A Superior Court judge has exonerated a District man who spent 28 years in prison for murder, the fifth D.C. man to be cleared since 2009 after being convicted in connection with flawed FBI forensic testimony.Read full article >>
Aaron Hernandez is in court for a hearing on a witness intimidation charge. Big new tattoo on his neck #7news pic.twitter.com/jALBDj8weB — Brad Tatum 7News (@BradTatum) May 21, 2015 Aaron Hernandez appeared in Superior Court in New Bedford, Mass., on Thursday, this time featuring a large new neck tattoo that reads "LIFETIME" over a star design. Show More Summary
An Alameda County Superior Court jury has found a registered sex offender guilty of first-degree murder in the strangling death of 50-year-old Sandra Coke, a federal public defender investigator with whom he had fathered a child years earlier.
Shutterstock has lots of images of a white lady in a convertible receiving a traffic ticket, but that's not what this story is about. bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock Earlier this week, the Washington state Supreme Court ordered a $12 increase in the maximum fine for most traffic violations. Show More Summary
THE DISTRICTEx-drug offenders get their graduation dayIt was an emotional day in courtroom C-10 of D.C. Superior Court Wednesday as graduates of the court’s drug intervention classes participated in the court’s annual commencement ceremony.Read full article >>
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the District’s former mayor, to 12 months supervised probation after Barry pleaded guilty to assault and making threats in connection with an altercation at a Chinatown bank in January.Read full article >>
It was an emotional day in courtroom C-10 of D.C. Superior Court Wednesday as graduates of the court’s drug intervention classes participated in the court’s annual commencement ceremony.Acting U.S. Attorney Vincent Cohen Jr., D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Show More Summary
A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty yesterday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. A Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge sentenced Alix Tichelman to six years in prison, bringing a sudden and unexpected conclusion to a tawdry...
If Orange County Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly erred in interpreting the law when he sentenced a child molester to 10 years in prison in April, or if he exceeded his authority by knowingly imposing a sentence not allowed by law, California's justice system is able to rectify the problem, at...
Sentencing for Barry Freundel, the once-influential Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping dozens of women as they prepared for a ritual bath, is scheduled for Friday in D.C. Superior Court.Read full article >>
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California environmentalists on Thursday asked a Superior Court judge to vacate new regulations governing the disposal of water produced by oil drilling, saying they do not move quickly enough to protect water supplies in the drought-ravaged state.
Like most judges, Kern County Superior Court Judge John Fielder did not necessarily carve out a reputation of being warm and cuddly on the bench.
A superior court judge says students have "a public right" to comprehensive, medically accurate sex ed -- finally
With legal action already underway in Florida for violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act, today saw Walt Disney Parks and Resorts sued by over a dozen families with autistic children in Los Angeles Superior Court. Like the...Show More Summary
The family of a young girl who it says was injured in an accident on a Knott’s Berry Farm ride has filed a lawsuit in Orange County Superior Court, asking for punitive damages and the cost of medical bills.
The attorney for Barry Freundel, the once-influential Orthodox rabbi who secretly videotaped dozens of nude women as they prepared for a ritual bath, has asked a D.C. Superior Court judge to spare his client any prison time and instead impose a sentence of community service. Read full article >>
A superior Court judge ruled Friday that at least some of the statements made by Slava Voynov's wife in an emergency room can be admitted in the Kings player's felony domestic violence trial.
THE DISTRICTMan sentenced in student’s 2013 slayingA District man was sentenced Friday to more than 28 years in prison for the 2013 fatal shooting of a Howard University student during a robbery.D.C. Superior Court Judge Lynn Leibovitz...Show More Summary
A little over a month after losing a gender discrimination case against her former employer, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Ellen Pao today filed a claim in San Francisco Superior Court moving to strike the nearly...Show More Summary
District prosecutors have asked a D.C. Superior Court judge to impose a 17-year prison sentence for Barry Freundel, the once-influential Orthodox rabbi who secretly videotaped dozens of nude women as they prepared for a ritual bath.Read full article >>