UH law school project helps set aside inmate's conviction  UH System Current NewsThis is the third successful case pursued and argued by the Hawaii Innocence Project at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at ...

Michigan bills would make more ex-offenders eligible to have criminal records expunged  Detroit Free PressProposed changes to Michigan's expungement process would expand who can get their criminal record wiped clean.

Brae Lewis: Man Jailed For Setting Girlfriend Alight Wi...  10 dailyA Queensland man jailed for setting his girlfriend alight outside their home has been given a retrial and had his conviction set aside.

Train terror plot convictions set aside by Canadian court  BBC NewsA Canadian court has ordered a new trial for two men convicted of terror charges over a plot to attack a train from New York to Toronto. Raed Jaser and Chiheb ...

Bills would make more Michiganders eligible for expungement  Michigan RadioA bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers says it's time to change state law and let more people expunge their criminal records. Current state law only.

Attorney for convicted child murderer says Memphis defense team made grievous errors at trial  WMCMEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Germantown father convicted in the murder of his 17-month-old son is asking a judge to throw out that conviction. Curtis Morris says ...

Federal magistrate recommends federal judge set aside Don Blankenship's conviction  WCHS-TV8A federal magistrate has recommended that U. S. District Judge Irene Berger set aside Don Blankenship's misdemeanor conviction on a single count of ...

At Issue: Justice — A need for criminal record clearance  Traverse City Record EagleOur governor is pledging to clear marijuana-related convictions, but the problem with criminal convictions goes beyond marijuana. Criminal records can make us ...

State reps unveil bipartisan plan  Coldwater Daily ReporterLANSING — A bipartisan plan announced this week would expand Michigan's expungement laws and give hundreds of thousands of residents with old, ...

Kahle helps unveil plan to expand Michigan’s expungement laws  The Daily TelegramThousands of Michigan residents with old, low-level criminal convictions could start *fresh* if new legislation is passed. State Rep. Bronna Kahle, R-Adrian, one of ...

‘Conviction’ aside, Utah Supreme Court says sex offender must register  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake CitySALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Supreme Court has ruled a man must register as a sex offender, despite his conviction ultimately being set aside in another state.

State representatives unveil bipartisan plan to improve Michigan’s expungement laws  The Hillsdale Daily NewsLANSING — A bipartisan plan announced today would expand Michigan's expungement laws and give hundreds of thousands of residents with old, low-level ...

Judge OKs secret deal for convicted killer George Thomas in Christian-Newsom slayings  GoVolsXtraConvicted killer George Thomas on Monday begrudgingly admitted he's a "violent offender," forced the label "rapist" removed from his criminal dossier and ...

Deal in doubt for George Thomas in Christian/Newsom torture slayings case  Knoxville News SentinelSenior Judge Walter Kurtz said at a hearing Wednesday he knew nothing about the deal prosecutors offered Thomas to testify against Eric Boyd last month, and ...

Worcester man, found guilty in 2010 schoolgirl assaults, pleads guilty after conviction overturned  Worcester TelegramWORCESTER — A Worcester man whose convictions in a series of knife point assaults on schoolgirls were set aside four year's ago by the state's highest court ...

Defense attorneys for ‘Junior’ killers file strategic legal motions in hopes of cutting their prison time  PIX11 New YorkThe BRONX — Twenty-five years to life is better than 40 years to life. That's part of the legal thinking behind a recent move by the attorney for convicted "Junior" ...

More Michigan residents could get criminal records expunged under House bills  MLive.comThousands more Michigan residents would be eligible to have their criminal histories expunged under a bipartisan package of bills.

Judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott: I stand by my verdict  The GuardianThe French judge who convicted Geoffrey Boycott of assaulting his girlfriend has criticised the former England cricketer after he was knighted and says she ...

Wayne County Prosecutors to Review 300 Cases Involving Claims of Innocence  WDETThe Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is collaborating with Western Michigan's Innocence Project and the City Planning Commission made changes to zoning ...

