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Suspected member of the Patriot Boys militia pleads guilty to assaulting an officer on January 6

Washington – An alleged member of the Patriot Boys militia group, Lucas Denney, has now pleaded guilty to one count of assaulting and obstructing law enforcement officers with a long pole and large tube on the 6th January 2021, after prosecutors admitted they had made an “unintentional procedural error by …

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Prosecutors group reprimands Sheriff Livingston for email praising ex-Deputy Hall, lambasting DA Becton | News

The California Prosecutors Alliance has asked the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to audit the disciplinary practices of Sheriff David Livingston’s department and increase outside oversight of alleged departmental misconduct. The request follows an email Livingston sent to his department following the March 3 sentencing of Contra Costa Congressman …

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Group wants Contra Costa sheriff’s disciplinary practices probed

By Tony Hicks, Bay City News Foundation CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA – The California Prosecutors Alliance has asked the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to audit the disciplinary practices of Sheriff David Livingston’s department and increase outside oversight of alleged departmental misconduct. The request follows an email Livingston sent …

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War tribunal overseer ends sentence of Guantanamo detainee

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba — An admitted al-Qaeda courier who described his torture by the CIA to a U.S. military jury has served his prison sentence, the Pentagon announced Friday. American diplomats must now find a country to place it. Majid Khan was sentenced to 26 years in prison in October, …

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Leissner was earning US$41,000 a month in ‘shadow work’ working for Bonderman Fund

NEW YORK, United States (Bloomberg): Tim Leissner worked in parallel for the family office of David Bonderman, the billionaire co-founder of TPG Inc., while still a partner at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the former star told the banker to a jury on Wednesday, March 10. Leissner, the key witness in …

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Court rejects Starr’s offer to appeal | News, Sports, Jobs

Star Pennsylvania Superior Court has dismissed a complaint by former city police officer Matthew S. Starr that his attorney erred when he failed to appeal a jury’s decision on convicting of money laundering and five counts of theft. In April 2019, Starr, 44, was sentenced by …

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Leader of extremist group Proud Boys arrested for January 6 attack on US Capitol

A leader of the far-right extremist group Proud Boys was arrested on Tuesday on conspiracy charges for his alleged role in the coordinated attack on the US Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying Democrat Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory. Henry “Enrique” Tarrio was not there when the riot broke out …

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Federal grand jury investigating the shooting of Craig Greenberg. Here are the possible costs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal grand jury is investigating the shooting of Louisville Democratic candidate Craig Greenberg by Quintez Brown activistsays the Louisville Urban League. And that could be “disastrous” for Brown’s treatment, according to the group. The Courier Journal has learned that federal prosecutors are asking the grand jury …

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Supreme Court grapples with drug trafficking convictions against opioid prescribers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday faced convictions of two doctors who operated opioid ‘pill mills’, a case in which judges are asked to find the line between legitimate medical practice and the criminal distribution of drugs that has contributed to a national crisis. The doctors, both sentenced to more than …

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Should a sex trafficking defense apply in a homicide case?

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One night in June 2018, 17-year-old Chrystul Kizer put a .38 caliber pistol in his briefcase and took an Uber from Milwaukee to Kenosha. She walked into Randall Volar’s house. She had met Volar on a sex trafficking website, and over …

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Las Vegas group HOPE for Prisoners appoints new center for Billy Walters

Posted on: February 19, 2022, 11:46 a.m. Last update: February 20, 2022, 12:03 p.m. Steve Bittenbender Read more A Las Vegas nonprofit that helps people get out of prison announced Friday that it will name its new facility after Billy Walters. HOPE for Prisoners, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit that helps …

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IN BRIEF | February 17, 2022 – VC Journalist

Pictured: Merideth Hart, Economic Development Manager, City of Ventura. Photo submitted. by Kimberly Riverskimberly@vcreporter.com Masking in K-12 schools is still mandatory, for now Although the state has lifted the mask mandate for those vaccinated (effective Feb. 16), the mandate is still in effect for students and staff at K-12 schools, …

