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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Judge orders voter ID investigationissued his order around the same time a civil liberties group filed a motion in
Judge orders voter ID investigation
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
issued his order around the same time a civil liberties group filed a motion in a separate case demanding a federal appellate court invalidate voter ID requirements in Wisconsin because the state hasn't abided by its pledge. Under Wisconsin... Read more
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Daily Herald
New trial for man convicted of 2006 Rolling Meadows murderA Chicago man's words during his sentencing hearing for a Rolling Meadows murde
New trial for man convicted of 2006 Rolling Meadows murder
Daily Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
A Chicago man's words during his sentencing hearing for a Rolling Meadows murder could prove prophetic now that an appellate court has granted him a new trial. Convicted of the 2006 shooting death of aspiring rapper Marquis Lovings, Patrick Taylor... Read more
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Daily Herald
Court affirms conviction of ex-DuPage forest district IT directorformer DuPage County Forest Preserve District IT director must now serve a 180-
Court affirms conviction of ex-DuPage forest district IT director
Daily Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
former DuPage County Forest Preserve District IT director must now serve a 180-day jail sentence after the Second District Appellate Court of Illinois affirmed his conviction on unlawful participation and official misconduct charges. DuPage Judge... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Appellate Court upholds conviction of ex-DuPage County employeeand two years of probation. He also was ordered to pay $104,572 in court costs
Appellate Court upholds conviction of ex-DuPage County employee
My Suburban Life / Posted 15 hours ago
and two years of probation. He also was ordered to pay $104,572 in court costs and fines. He has remained free pending the Appellate Court’s ruling. Tepper, along with Mark McDonald, 56, of Wheaton, originally faced several hundred counts of theft... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Not going to miss the Ayatollah of Alabama': State's chief justice removed in gay-marriage disputeby the Alabama Supreme Court. In its final judgment, the panel stated that it
'Not going to miss the Ayatollah of Alabama': State's chief justice removed in gay-marriage dispute
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
by the Alabama Supreme Court. In its final judgment, the panel stated that it did not accept his argument. “The reality,” appellate court judge J. Michael Joiner wrote on behalf of the panel, was “that Chief Justice Moore was in fact 'ordering and... Read more
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NJ.com
Life sentence stands for killer of Chatham priest, report saysduring the case calling Feliciano a "self-centered narcissist" who tore a "path
Life sentence stands for killer of Chatham priest, report says
NJ.com / Posted 17 hours ago
during the case calling Feliciano a "self-centered narcissist" who tore a "path of carnage" the day he killed Hinds. The appellate court in its 70-page decision rejected claims by Feliciano of juror bias and prosecutorial misconduct, but it also... Read more
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People Magazine
Judge Denies Daycare Worker Melissa Calusinski's Request for Trial in Death of 16-Month-Old Illinois Boyfor a new trial was an attempt to retry existing evidence. Calusinski's attorne
Judge Denies Daycare Worker Melissa Calusinski's Request for Trial in Death of 16-Month-Old Illinois Boy
People Magazine / Posted 18 hours ago
for a new trial was an attempt to retry existing evidence. Calusinski's attorneys will appeal the ruling with the state appellate court, Calusinski's father, Paul Calusinski, has told PEOPLE. On Jan. 14, 2009, Benjamin Kingan was found... Read more
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Daily Herald
Calusinski denied new trial in death of toddler at Lincolnshire day carehead injury argument was explored by defense attorneys at Calusinki's trial. T
Calusinski denied new trial in death of toddler at Lincolnshire day care
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
head injury argument was explored by defense attorneys at Calusinki's trial. The conflicting documents resulted in three days of heated hearings in August and September. Calusinski is expected to appeal the ruling with the state appellate... Read more
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Daily Record
Conviction, life sentence stands for Chatham priest killerfugitive for 21 years from a Pennsylvania allegation of improper conduct with a
Conviction, life sentence stands for Chatham priest killer
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
fugitive for 21 years from a Pennsylvania allegation of improper conduct with a female child and intended to fire him. The appellate court panel in May had released a 70-page decision that rejected Feliciano's claims of an unfair trial. He had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Leadership Tussle - Court Adjourns Hearingthe opening of session on Thursday, Mr. Abang said the court would adjourn pend
