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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Comedy gold: Watch three U.S. judges dismantle a copyright troll's case

    Prenda Law Group, the notorious law firm that disbanded soon after a Los Angeles federal judge accused it of operating a "porno-trolling collective" and slapped its principals with steep contempt sanctions, was back in court Monday to appeal the judge's...
  • Officer charged in Gray death contends arrest was legal

    One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray wants the police department and prosecutor to produce a knife that was the reason for the arrest, saying in court papers that it is an illegal weapon. The city's top prosecutor, Marilyn...
  • Man who shipped guns to ex-NFL star Hernandez gets 2 years

    A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison. Oscar Hernandez Jr., no relation to Aaron, had pleaded guilty to charges including gun conspiracy...
  • Mobster Suspected In Museum Theft Case Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charges

    Mobster Suspected In Museum Theft Case Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charges
    NEW HAVEN - Robert Gentile, an aging Hartford mobster the FBI says is a person of interest in the world's most notorious unsolved art heist, pleaded not guilty in federal court Tuesday to a new indictment charging him with weapons crimes. The indictment,...
  • Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

    Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people — even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case. The...
  • Teen son testifies in New Jersey military child abuse case

    The teenage son of a military couple charged with abusing their three foster children told a jury Tuesday that his parents used Bible passages to justify hitting the toddlers with a paddle, stick and other implements. The "rod of correction" was one form...
  • Man tied by FBI to art theft pleads not guilty to gun charge

    A reputed mobster accused by the FBI of being linked to long-sought paintings stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges. Robert Gentile of Manchester is accused of being a convicted felon in...
  • Ex-FBI agent to undergo psychiatric exam after arrest at CIA

    A federal magistrate has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a former FBI agent who was arrested at CIA headquarters after a confrontation with security officers. Tunisia Davis of Alexandria was charged with interfering with a federal officer, a...
  • Kane County 'second chance' program gets high marks

    Kane County 'second chance' program gets high marks
    For two decades, the success of Kane County's pre-trial diversion program for certain first-time offenders remained largely anecdotal. Four different state's attorneys have overseen the Deferred Prosecution program, originally called Second Chance,...
  • Suit: $10 Cook County court daycare fee unconstitutional

    A new class-action lawsuit alleges that one of the nation's largest court systems violates the Illinois Constitution by requiring anyone filing a civil suit to pay a $10 fee for daycare-style services that the majority of litigants never use. The 15-page...
  • 'Depraved' child molester gets 90-year sentence

    'Depraved' child molester gets 90-year sentence
    Lake Superior Court Judge Clarence Murray sentenced a former Lake Station man to 90 years in prison in what the judge called one of the most heinous child molesting cases he's seen. Thad Dale Stewart Jr., 32, of Rochester, maintained his innocence and...