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Brazos County District Court jury convicts and punishes former Texas A&M Christian student organization leader – Reuters

Photo by Jacob Pape from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx A former leader of a Texas A&M Christian student group has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman he was dating. The Brazos County District Court jury that convicted Jacob Pape, 26, of Lubbock, sentenced him to seven years in prison. During the seven-day …

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North Carolina court overturns conviction for racial bias in jury selection

RALEIGH, North Carolina The North Carolina Supreme Court on Friday overturned a black man’s robbery conviction, determining that prosecutors wrongly blocked a potential juror from his trial due to racial bias. The 4-3 ruling marks the first time in state history, according to court authorities, that a criminal conviction has …

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Plumber gets 25 years in prison for molesting toddler at work and videotaping abuse

An apprentice plumber spends many years behind bars for what a district attorney in Texas recently called “Every parent’s worst nightmare.” The judgment of February 10 condemns the apprentice to 25 years in prison for the attack on a 4-year-old girl in the family home. On August 25, 2018, apprentice …

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Danish court convicts separatist group of spying

AFP – A Danish court yesterday convicted three leaders of an Iranian Arab separatist group based in the Scandinavian country of spying on behalf of Saudi intelligence between 2012 and 2020. The three, aged 40 to 51 and one of whom is of Danish nationality, are members of the separatist …

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Rape and murder cases should appear in court | Local News

A man accused of raping a child under 12 is due to stand trial later this month. Michael Rowland Hunter, 52, of Timberland Circle in Corbin, is charged with first-degree rape of a child under 12. Hunter was arrested by Laurel Sheriff officials on October 6, 2020 after an investigation …

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Colona man accused of killing toddler pleads not guilty in court appearance Wednesday | Local News

A Colona man accused of killing a child in January pleaded not guilty Wednesday afternoon to the multiple first-degree murder and aggravated battery charges he now faces. The 14-month-old girl died Sunday of injuries authorities said were caused by Rahsaan Malik Strawder, 38, of 710 4th St. on Thursday. The …

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Rikki Neave’s mum tells court she was ‘horrified’ to be jailed for child cruelty

Ruth Neave (pictured in 2016) stood trial at Northampton Crown Court for the murder of Rikki in 1996 and was cleared by the jury The mother of murdered schoolboy Rikki Neave told a court today that she had used cannabis and amphetamines but was ‘horrified’ to be jailed for child …

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Conviction of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ upheld by US appeals court

NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Mexican drug kingpin known as “El Chapo” will remain in jail after a U.S. appeals court refused to overturn his drug trafficking conviction in 2019 despite a report that jurors followed the case in the media during its successful trial. A three-judge panel at …

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Mahoning judge denies motion to ban press in court | News, Sports, Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN — Attorney for aggravated murder defendant Robert L. Moore recently asked Judge Maureen Sweeney of the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court to exclude reporters from certain hearings in the Moore case. Moore is charged with the 2009 disappearance and presumed death of Glenna J. White, a 16-year-old girl from …

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Brazos County District Court jury convicts and convicts former College Station high school teacher of having inappropriate relationship with student – Reuters

Photo by Gregory Stanley from https://jailsearch.brazoscountytx.gov/JailSearch/default.aspx A Brazos County District Court jury convicted and punished a former College Station High School teacher for engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student. Greg Stanley, 48, was arrested in August 2015. This was after the victim told College Station police that …

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Court date reset for 80-year-old Bay Area man charged with intending to have sex with a minor in the Philippines

Proceedings have been postponed in a federal case involving an 80-year-old Vallejo man accused of traveling to the Philippines with the intent to have illicit sex with a child and conspiring to do the same. Balbino Guerrero Sablad, who was indicted on July 15 by a federal grand jury in …

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New charge filed against Castleman after Supreme Court overturns child abuse conviction | News, Sports, Jobs

