Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to waive all his appeals The state Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the examination in the case of David Cox. Cox wrote to Mississippi Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. in August saying he wanted to fire his lawyers, give up all his appeals and have the state Supreme Court set his execution date. "I seek in earnest to (waive)…
Judge tosses N.J. lawsuit seeking to save your property tax break. Here’s what Murphy said.
A judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed by New Jersey and three other state's challenging the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions.
New law likely to change how prosecutors seek indictments
ASTORIA, Ore. — A new Oregon state law that requires grand jury proceedings to be recorded will likely alter how some local prosecutors seek many
Suspended SC Solicitor Johnson may be too poor to afford lawyer, judge hints
A S.C. judge indicated Thursday that suspended 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson, accused of embezzling, may be too poor to afford a lawyer. The judge also set bond for Johnson and a co-defendant.
Judge bows out of case seeking to stop Chino air show, what’s next
SAN BERNARDINO >> The judge assigned to a lawsuit seeking to shut down the Planes of Fame Air Show disclosed Thursday that he had a potential conflict in the case, so the case will instead be heard by a different judge starting April 28.A
Federal judge throws out union lawsuit seeking to overturn Wisconsin's Act 10
Two arms of the International Union of Operating Engineers plan to file a new lawsuit.
Civil rights activists seek block on state's voter ID law. Judge in Winston-Salem says she will...
For the second time in four years, a version of North Carolina’s election law was in federal court, this time based on allegations that if enacted, black and Latino voters
What Kamala Harris’ backtrack means for Medicare for all
Sen. Kamala Harris committed a most unusual gaffe at her CNN town hall the other night — not by misspeaking about one of her central policy proposals, but describing it accurately. Asked on Monday …
10 suspects indicted
Involuntary manslaughter defendant, accused rapist among those indicted.
Judges to Decide on Bond Hearings for R. Kelly Indictments
Federal judges will decide how to proceed with bond hearings in two separate federal indictments against R. Kelly. The 52-year-old singer was arrested Thursday night while walking his dog on a 13-count...
Judges to decide on bond hearings for R. Kelly indictments
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal judges will decide how to proceed with bond hearings in two separate federal indictments against R. Kelly. The 52-year-old singer was arrested Thursday night while walking his dog on a 13-count indictment that includes sex crimes and obstruction of justice. A federal indictment was also unsealed in New York Friday that charges him with racketeering and sex-related crimes. Kelly remained in federal custody over the weekend following his arrest.
Bangor’s assistant solicitor will soon be the city’s top lawyer
When longtime Bangor City Solicitor Norm Heittman retires at the end of this year, his replacement will already know his way around the corridors of City Hall.
Guatemala seeks arrest of former top judge
An arrest warrant is issued for former attorney general Thelma Aldana, who is running for president.
Indicted Missouri governor goes after top prosecutor
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Since he was indicted on allegations related to an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has shifted into attack mode, zeroing in on the St.
Barristers and solicitors cautioned on reacting to new rules
Judge says directions on asylum, immigration and citizenship cases not ‘out of the blue’
Former top officials plead guilty, indicted
Two former top DeKalb County officials connected – in separate cases – with the mishandling of county funds saw movement in criminal cases against them this week.
Feds indict trio in aircraft trade secret scam
A federal grand jury in Savannah has indicted three men with conspiring to steal trade secrets from aircraft companies as a shortcut to developing and
Indictment raises questions about Pete Sessions
Two campaign donors to former U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, were arrested late Wednesday on campaign finance violations, including the funneling
How the city knew about, and tried to undo, $116M nursing-home flip
Mayor de Blasio said on March 28 that he had only recently learned about a controversial deal to turn a Lower East Side nursing home into luxury condos, and only after reading about it in the press…
Public Records: Indictments for April 10
See the latest indictments filed in Licking County Common Pleas Court.