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  • Owner of livestock auction pleads no contest in animal cruelty case

    The owner of an Inland Empire livestock auction pleaded no contest Monday to animal cruelty charges under California’s “downer” law, which prohibits the sale, transport or abuse of injured livestock. Horacio Santorsola, owner of...
  • Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman

    Man sentenced to 2 life terms for killing pregnant woman
    A Plainfield man will spend the rest of his life in jail after a Wisconsin judge sentenced him to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole last week for murdering a pregnant Plainfield woman in 2012. Brian M. Cooper, 37, was found...
  • U.N. Human Rights Council's anti-Israel inquiry

    U.N. Human Rights Council's anti-Israel inquiry
    Last week, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution, S-21, creating a "commission of inquiry" to investigate human rights violations in the Gaza war. Nowhere does the resolution mandate that the commission conduct a fair, impartial and...
  • Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case

    Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case
    Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of an off-duty New Jersey police officer accused of murdering a Lansdowne man following a road-rage incident last summer in Anne Arundel County During the final day of testimony in Circuit Court on...
  • Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land

    Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land
    Thank you, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Now, due to your two-to-one ruling, there are two things to which Florida doctors have no right under the First Amendment: to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater, and to ask any questions to a patient...
  • Here's the single best analysis of the Halbig anti-Obamacare ruling

    Here's the single best analysis of the Halbig anti-Obamacare ruling
    Northwestern University law and political science professor Andrew Koppelman moves past the absurd legal theory underlying the Halbig ruling on the Affordable Care Act -- in which a federal appeals court invalidated subsidies provided to insurance...
  • Volusia 'Santa Claus' bank robber pleads no contest

    Volusia 'Santa Claus' bank robber pleads no contest
    A man who authorities say robbed a Volusia County bank last year while dressed as Santa Claus pleaded no contest Thursday to robbery. Mark London, 63, a former manager for a company that provides mall Santa Clauses, also pleaded no contest to displaying...
  • The genesis of Obamacare's disputed provision on insurance subsidies

    The Times ran multiple opinion pieces last week -- by me, by the editorial board and by op-ed contributors -- arguing that, contrary to what the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for D.C. ruled, the 2010 healthcare law makes insurance subsidies available in...
  • Ex-Lehigh wrestler allegedly killed mom, town's 2nd matricide

    ORANGE, Conn. — Killing one's mother is a crime so rare that criminologists haven't studied it much. But in this Connecticut town's last two homicides, sons were charged with just that — matricide. Last week former Lehigh University...
  • Preserving online accounts after death

    Preserving online accounts after death
    When Donna Johnson's father died suddenly of a massive heart attack, her mother tried to get access to his email account and digital photo repository. She wanted to pay bills and make sure that treasured family photos remained intact. Even though she was...
  • McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial

    McDonnells -- and politics -- about to stand trial
    RICHMOND — Bob and Maureen McDonnell start the trial Monday that will dictate the rest of their lives. Also on trial: Unsavory cash-fueled elements of politics, and Virginia's particular tradition of donor generosity toward the state's political...