Innocence Project case: Tulsan released after pleading no contest to lesser charge in 2001 killing; recent DNA tests don't tie him to crime scene  Tulsa WorldThe first thing Willard O'Neal did when he walked out of the Tulsa County jail as a free man on Thursday afternoon was point to his mother, Elreno O'Neal, and ...

PHC sets aside conviction in honour-related murder case  DAWN.comPESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has set aside sentence of life awarded to a person by a trial court and acquitted him in a case of honour-related ...

State police investigating prosecutor for inappropriate relationship with victim  Michigan RadioUpdated September 10, 6:45 p.m.: A state sex crimes prosecutor is now the one under criminal investigation. On Thursday, the Michigan State Police notified.

Opinion: New plan would help deserving people get back on their feet  The Detroit NewsThese bills will expand the number of people who are eligible to clear their records.

Bombay HC sets aside conviction of man in 1998 murder case  Hindustan TimesThe Bombay high court (HC) recently dismissed the state's plea to enhance the punishment of a man convicted for shooting two people at Juhu in 1998 and set ...

Court of Appeals Weighs New Murder Trial Based on Text Messages Received by Juror | New York Law Journal  Law.comJudges on the Court of Appeals suggested during arguments that affirming a lower court's decision to set aside his conviction could have broader implications ...

Sentence halved for Blackwater guard from NH convicted in 2007 shooting of Iraqi civilians  The Union LeaderWASHINGTON — A federal judge resentenced three former Blackwater Worldwide security guards Thursday, cutting by about half the prison terms imposed for ...

Witness: Victim appeared impaired the night of deadly 2014 crash  Bowling Green Daily NewsIn an effort to get his murder conviction set aside, the defense team for Michael “Drew” Hardy has uncovered a witness who claimed to observe Arthur “Jeremy” ...

Georgia Supreme Court reverses habeas ruling on ineffective counsel in Hines case  News-Daily.comATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision, reinstating a 20-year sentence for a woman convicted for her and her 12-year-old ...

SJC upholds conviction of John Odgren of Princeton, who murdered classmate in 2007  Worcester TelegramThe state's highest court has upheld the murder conviction of a Princeton man who is serving life in prison for killing a classmate at Lincoln-Sudbury High School ...

Court affirms Kansas man's child sex crime convictions  Hays PostTOPEKA, Kan. — In a decision published Friday, the Kansas Supreme Court affirmed Larry Laverne Toothman's seven convictions in Saline County for ...

Madras high court sets aside conviction of four in murder case  Times of IndiaThe Madras high court has set aside the murder conviction and life sentence awarded by a lower court to four people from the same family citing lack o.

S Korea ex-leader Park and Samsung heir Lee face bribery retrials  BBC NewsSouth Korea's top court has set aside part of jailed former President Park Geun-hye's conviction and ordered a retrial. The court said separate verdicts should ...

Man convicted of killing St. Augustine’s college student 30 years ago is set free  Raleigh News & ObserverAll charges were dismissed Thursday against James Blackmon, who spent three decades in prison for a 1979 murder of a then St. Augustine's College student.

Zimbabwe: High Court Judges Blast Lower Courts Prosecutors  AllAfrica.comTWO High Court judges yesterday blasted prosecutors from the lower courts, saying they lacked enthusiasm and determination in their approach to legal matters ...

Attorneys appealing two rally convictions claim jury bias  Roanoke TimesRICHMOND — The Virginia Court of Appeals will soon decide whether there is merit to appeals from two men convicted of malicious wounding in the Aug.

Montana Supreme Court reverses rape, burglary conviction of Deer Lodge man  Montana StandardThe Montana Supreme Court has reversed the rape, burglary and sexual assault conviction of a Deer Lodge man and sent the case back to Third District Court.

Haines City man, representing himself in trial, convicted of stealing deed to new home  The LedgerA jury found Stanley Dean Livingston guilty of grand theft in just 34 minutes Wednesday. He now faces up to 30 years in prison when sentenced for stealing the ...

Dontae Sharpe set free  Greenville Daily ReflectorThe Daily Reflector. Thursday, August 22, 2019. A man convicted in a 1994 Greenville murder was freed after 24 years in prison Thursday when evidence that ...