The Ward County State’s Attorney’s Office filed a new Class C felony charge of possession of an electronic device against Brent Allen Castleman, 54, a week after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled that his child abuse conviction should be overturned. Her father, Vance Allen Castleman, 78, is charged with …

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The emails between the judge and the prosecutor did not spoil the trial

ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — A man convicted of criminal sexual behavior does not deserve a new trial despite learning the judge was sharing her opinion on the case via email with the county attorney, the court heard. call from Michigan. Daniel Loew had obtained a new trial, but the 2-1 …

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Attack on the US Capitol: the founder of the far-right militia Stewart Rhodes accused of conspiracy

Pro-Trump supporters storm the US Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. PHOTO: Samuel Corum/Getty Images The founder of a far-right American group has been indicted for the attack on the United States Capitol in January 2021. Stewart Rhodes, the founder of …

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leader of neo-Nazi group convicted of conspiracy to target journalists and lawyers | Takeover bid

A Washington man was sentenced today to 84 months, or seven years, in prison for his role in a conspiracy to threaten and intimidate journalists and activists working to expose anti-Semitism. Kaleb Cole, 25, leader of the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division, was convicted by a federal jury in the Western …

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Black money group asks judge to block bank statements that would reveal donors

MIAMI – Lawyers for a black money group led by a prominent Republican agent on Monday asked a Miami circuit court judge to block the release of bank documents that would disclose his donors, arguing that the disclosure of such information violate the constitutional rights of donors and could “speak …

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COVID-19 on trial and fierce conviction: five Edmonton court cases that stood out in 2021

Breadcrumb Links Local news criminality Author of the article: Jonny wakefield The Edmonton Courthouse Building. Photo by Ed Kaiser /Postmedia, file Content of the article A look at the Edmonton and area court cases that stood out in 2021: Advertising This ad has not yet loaded, but your article continues …

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New court dates set for Woodsboro teens charged with suspected hate crime

New court dates have been set for two teenagers charged with an alleged hate crime in Woodsboro last year on Halloween night. Noel Garcia Jr., 17, and Rance Bolcik, 17, both chose to drop their indictments scheduled for Jan.6 in the 24th District Court through their respective attorneys, according to …

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Ghislaine Maxwell, juror who could overturn conviction, works for Carlyle Group

(Bloomberg) – The juror in the sex trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, whose press comments could lead to a new trial for the convicted socialite, works as an executive assistant at private equity giant Carlyle Group Inc. In video and newspaper interviews since the Dec. 29 verdict, the juror said …

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Williamsburg group hold candlelight vigil for Jan.6 attack, calls for changes – WAVY.com

NASA Wallops will attempt to launch a sounding rocket on Thursday evening News / 1 hour ago Video Williamsburg group hold candlelight vigil for Jan.6 attack and call for changes News / 4 hours ago Video Virginia Beach COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday reaches capacity before it begins News / …

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Idaho court overturns conviction of drunk driver in death of 24-year-old female Eagle

A man’s conviction for manslaughter at the wheel of a vehicle in the death of a 24-year-old Eagle woman has been overturned by the Idaho Supreme Court. Adam Paulson, 46, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, including five years fixed, by 4th District Judge Deborah Bail after his jury …

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Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Daniel Gaul Charged with Conduct Violations in 5 Cases

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 30-page complaint filed Monday with the Ohio Supreme Court alleges longtime Cuyahoga Common Pleas County judge Daniel Gaul of misconduct in five cases that spanned six years. The 2014-2020 misconduct allegations include compulsion to plead, inappropriate questioning, biased advocacy and inappropriate communication with an incarcerated defendant, …

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Jurors in Michelle Lodzinski murder trial furious with court ruling: “How dare they overturn our verdict”

Three days after sending Michelle Lodzinski to jail in 2016 for killing her 5-year-old son, a panel of jurors in the high-profile case quietly gathered at the Raritan Center in Edison to pay their respects to the little boy. Away from the courtroom where they had spent the past few …

