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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Providence woman found guilty of first-degree child abuse

    A 29-year-old Providence woman has been found guilty of abusing her 6-month-old son, who suffered permanent brain damage and broken bones. The state attorney general's office says a Superior Court jury convicted Danielle Lefebvre of first-degree child...
  • Justices revive ex-UPS worker's pregnancy bias lawsuit

    The Supreme Court gave a former UPS driver another chance Wednesday to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant. The justices on Wednesday sided 6-3 with former driver Peggy Young in...
  • Firearms charges bring 6-year sentence for man

    Firearms charges bring 6-year sentence for man
    A Gary man was sentenced Thursday to six years for for two handgun charges and a probation revocation. Defense attorney R. Brian Woodward said he can understand the mindset of his client, Herman Banks III, 21, who feels the area where he lives at 7th...
  • Judge orders new trial for 3 men convicted of '95 slaying

    Three men imprisoned for nearly 20 years after a jury convicted them of murder in 1996 should have a new trial because a prosecutor suppressed evidence that calls into question the men's guilt, a judge ruled Thursday. Eugene Johnson Jr., 37, Derrick...
  • New Jersey suit over Florida pizza shop logo tossed

    The New Jersey Turnpike Authority's lawsuit against a Florida pizza shop for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs has been tossed. Federal Judge William Martini granted the Jersey Boardwalk Pizza shop's request to...
  • Man gets 3 years for unauthorized release

    Man gets 3 years for unauthorized release
    Nearly three years ago, Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Ross Boswell imposed a 10-year sentence for Charles Taylor for aggravated battery, with six years served in the Indiana Department of Correction and four years in Lake County Community Corrections....
  • Suspects in new Islamic State case appear in Chicago court

    Two suburban Chicago cousins accused of seeking to provide material support to the Islamic State group have made an initial appearance in federal court. The Aurora cousins entered Thursday's hearing with their ankles and wrists shackled. One, 29-year-...
  • Potential billion-dollar verdict rests on disputed deadline

    What does it cost to miss a deadline? For the company that makes the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, the answer could be more than $1 billion. Kentucky is suing Purdue Pharma on claims that the company misrepresented its prescription painkiller,...
  • Ex-NFL star Sharper to appear twice in New Orleans court

    An April 7 court date has been set in a Louisiana state court for Darren Sharper, the former NFL star who has entered pleas in four states where he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women. So far, Sharper has pleaded guilty to charges in Las...
  • Obama nominates Murphy Firm partner for federal bench

    Obama nominates Murphy Firm partner for federal bench
    President Barack Obama has nominated trial attorney Paula Xinis to become a U.S. District Court judge in Maryland. Xinis, a partner at the Baltimore law firm of Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, was an assistant federal public defender for 13 years, and...
  • Court rejects appeal of priest who died fighting conviction

    A state appellate court has rejected the appeal of a Roman Catholic priest who died in prison while serving time in a Philadelphia abuse case. The Rev. Charles Engelhardt insisted he was wrongly convicted at his 2013 trial. The 67-year-old priest was...