PDP Leadership Tussle - Court Adjourns Hearing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the opening of session on Thursday, Mr. Abang said the court would adjourn pending the determination of the appeal in the appellate court. He however blasted the Makarfi-led faction for going to a higher court, while its grievances had not been... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Time to Stop Fighting School Choicefor giving low-income and working-class parents the power to do what parents wi
Time to Stop Fighting School Choice
Columbia County Observer / Posted yesterday
for giving low-income and working-class parents the power to do what parents with money do all the time. Last month, an appellate court in Tallahassee dismissed the lawsuit that the Florida teachers union, the NAACP, and others filed in 2014 to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fight over American Dream bond endsto forgo any further appeals, the attorney for the shopping and entertainment c
Fight over American Dream bond ends
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
to forgo any further appeals, the attorney for the shopping and entertainment center announced Thursday. The state Appellate Court on Tuesday rejected all of the claims of the New Jersey Alliance for Fiscal Integrity, a month-old group that... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Anti-Semitic leaflets found on vehicles at Lafayette BART stationa free speech issue that transit police can’t interfere with, said Alicia Trost
Anti-Semitic leaflets found on vehicles at Lafayette BART station
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a free speech issue that transit police can’t interfere with, said Alicia Trost, a BART spokeswoman, citing a California appellate court ruling that protects the leaving of flyers on cars parked on public property. “Appellate court case law... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$70m land claim knocked back againprices - but were unsuccessful. They challenged the matter to the Court of App
$70m land claim knocked back again
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
prices - but were unsuccessful. They challenged the matter to the Court of Appeal but, again, were unsuccessful. The appellate court ruled the board had a duty to offer the land back to four of the seven descendants, because it had acquired... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Semitic leaflets found on vehicles at Lafayette BART stationa free speech issue that transit police can’t interfere with, said Alicia Trost
Semitic leaflets found on vehicles at Lafayette BART station
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
a free speech issue that transit police can’t interfere with, said Alicia Trost, a BART spokeswoman, citing a California appellate court ruling that protects the leaving of flyers on cars parked on public property. “Appellate court case law... Read more
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NJ Biz
Update: N.J. Supreme Court will not hear hospitals' suit against DOBI over OMNIAto reject the petition filed by the hospitals came Wednesday, and follows a dec
Update: N.J. Supreme Court will not hear hospitals' suit against DOBI over OMNIA
NJ Biz / Posted yesterday
to reject the petition filed by the hospitals came Wednesday, and follows a decision against the hospitals from the appellate court in June. The case still lists 11 hospitals, but St. Luke's Warren Campus dropped out earlier this year. "We... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Diversion debated for former Knox Schools payables supervisor who pleaded guilty to theftBut who exactly qualifies as an "appointed" official under the "Baumgartner rul
Diversion debated for former Knox Schools payables supervisor who pleaded guilty to theft
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
But who exactly qualifies as an "appointed" official under the "Baumgartner rule" has not yet been addressed by a state appellate court. Last month, 8th Judicial District Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton questioned whether jailers in Scott... Read more
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NJ Biz
N.J. Supreme Court will not hear hospitals' suit against DOBI over OMNIAto reject the petition filed by the hospitals came Wednesday, and follows a dec
N.J. Supreme Court will not hear hospitals' suit against DOBI over OMNIA
NJ Biz / Posted yesterday
to reject the petition filed by the hospitals came Wednesday, and follows a decision against the hospitals from the appellate court in June. The case still lists 11 hospitals, but St. Luke's Warren Campus dropped out earlier this... Read more
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NBC News
The 9/11 victims' bill is now law. Here are the next steps in the Saudi suitrolling again. It's been a long time coming; the initial case was filed in 2003
The 9/11 victims' bill is now law. Here are the next steps in the Saudi suit
NBC News / Posted yesterday
rolling again. It's been a long time coming; the initial case was filed in 2003 against Saudi Arabia and has been stuck in appellate court following three appeals from both sides over whether or not Saudi Arabia was exempt due to sovereign... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Court reverses 2014 judgment against BBX, Alan Levanof this litigation and if it is pursued we have little doubt about the outcome,
Court reverses 2014 judgment against BBX, Alan Levan
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
