Jury court

The Court of Appeal confirms the conviction of the former municipal councilor of Lafourche

A state appeals court upheld the conviction of a former Lafourche city councilor accused of falsifying public documents. The Baton Rouge 1st Circuit Court of Appeal upheld the conviction and sentence of James Bourgeois, who was convicted in 2018 of falsely declaring he was a resident of his district. Bourgeois …

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Warren County Youth Court in session | New

A Warren County juvenile justice system program broadened the age range for the concept of a peer jury. Warren County has joined 16 other counties in the state operating a youth court, in which accused minors who have pleaded guilty to certain non-violent offenses will have their sentences set by …

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California court rejects vicarious liability claims | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

In March 2019, Caliber Home Loans hired NexLevel Direct to generate leads for its home loan refinancing business. Their contract required NexLevel to “perform or provide” its services “in full compliance with … all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances.” The contract also required that NexLevel “not …

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Supreme Court to hear crucial abortion case on Wednesday

TAMPA, Florida – “Whatever the court ruling, in this case it will have implications for all 50 states,” said Dr. J. Edwin Benton, professor of political science at the University of South Florida. The United States Supreme Court will begin hearing oral argument Wednesday on a Mississippi abortion case where …

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Jamarion Robinson Case | DA wants case to stay in state court

Officers have filed for a referral to federal court, but Fulton County attorneys argue it’s a state issue. FULTON COUNTY, Georgia – A US Marshal and Clayton County police officer charged in Fulton County with the murder of Jamarion Robinson must keep his case in Georgia, the Fulton County District …

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Sir Richard Sutton killed by his partner’s son in “explosion of violence”, court said | UK News

A son launched a knife attack on his mother and partner, millionaire businessman Sir Richard Sutton, on the anniversary of his father’s death, bubbling with resentment over the way he believed the couple were treating him, according to a murder trial. Thomas Schreiber, 35, who killed Sutton, 83, a hotelier …

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Latest court news as selected jurors – NBC Chicago

Jurors were selected on Monday as former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett prepares to stand trial for committing a racist attack on himself. Smollett, a black and openly gay actor, reported to Chicago police that he was the victim of a hate crime that has gained national attention. Almost three years …

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Governor Ricketts Appoints Molly B. Keane Judge of Fourth Judicial District District Court

Media contacts: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts Appoints Molly B. Keane Judge of Fourth Judicial District District Court LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Molly B. Keane of Elkhorn to judge the District Court for the Fourth Judicial District (Douglas County). Keane, 46, …

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Should defendants pay court costs?

Whether the defendants should be ordered to pay court costs is pending before the Michigan Supreme Court, but local officials argue that this does not affect the impartiality of the judges. State law allows local courts to collect fees from defendants convicted of a felony for court operating expenses. Charges …

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Journalists threatened with contempt of court in NT

The Northern Territory Director of Public Prosecutions is about to lay charges against two Seven West Media reporters over an investigative program focused on the high-profile murder trial of Constable Zachary Rolfe. Channel Seven reporters Denham Hitchcock and Taylor Auerbach, who created an hour-long episode that aired on an investigative …

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