tirupparankundram  The HinduThe court held that two top Election Commission officials had “played a fraud in connivance with the ruling party” by accepting the AIADMK supremo ...

Appeals court ruling leads to dismissal in years-old rape case involving Spangdahlem pilot  Stars and StripesThe dismissal of a former Spangdahlem fighter pilot's 2014 rape conviction last month marks the latest in overturned rape convictions, following the U.S. ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom to block California death row executions, close San Quentin execution chamber  Los Angeles TimesGov. Gavin Newsom will sign an executive order on Wednesday to impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California, vowing that no prisoner in the state ...

Lawyer X royal commission to quiz senior police over recruitment of Nicola Gobbo as informer  ABC NewsOne of Victoria Police's most senior officers will be questioned about the recruitment of former barrister Nicola Gobbo as a police informer, as the royal ...

Two men convicted of drug trafficking escape gallows  Malay MailPUTRAJAYA, March 19 — A Romanian national was one of two men who escaped the gallows today for drug trafficking. The foreigner, Laurentiu Marian Peity, ...

Progressives Coalescing Around Tiffany Cabán for Queens DA in Newest Battle Against New York Machine  The InterceptThe last competitive Queens district attorney election happened when Tiffany Cabán was 3 years old.

Lawyer Who Bested Roy Cohn Tapped for Big Gig in SDNY  Courthouse News ServiceMANHATTAN (CN) — A few years after he defended the burgeoning Trump real estate empire against claims of housing discrimination, the future president's ...

Links for 3/26/19  National Catholic ReporterAscension Health announces that CEO Anthony Tersigni will retire by the end of the year. Readers will recall the article I wrote back in November calling for ...

There’s an Opportunity Brewing in Twitter Stock  Investorplace.comTWTR stock has a technical upside opportunity starting as early as this week. It just needs the general sentiment to improve from last week.

Mueller Report Says No Collusion, Barr Raises a Million Questions  WIREDIn a convoluted letter to Congress, Attorney General William Barr summarized Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation and said he won't charge ...

Why We Can’t Let Rural Prosecutors Fly Under the Radar  FilterCarceral prosecutors such as DA Sandra Doorley of Monroe County, NY are doing an outsize share of damage. Reform campaigns and funders mustn't ignore ...

Portrait of a Davis Killer – and California’s Killer Law  California Globe“Portrait of a Killer,” on CBS 48 Hours last week (Feb. 23) showed that the perpetrator of a 2013 double murder in Davis was only 15 years old. He left no ...

Bedford Township Ordinance No. 27A-11  Bedford NowPAID PUBLIC NOTICE. BEDFORD TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE NO. 27A-11. AMENDMENT TO THE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM ORDINANCE. An Ordinance to ...

Jair Bolsonaro’s Southern Strategy  The New YorkerThe authoritarian leaders taking power around the world share a vocabulary of intolerance, insult, and menace. Jair Bolsonaro, who was elected President of ...

Bail reduced for suspect linked to WB shootings  Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderWILKES-BARRE — A New Jersey native who has been living in Wilkes-Barre is linked to other people involved in a series of recent shootings and violence ...

Supreme Court's decision to take up split-jury law casts long shadow over Louisiana's legal landscape  The AdvocateWhen a New Orleans jury voted 10-2 to convict Charles Monroe of murder after less than an hour of deliberation late Tuesday, his defense attorney quickly ...

Aussie cardinal Pell's sex-crime conviction casts doubt on victim redress scheme he created  The Straits TimesSYDNEY (AFP) - Cardinal George Pell's sex crime conviction is expected to unleash a flood of lawsuits by abuse victims who fear they were cheated by a ...

Many Californians can clear criminal records, but don’t. This bill would make it automatic  San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and Assemblyman Phil Ting on Thursday announced AB1076, a first-of-its-kind initiative that would automatically ...

Alresford driver Nicholas Silburn convicted of speeding in Cheriton  Hampshire ChronicleALRESFORD man Nicholas Silburn has been fined for speeding on the A272 at Cheriton.

ABC News: Live Updates  FiveThirtyEightMom of 5 donates uterus to another woman after years of infertility setbacks. Aprill Lane suffered through years of infertility struggles in the process of becoming ...

Lessons from Cardinal Pell's 6-year jail sentence  MercatorNetCardinal George Pell, formerly a senior figure in the Vatican, and successively Archbishop of Melbourne and Sydney, convicted last year on five counts of child ...

The Radical Style of Andrea Dworkin  The New YorkerSome of Andrea Dworkin's beliefs have fallen out of fashion, but her writing remains a model for enacting politics on the page, Lauren Oyler writes.