of this litigation and if it is pursued we have little doubt about the outcome," he said. Two matters were reversed by the appellate court: the summary judgment in 2014 that alleged Alan Levan violated securities laws during a lengthy earnings... Read more
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The Morning Call
PA high court expands right to sue counties over public defenderscalled the ruling a victory, but not a final victory. The state Supreme Court's
PA high court expands right to sue counties over public defenders
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
called the ruling a victory, but not a final victory. The state Supreme Court's ruling late Wednesday overturned a lower appellate court decision. Roper says it means that criminal defendants now have an avenue to sue before their case is... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
First debate proves underwhelmingliberal line that it was declared "unconstitutional." That ruling was by a lowe
First debate proves underwhelming
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
liberal line that it was declared "unconstitutional." That ruling was by a lower court judge whose bias was rebuked by an appellate court, and then New York's new mayor dropped the city's appeal. Speaking of Mr. Holt, he clearly took to heart the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mundelein High School changes schedule"Is what we decide going to be perfect for everyone?" board member Al Hitzke sa
Mundelein High School changes schedule
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
"Is what we decide going to be perfect for everyone?" board member Al Hitzke said. "Probably not." Full story. An Illinois appellate court on Wednesday upheld a life sentence for an Arlington Heights man who was convicted of killing his father in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Life sentence upheld for Arlington Heights man who killed his fatherAn Illinois appellate court on Wednesday upheld a life sentence for an Arlingto
Life sentence upheld for Arlington Heights man who killed his father
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
An Illinois appellate court on Wednesday upheld a life sentence for an Arlington Heights man who was convicted of killing his father in 2011. Matthew Nellessen was found guilty of first-degree murder for the bludgeoning and stabbing death of his... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at BART Trouble Jewish Communitytold NBC Bay Area via email that there was nothing they could do about the flie
Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at BART Trouble Jewish Community
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
told NBC Bay Area via email that there was nothing they could do about the fliers, because it's a first amendment issue. "Appellate court case law rules leafletting free speech material on windhields is allowable and we cannot prohibit it," the... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus teacher's conviction for showing 'obscene' film upheldwhen he sentenced her 18 months ago. Kearns has served no jail time pending her
Columbus teacher's conviction for showing 'obscene' film upheld
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
when he sentenced her 18 months ago. Kearns has served no jail time pending her appeals. After viewing the movie, the appellate court found that two of the vignettes met the legal element of "patently offensive sexual conduct." "The sexual... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
DeSoto attempted murder defendant, Webster child molester fail to get sentences overthrownTwo men failed to sway an appellate court to reverse their prison sentences, ac
DeSoto attempted murder defendant, Webster child molester fail to get sentences overthrown
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
Two men failed to sway an appellate court to reverse their prison sentences, according to opinions released Wednesday by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal In DeSoto Parish, the 15-year sentence of a Mansfield man convicted of attempted manslaughter... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Maud Mayor is out after missing three meetingsattempted murder defendant, Webster child molester fail to get sentences overth
Maud Mayor is out after missing three meetings
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
attempted murder defendant, Webster child molester fail to get sentences overthrown Two men failed to sway an appellate court to reverse their prison sentences, according to opinions released Wednesday by the 2nd Circuit Court of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Unexpected guilty plea pushed off Stamford kidnapping trialunconstitutionally denied his motion to dismiss his public defender and be allo
Unexpected guilty plea pushed off Stamford kidnapping trial
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
unconstitutionally denied his motion to dismiss his public defender and be allowed to defend himself at trial. The state Appellate Court found in Braswell’s favor and reversed the conviction and ordered a new trial that was scheduled to start in... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Judges uphold conviction of teacher who showed students ABCs of Deathwhen he sentenced her 18 months ago. Kearns has served no jail time yet pending
Judges uphold conviction of teacher who showed students ABCs of Death
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
