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 ...

Prosecutor: Chris Tapp ‘convicted of a crime he did not commit’ in Angie Dodge case  Idaho StatesmanAfter spending nearly half of his life in prison for a crime he said he did not commit, and then getting released early from prison but still tagged with a ...

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.

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.

How Genetic Genealogy Helped Christopher Tapp's Wrongful Conviction Case in Idaho  The Marshall ProjectIt started as a way to trace family history. It evolved into a tool to help solve decades-old cold cases. Now, for apparently the first time, a genealogy database is ...

Clear Lake man found guilty of child sexual abuse  Mason City Globe GazetteA Cerro Gordo County jury found a Clear Lake man guilty on one count of second-degree sexual abuse late Friday morning.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dennis Oland found not guilty in retrial over father’s murder  The Western StarDennis Oland has been found not guilty of second-degree murder in the 2011 bludgeoning death of his multimillionaire father, Richard Oland, after a retrial in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cable: Concentrated With Conviction - What The Narrative Misses  Seeking AlphaMy clients and I are heavily invested in cable assets. This may seem unwise given the current narrative that cable is in decline and can't handle the competitio.

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 ...

‘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 ...

The man who raped her is asking for a pardon. This Minnesota...  West Central TribunePELICAN 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 ...

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, July 19, 2019 - Roundup - MM&M  Medical Marketing and MediaCanada opposes U.S. plans to import drugs; Novartis settles kickback suit for $700 million; Drug distributor, former executives face criminal charges.

Under fire, Henry Lee stands by his forensic work in Darien murder conviction, calls for commission to be esta  Hartford CourantAn angry Henry Lee Thursday defended his forensic investigation in a 1985 murder case in Darien, saying he “has no doubt” there was human blood on a Puma ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule  Fox 56A U. S. appeals court panel sided with the Trump administration Friday in a mining pollution dispute, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ...

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 ...

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.

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.

The synod and celibacy  Angelus NewsIn just three months a relative handful of bishops meeting in Rome is expected to reach a decision with potentially momentous consequences for the entire ...

City Marshal Brian Pope Sentenced To One Year In Jail; Perjury Conviction Tossed Out - News15 | Lafayette, LA  FOX 15A judge has sentenced Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope to one year in jail for his three Malfeasance in Office convictions while throwing out a single perjury ...

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 ...

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.

The National Security Delegation Conundrum  Just SecurityWaiting for Gundy. How much authority—how much room to make policy choices—can Congress delegate to the president and executive branch? This was the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Opinion: NASA has changed since Apollo 11  The Detroit NewsIt is easier to build a spacecraft than to build a team,” said Eugene Kranz, mission director of Apollo 11.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Wolf at the Door: Antonin Scalia and the Death of American Law  PatheosWe can attribute much of the contemporary sclerosis in national government to the crouching wolf at the door, the successful arrival on the national stage of the ...

Delhi High Court Gives 4-Week Parole To 1984 Riots Convict To File Appeal  NDTV NewsThe Delhi High Court Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was sentenced to life ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Delhi HC grants 4-week parole to 1984 riots convict to file appeal  The Tribune IndiaTheTribune: NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan ...

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.

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?

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 ...

Madras High Court Suspends Vaiko's One-Year Sentence In Sedition Case  NDTVIn a major relief to MDMK chief Vaiko, the Madras High Court suspended the one-year sentence awarded to him by a lower court in a 2009 sedition case on ...

Leader of Danbury-based sex trafficking ring gets 4.5-year prison sentence  Danbury News TimesDANBURY — The leader of a local sex-trafficking ring that targeted men suffering from addiction and mental illness was sentenced Wednesday to serve 41/2 ...

3 Things Investors Need To Know About Broadcom's $23 Billion Soap Opera  Seeking AlphaBroadcom is my second favorite chip maker behind lower risk Super SWAN Texas Instruments. The M&A heavy growth strategy is higher risk, BUT in the hands ...

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.

Cadet returns to West Point after rape conviction overturned because of lack of evidence | TheHill  The HillA cadet returned to West Point on Wednesday after his rape conviction was overturned by three military judges who cited a lack of evidence that the sex wasn't ...

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 ...

'Rebel valley' farmer starts France's first Emmaus-backed farming community for refugees and homeless people  InfoMigrantsCédric Herrou, the French farmer who shot to fame after defying authorities to help dozens of migrants enter the country illegally, has launched France's first ...

Facebook's Marcus Says He'd Accept 100% of His Pay in Libra  CoinDeskFacebook's blockchain lead David Marcus told lawmakers he would be willing to accept 100 percent of his salary in the social media giant's proposed Libra ...

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 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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

The Problem With “When They See Us”  The BulwarkThe Netflix four-part miniseries When They See Us, a dramatization of the story of the Central Park Five—the black and Hispanic teenagers convicted in the ...

UK politicians insist abortion must be imposed on unwilling Northern Ireland  LifesitePro-abortion peers insisted that abortion is a 'human right'...and also that abortion should be imposed on Northern Ireland, even if it is against the will of the ...

Illinois Governor Signs Historic Marijuana Legalization Bill  Marijuana MomentIllinois is officially the 11th state to legalize marijuana for adult use, with Gov. J. B. Pritzker (D) signing the bill into law on Tuesday. It's the first state in the country ...

West Point: Cadet back at military academy after conviction of raping classmate overturned  The Journal News | LoHud.comWEST POINT – A cadet is back at West Point after three military judges overturned his conviction for raping a sleeping classmate, citing lack of evidence the sex ...

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.

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 ...

Oregon: Legislation to Vacate Past Cannabis Conviction Records - NORML - Working to Reform Marijuana Laws  NORML BlogLegislation is pending to expand upon Oregon's expungement law.

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 ...

Chanel Lewis attorney wants verdict set aside  amNewYorkThe sentencing of Chanel Lewis, convicted of murder in the strangulation of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano, was postponed Wednesday until next week ...

Maldives court annuls ex-VP's conviction in boat explosion  Fox NewsA court in the Maldives has set aside the conviction and 15-year prison term given the former vice president on allegations he conspired to assassinate former ...

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: SC sets aside conviction of 15 in Trilokpuri case  The Tribune IndiaTribune News *Service* New Delhi, April 30. Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside conviction of 15 men held guilty of rioting and arson in a connection with ...

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 ...