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Bowdoinham man in court in fatal hit-and-run against pedestrian in Sabattus

December 30 – LEWISTON – A Bowdoinham man charged with the hit and run murder of a pedestrian in Sabattus was in court on Wednesday to hear charges arising from the September incident. David Veinott, 38, appeared in 8th District Court before Judge Tammy Ham-Thompson, who told Veinott he was …

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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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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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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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Missouri high court dismisses shopping mall shooting murder conviction

INDEPENDENCE, Mr. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the conviction for murdering a man in a fatal 2018 shooting outside a suburban Kansas City mall because during his trial he was not authorized to claim that he had acted in self-defense. The High Court ruled that the trial judge …

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Indiana couple plead guilty in federal court for attempted theft of Jonesboro pharmacy

Two Indiana men face maximum sentences of 20 to 40 years in federal prison after pleading guilty Monday in plea hearings following charges related to the attempted robbery of a Jonesboro pharmacy and the theft later the same day from an Illinois grocery store. Tavon Lockridge, 22, and Raymond Craig, …

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NH Supreme Court dismisses Daswan Jett’s appeal

DR. FAUCI: WHAT THE GOVERNMENT HAS NOW MADE AN INVESTMENT, LITERALLY DOLLAR BILLNSIO, TO GET ANYWHERE FROM 200 MILLION TO 500 MILLION TESTS AVAILABLE THROUGH MOH.NT IKE: IKE EJIOCHI, ABC NH Supreme Court dismisses Daswan Jett’s appeal Updated: December 20, 2021 at 8:09 am EST The New Hampshire Supreme Court …

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Canadian pleads guilty in US court for funding ISIS activities

By Tom Yun, Editor, CTVNews.ca Click here for updates on this story VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CTV Network) – A Canadian citizen pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court Friday to funding ISIS militants in Syria. In a press release, the US Department of Justice said former Edmonton resident Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi …

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Elizabeth Holmes’ fraud case before the jury

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – The jury that will decide whether former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes turned her blood testing startup into a massive scam was finally successful Friday night after a three-month trial that took captivated Silicon Valley. The transfer came after lawyers …

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Actions in Lake County District Court

Lake County District Court Justice James A. Manley Wednesday December 1 Larrs Jalen Omingo, 21, admitted violating probation; did not challenge the crime of strangling a partner or family member and pleaded guilty to the felony of endangerment under a plea deal; The sentencing and restitution hearing is set for …

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Supreme Court Sets Date With Oklahoma To Respond To Over 40 McGirt Appeals | State and region news

“So there is an interpretive requirement that these ambiguities be resolved in favor of the tribes,” Goldberg said. Supporters of the state cause are pointing to the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to court since the McGirt ruling as a possibility …

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Pamplin Media Group – Proud Boy Sentenced to 10 Years for Crimes During Protests

Alan Swinney moved to Portland in 2020 and committed all the crimes for two days in August of the same year. Self-proclaimed proud boy Alan Swinney was sentenced to 10 years in prison after a jury found him guilty on 11 counts. Following a six-day trial in October, a Multnomah …

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Ghislaine Maxwell trial – live: photos of Epstein shown to jury after court heard he had wired millions to socialite

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: the second accuser testifies Prosecutors in the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite and former partner of Jeffrey Epstein, began on day seven of the six-week trial by showing jurors photographs illustrating Ms Maxwell’s relationship with Epstein. Ms Maxwell, 59, is accused of preparing teenage girls …

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British neo-Nazi group National Action ‘propaganda boss’ jailed | UK News

Man found guilty of acting as “propaganda boss” for a banned neo-Nazi terror group set up to wage a race war in Britain has been given a 10-year extension, including two years under license. Ben Raymond, 32, in 2013 co-founded the “shameless racist” organization National Action, which promoted ethnic cleansing …

