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  • Tribal law in America [Commentary]

    Tribal law in America [Commentary]
    An anthropologist looking back from some more enlightened future at American values and gender roles in this young century would learn much from the cases of Shaneen Allen and Ray Rice, concluding that we remain a highly patriarchal, tribal and violent...
  • Texas judge denies request to end same-sex marriage

    FORT WORTH, Texas Brooke Powell and Cori Jo Long walked into a Tarrant County courthouse Friday morning with the same goal in mind to end their marriage. But the women, married in June 2010 in New Hampshire, had different ways in which they hoped to...
  • Mental health issues delay resentencing of felon who brutally assaulted girl in 2005

    Mental health issues delay resentencing of felon who brutally assaulted girl in 2005
    Milagro Cunningham has had a variety of court victories and health setbacks since he was sentenced in 2009 to four life terms for a savage attack on an 8-year-old girl in Palm Beach County. The 26-year-old former Lake Worth man was due back in court...
  • Supreme Court questions need for documents' secrecy

    Supreme Court questions need for documents' secrecy
    TALLAHASSEE -- A lawyer for a Republican political consultant trying to keep out of public view documents at the center of a redistricting lawsuit ran into resistance from Florida Supreme Court justices across the ideological spectrum Friday. The...
  • Florida court shuts down diploma mill business at request of federal regulators

    WASHINGTON A U.S. District Court in Florida on Friday shut down a diploma mill business that federal regulators say earned more than $11 million selling fake high school diplomas online. The court's order, which came in response to a lawsuit filed by the...
  • Ex-El Salvador president to await graft trial in jail, not at home

    SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Former El Salvador President Francisco Flores was taken from his home in San Salvador where he was under house arrest to prison on Friday where he will remain until he faces trial on corruption charges. Flores, who was...
  • Ten Commandments marker can stay at Oklahoma Capitol: judge

    (Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit that sought the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from state Capitol grounds as an unconstitutional use of public property to endorse religion. Oklahoma County District Court Judge Thomas...
  • Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty

    Man who ate napkins to conceal insider trading pleads guilty
    A Brooklyn, New York mortgage broker, who would scribble secret stock tips on napkins and pass them to an accomplice in Grand Central station before eating them, pleaded guilty to insider trading on Friday, federal prosecutors said. Frank Tamayo, 41, was...
  • County seeks protection for Adrian Peterson's son

    Hennepin County (Minn.) filed a court petition Friday seeking protection for Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son after his alleged abuse by the Vikings running back. The petition asked a judge to approve a safety plan for the child, including that...
  • Government opposes BofA bid to throw out 'Hustle' verdict

    The U.S. government is opposing Bank of America's request that a federal judge throw out a jury verdict that found it liable for fraud over mortgages sold to mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The government's opposition comes after the...
  • Figure in Trial Of Hartford Police Officer Charged With Murder

    Figure in Trial Of Hartford Police Officer Charged With Murder
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court judge has signed an arrest warrant charging Brandon Henry, who was once given immunity to testify against a Hartford officer, with murder for a killing this summer. Henry, 31, of East Hartford, and his friend Jashon...