Nissan announced the Grand Prix winner for the second Nissan Art Award, which recognizes exceptional work by Japanese artists. Seven finalists were selected by jury members in May and their respective works.. The post Nissan Art Award 2015 Grand Prix Winner Announced – Yuko Mohri appeared first on Gadgets, gizmos, and tech from the East.
A woman who brought a sexual misconduct suit against the former co-director of the Kabbalah Center, a spiritual group whose brand of Jewish mysticism has drawn many celebrity devotees, was awarded $177,500 in damages by a jury on Tuesday. Show More Summary
A Los Angeles jury on Tuesday ordered Kabbalah Centre International and a former co-director of the organization to pay a total of $177,500 to a former student who alleged the rabbi plied her with drugs and alcohol with the intent of raping her. Last year, Jena Scaccetti sued the organization,...
In a highly unusual move, a juror sent a note to the judge pleading to be excused less than two hours after the jury convened to decide whether Assemblyman Silver was guilty of fraud.
Seven people who prosecutors say were involved in the beating death of a teenager during a counseling session at an upstate New York church were indicted on second-degree murder charges on Tuesday by a grand jury. Lucas Leonard, 19,Show More Summary
What becomes a legend most? Ryan Coogler knows. Fresh from "Fruitvale Station," his impressive, Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning debut, writer-director Coogler presents the very different "Creed," a film that is nominally a spinoff of the celebrated "Rocky" series but actually plays like something...
It has been a difficult several weeks for former Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, once one of the most powerful men in New York. Closing arguments concluded in Silver's multi-week corruption trial that saw its beginnings with the Speaker's arrest in January amidst allegations that he traded favors to benefit two......
One hundred and ninety-six million dollars. That astounding number is the amount a Texas jury awarded plaintiff Scott D. Martin who sued Andrews Kurth for malpractice. Plaintiffs have just moved the court to file an entry of judgment. The proposed order seeks an actual damages award of $196 million,......
Less than two hours after the jury considering the fate of former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver began deliberating on the corruption charges against him, a distressed juror's note has thrown a wrench in the proceedings. The note appears to be the work of a holdout facing a group of jurors that have already made up their mind to a large degree. It reads: [ more › ]
I reported for jury duty to a small room in the municipal court building. The walls were tired shades of neutral, from beige to brown, with no decoration or windows. The drab ceiling tiles were dingy and grey, and the room was lit with fluorescent bulbs. Show More Summary
The jury in the Chris Cairns perjury trial has retired to consider its verdict and will reconvene at Southwark Crown Court on Friday to continue its deliberations
November 24th, 2014 was a turning point for me. I was driving when the news came that the Grand Jury in Ferguson Missouri announced no indictment of Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18 year-old Michael Brown. I was stunned that the violent end of Michael Brown's life was unworthy of a trial. Show More Summary
A Georgia mother was found guilty this week on 28 counts related to child abuse, including forcing her adopted daughter to go days without water and putting a gun to the girl’s head. Earlier this month, the teen told a jury in Butler, Georgia how her mother, Diana Franklin, had put her in...
Efforts have failed to release the transcripts for the secretive grand jury that declined to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, after the New York Court of Appeals denied the motion yesterday. According...Show More Summary
The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has denied an appeal brought by the NAACP and the New York Civil Liberties Union, among others, to release testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo—the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]
The people who run the controversial homeless shelter at Peachtree and Pine streets will get a jury trial over their claims that the nonprofit was wrongfully targeted in a quiet plan to oust them from the massive building. The MetroShow More Summary
Prosecutors: Dotcom made $175M, should face a jury for copyright crimes.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistani man is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after a U.S. jury convicted him of plotting to bomb a shopping center in England as part of an al Qaeda plan for attacks in Europe and the United States.
Nearly a year after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict the police officers involved in Eric Garner's death, sparking massive protests, New York's highest court has declined to hear an appeal requesting the release of the grand jury transcripts. Such documents usually aren't made public, but the... More »
Citizens of Colorado are increasingly employing the use of jury nullification to keep innocents people out of cages - and it's driving prosecutors crazy. Adams County, CO — Colorado prosecutors are getting frustrated at jurors for daring to exercise rationality instead of blindly following the will of the State. Show More Summary