when he sentenced her 18 months ago. Kearns has served no jail time yet pending her appeals. After viewing the movie, the appellate court found two of the vignettes met the legal element of "patently offensive sexual conduct." "The sexual conduct... Read more
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The Wanderer
DaRosa Loses Superior Court AppealDeRosa could appeal the court’s decision, but felt it was a significant process
DaRosa Loses Superior Court Appeal
The Wanderer / Posted 2 days ago
DeRosa could appeal the court’s decision, but felt it was a significant process and one that would have to go before an appellate court. “They would have to show misinterpretation or use of faulty law … and the court may not hear it … they... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Suit: DOT took too long to treat icy bridge before crashof Transportation's response time was reasonable. The Day (http://bit.ly/2drCN
Suit: DOT took too long to treat icy bridge before crash
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
of Transportation's response time was reasonable. The Day (http://bit.ly/2drCNr5 ) reported on Monday that the state Appellate Court ruled that the question of whether the DOT responded reasonably to the reported highway defect should be... Read more
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PhysOrg
There are question marks over much of the forensic evidence used in our courtswe must be more discerning in the types of forensic science we admit into court
There are question marks over much of the forensic evidence used in our courts
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
we must be more discerning in the types of forensic science we admit into courts. The reservations expressed by the appellate court in Carroll's case should be extended. Until research establishes bite-mark analysis (or any other forensic... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Judges’ decision upholding Ohio absentee-ballot rules is appealedfull 15-judge 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overrule a decision earlier
Judges’ decision upholding Ohio absentee-ballot rules is appealed
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
full 15-judge 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overrule a decision earlier this by month by a three-judge panel of the appellate court. The panel that largely left the GOP laws intact divided along party and racial lines, with two whites... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court to Rule in Suit Against Tambuwal Dec. 9Justice Bode Rhodes Vivour fixed the date for ruling after submissions by vario
Supreme Court to Rule in Suit Against Tambuwal Dec. 9
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Justice Bode Rhodes Vivour fixed the date for ruling after submissions by various parties. The appellants argued that the appellate court erred in law by holding that their joint suit has no life to sustain it simply because of the general... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Appellate court orders Peorian resentenced in murder case PEORIA — A trio of appellate court judges has ordered a Peoria man be resente
Appellate court orders Peorian resentenced in murder case
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
PEORIA — A trio of appellate court judges has ordered a Peoria man be resentenced for murder, saying a local judge wrongly considered certain factors. The opinion from the 3rd District... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Common Cause takes on fight for Texans’ voting rightsat the center of the fight for voting rights," Flanagan said. That fight has t
Common Cause takes on fight for Texans’ voting rights
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
at the center of the fight for voting rights," Flanagan said. That fight has taken place on several fronts. A federal appellate court this year upheld a lower-court ruling that Texas' Voter-ID law discriminates against minorities and the poor.... Read more
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Al.com
Court upholds Alabama ban on PAC-to-PAC transfersAn appellate court has upheld Alabama's ban on transfers of campaign contributi
Court upholds Alabama ban on PAC-to-PAC transfers
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
An appellate court has upheld Alabama's ban on transfers of campaign contributions between political action committees. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled the 2010 law is not an unconstitutional prohibition on free political... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Cop discharged but not amounting to acquittalwhich were to run concurrently. The decision was affirmed by the High Court lat
Cop discharged but not amounting to acquittal
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
which were to run concurrently. The decision was affirmed by the High Court later but the decision was overturned by an Appellate Court where he was acquitted and discharged. The Appellate Court ordered the case to be remitted to the lower... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Retired judge recounts WWII experiencesGrowing up as a Delta farm boy, retired appellate court judge John Fraiser drea
Retired judge recounts WWII experiences
