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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Prosecutors: Midlothian cop used unreasonable force on suspect

    Prosecutors: Midlothian cop used unreasonable force on suspect
    James Snyder had just left a Midlothian bar early Thanksgiving morning three years ago when he heard someone shout at him from across the parking lot and was suddenly charged by several men. Testifying in federal court Tuesday, Snyder said that as he...
  • Legal fight over California's unique art-sales law nears climax

    Legal fight over California's unique art-sales law nears climax
    Past and future paydays for American artists were at stake in a Pasadena courtroom Tuesday as a group of them tried to salvage a special privilege that only California confers: the right to pocket a 5% royalty whenever a California collector or gallery...
  • Ebony Wilkerson's team offers sterilization plan

    Ebony Wilkerson's team offers sterilization plan
    DAYTONA BEACH — Ebony Wilkerson's pregnancy made her temporarily crazy, her defense team argued before two courtroom surprises Tuesday. The first was an offer to sterilize Wilkerson to avoid a repeat of the mental breakdown that her attorneys...
  • Pakistan PM lifts moratorium on death penalty after school attack

    The Pakistani prime minister lifted a moratorium on the death penalty on Wednesday, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school, killing 132 students and nine teachers, a government spokesman said. Pakistan began three days of mourning on Wednesday for...
  • Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case

    Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case
    Roman Polanski boarded a red-eye out of the country in January 1978, just months after he had agreed to a plea deal to end a Los Angeles County case in which he was accused of raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl. His departure sparked a debate that...
  • L.A. County to pay out $10,000 reward in church arson fire

    L.A. County to pay out $10,000 reward in church arson fire
    Four people who helped authorities track down and prosecute a man who set a Hacienda Heights church on fire in 2011 will share a $10,000 reward, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors said Tuesday. The reward was offered by the board three days...
  • Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago

     Two judges confirmed for U.S. District Court in Chicago
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night voted to confirm Jorge L. Alonso, a Cook County associate judge, and John Blakey, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office's head of special prosecutions, to vacant judgeships on the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
  • Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter

    Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter
    An alleged cop shooter might have remained in jail had a probation agent sent a judge a request for an arrest warrant that the office had prepared. Donte Jones, arrested Sunday after Baltimore police say he shot an officer, was in court six months ago...
  • Federal judge rules Obama overstepped his authority in issuing executive order on immigration

    PITTSBURGH A federal judge in Pittsburgh ruled Tuesday that President Barack Obama overstepped his authority and violated the Constitution when he issued an executive order last month to delay deportation for millions of people living in the U.S....
  • 3 held for trial on charges they beat gay couple in Philadelphia

    3 held for trial on charges they beat gay couple in Philadelphia
    Two men and a woman from Bucks County will be tried on criminal charges that say they beat a gay couple in Philadelphia. Testimony during a preliminary hearing Tuesday, held in Philadelphia's Criminal Justice Center, helped clarify the events from...
  • Man held in May bank robbery charged in Austin slaying

    Man held in May bank robbery charged in Austin slaying
    A man arrested in a May bank robbery after a police officer saw him walking around with money falling out of his pockets has been charged with the killing of a man outside an Austin car wash three days before the robbery, authorities said. Lavert Pitts,...