'Sheriff Joe' Arpaio, 87, concedes he's 'a little weak in the Hispanic community' but insists he can win comeback election  Washington ExaminerPolitical demographics in Arizona are shifting in the Democrats' favor. But Joe Arpaio insists his comeback bid for Maricopa County sheriff will succeed if he ...

State will fight man’s attempt to vacate Darien murder conviction based on faulty forensics by Henry Lee  Hartford CourantThe state is acknowledging in court documents that new DNA testing done on a pair of Puma sneakers belonging to Wendall Hasan — convicted of murdering a ...

Volkswagen to pay up to $87 million in Australia for scandal  wpde.comVolkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions ...

Rape case: Gujarat high court admits Narayan Sai's appeal against life imprisonment  Times of IndiaThe Gujarat high court on Tuesday admitted an appeal filed by godman Asharam's son Narayan Sai challenging his conviction to life imprisonment on char.

Director of Counter Network Job in Herndon, Virginia - Department of Homeland Security  LemonWireThe United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in ...

Florida attorney suspended for working Alabama murder appeal  AL.comA Florida attorney was suspended when a court ruled he misrepresented himself to a Shelby County woman, who was convicted of murder, without actually ...

To see red, just look at Silver still walking free  New York Post If you were looking to see red, the photo on Page 7 of Wednesday's Post should've done the job. There was Sheldon Silver, still a free man and wandering...

Convicted Georgeson Adviser Gets 3rd Trial In Tix Swap Case  Law360A former Georgeson LLC adviser convicted of swapping expensive sports and concert tickets for peeks at shareholder voting data won another new trial, her ...

Man featured in ‘The Innocent Man’ to be either released from prison or given new trial  KFOR Oklahoma CityADA, Okla. - A man who was convicted in a high-profile murder case may soon be a free man. The 1984 murder case of Denice Haraway has been in the ...

Former death row inmate wins freedom or new trial in 1984 murder case  Oklahoman.comMUSKOGEE — For decades, two Ada men insisted from prison that they did not kidnap and murder a convenience store clerk in 1984 despite their confessions ...

Former UAW Official Pleads Guilty in Federal Probe of Union Corruption  The Wall Street JournalA former top aide at the United Auto Workers union pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges, the latest development in a federal investigation into corruption within ...

Ex-Boston Officials Want New Trial After Extortion Convictions  Law360Law360 (August 22, 2019, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A pair of former Boston City Hall aides convicted of pressuring a music festival into hiring unneeded union labor ...

High Court judges blast lower courts prosecutors  The HeraldTWO High Court judges yesterday blasted prosecutors from the lower courts, saying they lacked enthusiasm and determination in their approach to legal matters ...

Jane Fonda stood up for her convictions; will you?  The Bozeman Daily ChronicleI've decided to respond to a letter submitted by a person who is angered by Steve Bullock's acceptance of a donation from Jane Fonda. I'm doing so not only to.

4 years later, Portsmouth killer tries to erase guilty plea  Virginian-PilotJust before Robert Lee Barnes was sentenced for the brutal stabbing death of a former high school classmate, the teenager told the court he wished he could ...

Suspect Lawrence Timmons Nabbed With Help Of Oxygen's 'Cold Justice' Team | Crime Time  OxygenAuthorities are reportedly now also investigating Lawrence Timmons for an 11-year-old girl's drowning and the murder of his first wife. By Erik Hawkins.

Utah man deemed innocent and state will pay him $350K after his sons lied about being sexually abused  Salt Lake TribuneDavid Hawkins is all too familiar with hopelessness. He spent seven years in a prison cell, convicted of crimes he knew he didn't commit. But what did that matter ...

Three Ways To Practice Relentless Self-Ownership For Extraordinary Influence  ForbesThe practice of "relentless self-ownership" is what separates executives with exceptional influence from the rest. But if it was easy to do, all successful leaders ...

Investigation finds illegal synthetic marijuana in vape and edible products sold as CBD  CNBCSome operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy ...