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Growing up as a Delta farm boy, retired appellate court judge John Fraiser dreamed of flying. Fraiser realized his dream before the age of 18. In service to his country, he flew as a turret gunner with the 15th Air Force aboard a B-24 Liberator... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Man Serving 80-Year Sentence Gets New Murder Trialof a woman and the wounding of his girlfriend and her daughter a decade ago has
Man Serving 80-Year Sentence Gets New Murder Trial
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
of a woman and the wounding of his girlfriend and her daughter a decade ago has been granted a new trial. The state Appellate Court ruled on Monday that the jury that convicted Durante Best should have been instructed to consider that his... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Pennsylvania Superior Court rules against sex offender receiving sentence-reliefphotographs of two of the girls. He argued that to search his phone, the police
Pennsylvania Superior Court rules against sex offender receiving sentence-relief
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
photographs of two of the girls. He argued that to search his phone, the police needed a search warrant. However, the appellate court ruled that the police had the necessary warrant for the search. Anderson used the phone and internet to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Benue PDP Accuses Ortom of Seizing Suswam's Propertyfurther understand that on 27th June, 2016, after adopting the motions of both
Benue PDP Accuses Ortom of Seizing Suswam's Property
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
further understand that on 27th June, 2016, after adopting the motions of both parties, the presiding judge of the appellate court, Justice Oyebisi Oluwaye JCA, had adjourned the matter to 6th October 2016 for the entertainment of written... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judge Hands-Off Kanu, Others Trial Over Alleged Biasissue, ought not have reversed himself and granted the same application, an act
Judge Hands-Off Kanu, Others Trial Over Alleged Bias
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
issue, ought not have reversed himself and granted the same application, an action they said should have been taken by the appellate court. More so, the defendants, alleged that the trial judge denied them fair hearing on the day he gave the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Convicted killer wins new trialfor fatally shooting one woman and seriously wounding two others 10 years ago h
Convicted killer wins new trial
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
for fatally shooting one woman and seriously wounding two others 10 years ago has been granted a new trial. The state Appellate Court on Monday ruled that the jury that convicted Durante Best should have been instructed that they could... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Honduran thrice caught in U.S. illegally wins federal appeal on sentencingof Canelas-Amador prevented a judge from sentencing him and, therefore, formall
Honduran thrice caught in U.S. illegally wins federal appeal on sentencing
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
of Canelas-Amador prevented a judge from sentencing him and, therefore, formally completing the conviction process. The appellate court opted to invoke what's known as the "rule of lenity," a long tradition of ruling in favor of a defendant when... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Mark your ballotsStreator. Voters will also have a say in whether or not Judge Vicki R. Wright
Mark your ballots
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 days ago
Streator. Voters will also have a say in whether or not Judge Vicki R. Wright shall be retained in office as Judge of the Appellate Court, 3rd Judicial District; and whether or not Howard Chris Ryan Jr., Marc P. Bernabei and Lance R. Peterson... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama inmate scheduled for execution files appealMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A 74-year-old Alabama inmate scheduled to be executed i
Alabama inmate scheduled for execution files appeal
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A 74-year-old Alabama inmate scheduled to be executed in November is asking an appellate court to review his claim that Alabama's lethal injection procedure is inhumane. Lawyers for Thomas Arthur filed the appeal with the... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto school board to hold special policy workshop Tuesdaya trial court originally ruled that the city must produce these documents under
Palo Alto school board to hold special policy workshop Tuesday
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
a trial court originally ruled that the city must produce these documents under the California Public Records Act, an appellate court later reversed that decision. Staff is looking for feedback on Tuesday from the full board on whether or not... Read more
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The Signal
Bomb case is latest hardship for NJ's large Muslim communityentitled to sexual relations at any time with his wife — legal reasoning that M
Bomb case is latest hardship for NJ's large Muslim community
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
entitled to sexual relations at any time with his wife — legal reasoning that Muslim law experts rejected and a ruling an appellate court later reversed. Yet, the case was seized on by advocates for bans on Islamic law in other states. In New... Read more
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