The Person Formerly Known as Jemima Wilkinson  lareviewofbooksMARCH 26, 2019. This essay is excerpted from Adam Morris's American Messiahs: False Prophets of a Damned Nation, which offers the first comprehensive ...

El Chapo Trial: Did the Jury Engage in Misconduct?  The New York TimesJeffrey Lichtman, a defense lawyer for the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, speaks to reporters outside Federal District Court in Brooklyn in February.

Bombay HC Sets Aside State Govt's Order U/S 432 To Release 11 Cops After Conviction In Fake Encounter Case [Read Judgment]  Live LawIn a highly significant judgment, the Bombay High Court has set aside an order passed by the State Home Department that facilitated the release of 11 police ...

Asset Recovery in Hong Kong  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Civil asset recovery. Parallel ...

'Absolutely innocent': Ian Macdonald walks from jail after conviction thrown out  Sydney Morning HeraldFormer NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald says that he's "absolutely" innocent and has called for an "immediate inquiry" into the state corruption watchdog's ...

Fate of Patrick Ho sends out warning  South China Morning PostJailing of former Hong Kong home affairs minister in the United States must never be forgotten by companies and businessmen from China who go abroad in ...

Paul Muschick: Here's another example of Pope Francis being weak against priest sex abuse  Allentown Morning CallPope Francis refused to accept the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of France after Barbarin was convicted of covering up the sexual abuse of children ...

Patna HC Upheld A Conviction That Wasn't: SC Remands Case For Re-Hearing [Read Judgment]  Live LawThe Supreme Court, on Monday, set aside a Patna High Court judgment that upheld a conviction that wasn't. To elaborate, the Trial court had convicted only one ...

Kilpatrick 'can't show actual innocence,' judge says in rejecting appeal  The Detroit NewsDetroit — A federal judge refused Tuesday to set aside the 28-year prison sentence she gave to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in 2013, yet another ...

Johnson: GBNET officer's conduct affects court cases | Local News  Brunswick NewsA Glynn County narcotics squad officer's alleged relationships with informants emerged in court last week, resulting in a convicted drug dealer's release on bond ...

Asset Recovery in Australia  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Civil asset recovery. Parallel ...

John Mara angry at thought Giants are keeping Eli Manning out of 'sentimentality'  SNY.tvJohn Mara, owner of the New York Giants, during a press conference at Quest Diagnostics Training Center to introduce Pat Shurmur as new head coach.

Justice Sanjiv Khanna Recuses From Hearing Sajjan Kumar's Appeal  NDTV NewsSupreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna Monday once again recused himself from hearing the appeal of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar who has ...

Asset Recovery in Cyprus  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Civil asset recovery. Parallel ...

Don't forget Lateisha Green (Commentary)  Syracuse.comTransgender woman's accused killer just walked free, proof that "the system fails to protect us and prevent such horrific acts," writes executive director of a ...

Asset Recovery in Jersey  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Civil asset recovery. Parallel ...

Complex Commercial Litigation in Germany  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Background. Frequency of use.

5 reasons Christians are silent while the innocent suffer  LifesiteWhen faced with injustice in our own day, including the slaughter of the innocent, so many of us are silent. Why?

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.

Asset Recovery in Liechtenstein  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Civil asset recovery. Parallel ...

Video shows Ramsey County jailer striking inmate; jailer pleads guilty and resigns 3 years later  St. Paul Pioneer PressA Ramsey County sheriff's correctional officer will resign this week, a year after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in connection with his treatment of an inmate ...

Asset Recovery in Cayman Islands  LexologyUse the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. Civil asset recovery. Parallel ...

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 ...

Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 Review: Die Walküre  OperaWireWagner's “Die Walküre” took center-stage at the Metropolitan Opera on Monday, March 25, 2019 to what is likely to have been the most enthusiastic audience of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Suspect wanted for Randolph killing caught in Lynn  The Boston GlobeThe hunt for a suspect wanted for allegedly killing a man at a home in Randolph ended late Tuesday afternoon on the North Shore, authorities said.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ahirs united against BJP's conspiracy: Bhagwan Barad  Ahmedabad MirrorMembers of the Ahir community held a show of strength in Veraval on Sunday in protest of disqualification of Congress MLA and OBC leader Bhagwan Barad ...

A personal story as California scales back its felony murder rule  The Marshall ProjectIn March 2003, I agreed to commit a crime. The plan was for me to grab some marijuana and run. No weapons were to be used. If so, I would not have agreed to ...