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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Ex-NYC councilman loses bid for new corruption trial

    Former New York City Councilman Larry Seabrook lost a bid for a new trial on Friday after a federal judge rejected his claim that his brother and aide were excluded from watching jury selection. U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan ruled that no...
  • Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers
    Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, a former vice chairman of the...
  • Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport

    Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport
    One of the biggest problems the drug smugglers faced was that only about half the cocaine they wanted to move would fit inside the specially-adapted corporate jet bound for Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, according to the FBI. But the South...
  • Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers

    Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers
    The night of Aug 13, 2011, shattered Alisha Brennon’s life along with dozens of others. A gust of wind from an approaching thunderstorm caused a stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to collapse, killing seven people and injuring...
  • State court system backs judge who released alleged cop shooter

    State court system backs judge who released alleged cop shooter
    The Maryland Judiciary has defended a District Court judge's decision in June to grant bail to a man who was accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer last weekend. Donte Jones, 19, who police say shot Officer Andrew Groman in the abdomen during a...
  • Appeal court sides with judge in conflict with OPD, prosecutors

    Appeal court sides with judge in conflict with OPD, prosecutors
    An effort to have a local judge removed from all Orlando police cases was rejected this week by an appeal court, which found his critical comments about OPD showed frustration with no-show officers, rather than bias against the agency. Circuit Judge Tim...
  • Former Midlothian cop convicted of civil rights violation

     Former Midlothian cop convicted of civil rights violation
    A federal jury deliberated less than two hours Friday before convicting a former high-ranking Midlothian police officer of a civil rights violation for repeatedly striking a man with a metal baton without legal justification during an arrest three years...
  • Stephanie Kraft freed from jail

    Stephanie Kraft freed from jail
    Former Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft left the Broward courthouse late Friday morning a free woman – with strings attached. Kraft, who was found guilty of official misconduct a week ago, was handed a big break when Broward Circuit...
  • No prison time for ex-School Board member Stephanie Kraft

    No prison time for ex-School Board member Stephanie Kraft
    Update: During a sentencing hearing on Friday, former Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft was sentenced to five years probation. Additionally, Kraft must perform 20 hours of community service.   Broward Circuit Judge Matthew Destry withheld...
  • Friend of accused Boston bomber pleads guilty to gun, drug charges

    A high school friend of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty on Friday to charges including having possessed a gun that prosecutors contend the suspects used to shoot dead a university police officer as they tried to flee the city....
  • Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing

    Scott, state workers still at odds over drug testing
    TALLAHASSEE — After racking up more than $650,000 in legal fees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to back down from his drug-testing crusade, most recently objecting to an attempt to close a drawn-out legal battle over requiring state workers...