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Murder sentence reduced after High Court drug ruling

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) – The prison sentence for a man convicted of murder was reduced by more than seven years on Thursday, following a recent decision by the Washington State Supreme Court. In 2019, a jury found Matthew McGowan guilty of first degree murder for tying Michael Boone to a …

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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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The murderers sentenced to life at Reading Crown Court

TWO men were sentenced this week to life in prison for murder at Reading Crown Court. And they’re not the only ones – there have been a number of people jailed following sentences handed down at Reading Crown Court. They are not all from the Berkshire area, but most have …

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NJ court rejects argument that lawyer was jealous of sexual assault case

NEW BRUNSWICK – A state appeals court dismissed a Lodi man’s argument that he deserved a new trial for his aggravated sexual assault conviction because his lawyer was in a conflict of interest after he claimed that she had learned that he had relationships with other women. Charles Lucas, 38, …

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Norman Big Red Dealer Owners Sentenced in Federal Court | New

On November 19, a federal jury convicted the three Big Red Dealerships co-owners of numerous fraud charges over the past five years. A federal jury made up of their peers found Norman residents Bobby Mayes, 49, Courtney Wells, 39, and Charles Gooch, 63, guilty of several counts of conspiracy to …

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Mississippi Court of Appeals upholds rape and sexual assault conviction of former Warren County pastor – The Vicksburg Post

The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld the 2020 conviction of a former pastor of child rape and one count of sexual assault involving two 14-year-old girls, according to court information. Reverend Troy Anthony Piccaluga, 52, was convicted on March 5, 2020 of the charges and sentenced by circuit judge Toni …

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Hogan’s former aide pleads not guilty in Federal Court

November 19, 2021 Roy C. McGrath, the former chief of staff to Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and former head of the Maryland Environmental Service, pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in federal court on Friday afternoon. McGrath has requested a jury trial, which prosecutors say will take about …

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Wall Street Enforcer who caught Visium scammer takes top job

Damien williams exposed the case of a jury he had to persuade to bring down a top hedge fund thief. His simple courtroom opening up to seemingly mind-numbing financial fraud: “It’s easy to look like a winner if you can just take stock. ” And with that he arranged a …

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Driver in 2015 crash that led to billion dollar jury prize seeks new civil trial; Supreme Court hears the case | Bismarck

A driver who caused a crash on the Bismarck Highway in 2015 that killed two women, seriously injured a third and resulted in a $ 1 billion jury prize is expected to get a new civil trial, said argued his lawyer Tuesday in the Supreme Court of North Dakota. Lawyer …

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Judge overturns $ 113.4 million jury prize for abused ex-boy from Yucca Valley – San Bernardino Sun

In a rare move, a San Bernardino Superior Court judge overturned a record jury award of $ 113.4 million to a 10-year-old boy who suffered severe brain damage and was made quadriplegic from the beatings of his father’s girlfriend. Judge Bryan Foster ruled on October 30 that county social worker …

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Appeals court awards jury $ 7.7 million in Ministry of Corrections whistleblower case

A state appeals committee overturned a $ 7.7 million jury prize that a former state Department of Corrections employee won in a whistleblower case and ordered a new trial in the civil case. Lisa R. Easley sued the DOC for claiming she was fired for cooperating in a federal investigation …

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Appeals court upholds jury award of $11 million in St. Paul Toyota – Twin Cities crash case

A federal appeals court has upheld an $11 million jury award tied to a St. Paul car crash that killed three people and resulted in the wrongful imprisonment of a driver. Koua Fong Lee, left, and his wife, Panghoua Moua, react after charges against him were dropped in 2010. (Pioneer …

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Judges reject jury award of $14 million to inmate released from death row

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a $14 million jury award for a former death row inmate who was released after prosecutorial misconduct was exposed. The 5-to-4 decision split along the court’s ideological fault line and prompted the first dissent read from the bench this quarter, from Judge …

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