Judge wants assurances he's got authority to approve sentencing break for torture-slaying convict  WBIR.comGeorge Thomas agreed this month to take the stand against Eric Boyd as part of a deal with prosecutors.

Criticisms Illustrate Need for State Dept. Human Rights Panel  RealClearPoliticsIn early July, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched the Commission on Unalienable Rights. “The commission's mission,” he explained in a Wall Street ...

Toforest Johnson is on Alabama's death row for a crime he almost certainly didn't commit  The Washington PostThere's almost no evidence linking Toforest Johnson to the death of William Hardy. But prosecutors kept insisting the impossible.

Plea to set aside asset freeze in $22.5M crypto fraud case junked in BC  CoinGeekA Supreme Court judge in British Columbia, Canada, has rejected an application by two defendants to set aside an order to freeze assets involved in an alleged ...

1997 murder case: Agitation seeking repeal of Dhaner's conviction to begin from Sept 20  Times of IndiaThe anti-rape and murder action committee has decided to start an agitation from September 20 in Punjab's Patiala seeking the repeal of the conviction.

Caraballo appeal rejected again  Brattleboro ReformerBURLINGTON — A federal judge issued a report recommending a man found responsible for the death of a Brattleboro woman in 2011 not be allowed to appeal ...

George Pell's appeal against his child sex abuse convictions will be decided today  ABC NewsGeorge Pell could walk from court today or be sent back to prison to serve the rest of his six-year term, depending on the outcome of his appeal against his child ...

Toward a New EU Democracy Strategy  Carnegie EuropeTen years ago, the European Union's (EU's) member governments agreed on important council conclusions designed to raise the profile of the union's support ...

High court restrained from passing anti-judge strictures  Business RecorderThe Supreme Court has held that high court should not pass strictures against a judge of the district judiciary in a judgment or summon the judge in judicial.

Sanders draws dogged supporters: The Flyover  cleveland.comHello, passengers. Seth Richardson is on the fly today so I'm today's pilot. You can follow me, Sabrina Eaton, on Twitter for coverage of Washington news that ...

Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze  KOMO NewsJay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him.

Alphabet Is My Latest Conviction Buy  Seeking AlphaThe Other Bets segment makes GOOGL look less profitable than they really are. GOOGL is hiding profits in a similar fashion to AMZN. On a sum of the parts ...

Makers of spiked CBD vapes exploit gaps in enforcement  Q13 News SeattleJay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. "It'll relax you," the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him.

The makers of spiked CBD vapes exploit gaps in enforcement, an AP probe finds  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteJay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It'll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Mr. Jenkins inhaled didn't relax him.

Why it's time to rethink online safety for kids  MashableA comprehensive guide for parents worried about their child's well-being.

Thai Cabinet minister denies drug conviction report  CityNews VancouverBANGKOK — A Thai Cabinet deputy minister says an Australian newspaper report that he was imprisoned there for four years on a drug smuggling conviction ...

Video can’t benefit Nawaz unless proved genuine: SC  Daily Times... * Verdict says IHC alone can maintain, alter or set aside conviction and sentence in Al-Azizia case on the basis of evidence brought on record * Sordid and ...

NJ Governor Vetoes Cannabis Expungement, Calls for Stronger Bill  LeaflyAnyone with a New Jersey cannabis conviction could be in for good news if state lawmakers decide to enact criminal justice reforms suggested by Gov.

‘Doubt’ covered child abuse in the church a decade and a half ago. It’s still relevant.  The Washington PostWatching Studio Theatre's well-put-together revival of “Doubt,” you may be struck by the sensation of time having stood still. John Patrick Shanley's Tony-winning ...

David French, Sohrab Ahmari, and the Battle for the Future of Conservatism  The New YorkerOne evening in early September, the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., hosted a debate between Sohrab Ahmari, the op-ed editor of the New ...

Pell verdict an emotional, polarizing case for Australians  Crux: Covering all things CatholicWhen an Australian court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for abusing minors, the ruling drew mixed reactions from Australians ...

