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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Man who shipped guns to ex-NFLer Hernandez to be sentenced

    A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Boston. Oscar Hernandez, no relation to Aaron, has pleaded guilty to charges including gun...
  • Irish nanny charged in baby's death seeks release on bail

    An Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care two years ago is asking a judge to release her while authorities review medical evidence in the case. Lawyers for Aisling Brady McCarthy will argue for her provisional...
  • Boston Marathon bomber cries at federal death penalty trial

    For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial. Tsarnaev, 21, wiped tears from his eyes quickly...
  • Trial of man who police say threatened judge has ended

    The last witnesses have been called in the trial of a central Connecticut man accused of threatening a family court judge. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1OVHHIf ) Edward "Ted" Taupier is charged with threatening, disorderly conduct and...
  • Cook County court's fee for children's room is unconstitutional, suit says

    Cook County court's fee for children's room is unconstitutional, suit says
    A lawsuit filed Monday alleges that a $10 children's waiting room fee in Cook County Circuit Court is unconstitutional because defendants and plaintiffs who pay it must do so regardless of whether they have children. Randall Gatz, identified only as...
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, May 5, the 125th day of 2015. There are 240 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On May 5, 1945, in the only fatal attack of its kind during World War II, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded on Gearhart Mountain in...
  • Christie associates plead not guilty to GW Bridge charges

    NEWARK, N.J. The prosecution of Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni has just begun in the George Washington Bridge saga, but the two have already made part of their legal strategy clear: Neither is stupid enough to have closed lanes at the bridge to punish...
  • Resentencing forced by U.S. high court ends in life in prison again

    Resentencing forced by U.S. high court ends in life in prison again
    Nearly a quarter-century after he was first sent away for life for taking part in a double murder while in the eighth grade, Adolfo Davis on Monday listened intently as a Cook County judge went on at length in announcing her ruling on his fate. A...
  • SeaWorld fraud lawsuits could be tough for consumers to win

    SeaWorld fraud lawsuits could be tough for consumers to win
    SeaWorld is fighting three lawsuits from customers who say the company misled them about treatment of its whales, but several legal experts say the cases may be difficult for the plaintiffs to win. "It's just highly unlikely it's ever going to result...
  • San Diego man sentenced to jail for not telling partner he is HIV positive

    San Diego man sentenced to jail for not telling partner he is HIV positive
    A San Diego man was sentenced Monday to six months in jail after pleading no contest to a charge of violating a California health code by failing to tell a sex partner that he was HIV positive. Thomas Miguel Guerra, 30, pleaded no contest to violating a...
  • Judge OKs Hogan's order to extend hold on riot suspects

    Judge OKs Hogan's order to extend hold on riot suspects
    A Baltimore circuit judge ruled Monday that Gov. Larry Hogan did not violate the Maryland Constitution when he ordered that hundreds of people arrested during last week's riots could be held longer than 24 hours before seeing a court commissioner....