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Court upholds murder conviction of Abington man Edward Aduayi

Aduayi stabbed Karneetha Sanders, then dismembered her body He appealed against his conviction on three grounds The State High Court upheld the first degree murder conviction of an Abington man who stabbed his girlfriend 83 times, then partially dismembered her body and put it in a trash can at his …

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Taylor Swift asks court to overturn decision, toss ‘Shake It Off’ costume

Taylor Swift wants a federal judge to drop his recent ruling allowing a copyright infringement lawsuit on his hit song “Shake It Off.” The singer argues in a new court case that the judge failed to address what’s known as the “extrinsic test” when he ruled on December 9 that …

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EXPLANATION: Are there more accused testifying at trial?

By MICHAEL TARM AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) – Defendants have spoken directly to jurors in a series of recent high-profile trials, challenging conventional wisdom that the risks of speaking out generally outweigh the benefits. Among those who chose to testify was Kim Potter, convicted Thursday of manslaughter for …

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Homicide cases fulfill the role of the court; two murder suspects found not guilty – Canon City Daily Record

Editor’s note: The number of homicide cases that have been processed by the district court this year is story # 5 of 2021. Although there was only one homicide in Fremont County in 2021, the court system was still heavily loaded with cases from 2018, 2019 and 2020 – while …

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Take a look back at some of the best court stories of 2021 | criminality

The pandemic continued to strain the local justice system this year. But through a mix of virtual and in-person proceedings, cases continued to go to court and a few trials began. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest stories that unfolded in Berkshire County courtrooms in 2021. A …

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Couple charged with drug offenses waive pre-trial court hearings

A man and woman arrested earlier this month after a sheriff’s detective witnessed an apparent illegal drug deal, recently had their cases referred to Guernsey County Common Plea Court after dropping out at the preliminary hearings. Maggie B. Adams, 38, Parkersburg, West Virginia, and Deon Christian, 24, Akron, waived their …

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Manitoba Postpones Jury Trials, Court Hearings Go Virtual As Omicron Infections Rise

Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Cuts In-Person Hearings Amid “Increased Dangers Surrounding New Omicron Variant, In Particular Its Worrisome Portability”, Says Notice From Chief Justice Of The Province The court must strike a new balance between protecting against the virus and providing forensic services, Chief Justice Glenn Joyal said in …

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Hong Kong’s highest court orders retrial of man sentenced to 26 years in prison over translation issue during trial

The highest court in Hong Kong has ordered a new trial for a taxi driver sentenced to 26 years in prison for drug trafficking because no record of the simultaneous interpretation into Chinese was kept during the initial proceedings of the trial, in violation of the principle of open justice. …

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Appeals court upholds murder convictions in 2018 California shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A man who shot dead his cousin’s boyfriend and 12-year-old girl in California City will continue to serve a life sentence after an appeals court upheld his convictions for murder. The 5th District Court of Appeals on Wednesday found no error in the trial court’s decision …

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COURT JOURNAL: December 23, 2021 | News

District courtThe following trial without a jury took place on Thursday, December 16, chaired by Justice Allen Swan: Nico Luisi, 27, 96 Upland Road, Winthrop; driving a motor vehicle with a suspended license, dismissed on court costs of $ 100; speeding in violation of special regulations, responsible, valuation of $ …

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