Positive about flying without fragrance  The GuardianI leapt on Sirin Kale's article ('It's a battle – it makes me incredibly ill', G2, 16 September). I have a fragrance intolerance that triggers asthma. Combined with ...

2 men jailed on Via Rail terror charges get new trial because of jury-selection mistake  CBC NewsOntario's highest court has granted a new trial for two men who were found guilty of terrorism charges after being accused of plotting to derail a Via Rail ...

MP High Court acquits man sentenced to death for killing five people  The Indian ExpressAccording to the prosecution's case, Nitesh killed the minors because they found out about his relationship with the woman and then killed her as well, ...

Bombay HC Convicts Man Of Rape 22 Years Later But Refuses To Impose Sentence As He Was A Juvenile At The...  Live LawThe Bombay High Court on Thursday convicted Hemant Mittal, a 38-year-old man for rape, 22 years after the said crime was committed. However, the Court did ...

One man could save convicted child sex offender George Pell from a life behind bars  The New DailyA “genius” appeal judge who was the sole dissenter in the decision to reject Cardinal George Pell's bid for freedom could be his last remaining hope.

The Conviction Stays…  The NationYesterday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) released a judgment on a question that has unfortunately become relevant in our political arena: would a video ...

'Horrific abuse of office': Wanda Greene gets 7 years for wide-ranging corruption  Asheville Citizen-TimesASHEVILLE - Calling her the "architect" of a culture of corruption in Buncombe County, a federal judge sentenced former top administrator Wanda Greene to ...

Leaked video of no legal use to Nawaz unless verified by IHC: SC  Pakistan Today–SC says leaked video cannot be of any benefit to ex-PM unless it is properly produced before IHC in pending appeal, its genuineness is established.

'A restaurant should be an old friend': spreading the gospel of St John  The GuardianObserver Food Monthly joins the restaurant's gentlemen hedonists, Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver in France, on their way to the 'best bar in the world'

Timothy Madden Avoids Trial, Pleads Guilty in Gabbi Doolin Case  WKU Public RadioThe Allen County man charged in the heinous death of a seven-year-old girl will avoid going on trial. In a rare Saturday court hearing, Timothy Madden.

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

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.

Cold Case Investigations: Ashley Coulston brought ‘kill kit’ to inspection  NEWS.com.auIt's 8.30pm on a cold Melbourne evening in 1992, and students Kerryn Henstridge and Anne Smerdon were waiting to meet a stranger who had replied to an ...

Demanding ballot in the season of bullets  The NationLAHORE - PML-N Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal and senior PPP Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, addressing separate news conferences during the past few.

Frustration as Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow will only hear sentence next month  News24Cheers for Nicholas Ninow's conviction for raping a seven year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, soon turned to frustration as the Gauteng ...

2 PSs spared jail, convictions in Tractorgate set aside: To respond to claims - Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi  Nyasa TimesA conviction against two principal secretaries (PSs) has been rescinded by the High Court in Lilongwe following an application by their lawyer Chancy Gondwe ...

Decision to set aside Seriti Commission findings will have a profound impact  Daily MaverickWe welcome the judgment delivered on Wednesday in the High Court that sets aside the findings of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal. This is a ...

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 ...

Board extends parole, grants overnight leaves for convicted killer Kelly Ellard  CTV NewsThe Parole Board of Canada has granted overnight leaves and extended day parole for a British Columbia woman convicted in the 1997 swarming and murder ...

U.S. death row prisoner in Terre Haute files for stay of execution  NewsandtribuneLawyers for a federal death row inmate scheduled for execution Dec. 13 have asked the court to stay his execution.

Stella Nyanzi appeals against conviction, sentence  The East AfricanDr Stella Nyanzi was sentenced to 18 months in prison for cyber-harassment.

Weed-Infused Spa And Restaurant From Former Alderman And Fifty/50 Crew Coming To West Town  Block Club ChicagoWEST TOWN — Fifty/50, the group behind a handful of West Town bars and restaurants, is partnering with former 47th Ward Ald. Ameya Pawar on a project that ...