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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality

    Baltimore leaders call for change following investigation into alleged police brutality
    Baltimore lawmakers and community activists called Sunday for more reforms and federal oversight of the city's Police Department after learning about broken bones and battered faces from an investigation into allegations of police brutality in recent...
  • Is Scott Panetti sane enough to be executed? The devil is in the details

    There is no doubt that Scott Panetti murdered his mother-in-law and father-in-law in 1992, then took his estranged wife and daughter hostage before police talked him into surrendering. There’s also no doubt that Panetti is mentally ill (among...
  • The jury in a mortgage case finally strikes back at fraudulent bankers

    Given the government's failure to bring criminal cases against bankers and other Wall Street figures for collapsing the U.S. economy in 2008, it's been left to the little guy to strike back.  To be precise, one federal jury in Sacramento, which...
  • Trial nears end for man in wife's 1994 nicotine death

    Trial nears end for man in wife's 1994 nicotine death
    In the mid-1990s, Paul Curry worked as an engineer at the San Onofre nuclear power plant and was, by many accounts, a deeply intelligent man who appeared to have a loving relationship with his wife. Now, 20 years after Linda Curry mysteriously died,...
  • He's no longer a prisoner of the war on drugs

    He's no longer a prisoner of the war on drugs
    The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news. By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the...
  • Ex-BBC DJ Travis given suspended jail term for sex attack

    LONDON (Reuters) - Dave Lee Travis, a leading BBC radio DJ in the 1970s and 1980s whose shows once delighted Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, escaped jail on Friday despite being convicted of a "nasty" indecent assault on a television researcher. Travis was...
  • Two convicted in California of conspiring to join al Qaeda

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two men accused of seeking to join al Qaeda and training to carry out attacks on U.S. military bases and personnel in the Middle East were convicted on federal charges in California Thursday after a trial of more than six weeks,...
  • Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., the first African American to fill the nation's top law enforcement post, announced Thursday he was stepping down, ending a nearly six-year tenure as one of the Obama administration's most progressive voices and polarizing...
  • Rachel Stevens: Lethal injection provides illusion of humane death penalty

    Hubert Michael is not a nice guy. Twenty years ago he pleaded guilty to kidnapping, raping and murdering a teenage girl in York County. He is not innocent. Nobody is going to hold a rally to free him nor should they. But there are people fighting to...
  • Cook County probation department's gun cases fall apart

     Cook County probation department's gun cases fall apart
    One by one, a series of weapons cases have fallen apart in Cook County criminal courts. In two cases, prosecutors dropped charges. In another two, a judge or a jury found defendants not guilty. The cases have one aspect in common: the Cook County...
  • In a land without abortions, women die

    In a land without abortions, women die
    Have you ever wondered what a world without abortion might look like? Let me amend that: There will obviously never be a world without abortion. Have you ever wondered what a world without legal abortion would look like? If so, look no further than El...