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Oscar Pistorius' Murder Sentence Has Been Extended to 13 Years

Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, a decision that more than doubled the Olympic runner’s jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Uber appeals to UK Supreme Court after losing case

The ride-hailing firm Uber plans to appeal to Britain's Supreme Court after losing an important case on the rights of its drivers. Britain's Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled earlier this month … Click to Continue »

US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

A federal appellate court has issued an order that temporarily prevents a company from building an 8-mile (12.87-kilometer) stretch of a high-pressure natural gas pipeline through a northeast Ohio city. … Click to Continue »

Oscar Pistorius Slammed by Appeals Court that More than Doubled His Murder Sentence

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Oscar Pistorius just got the book thrown at him because South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal more than doubled his sentence. Pistorius had originally been sentenced to 6 years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.  The Appeals

Lead Paint Case Still Pending Decades Later

California home builders stopped using lead paint a half century ago, but a state appeals court said they still have to clean up the mess. Lead poisoning is a health problem for residents of old houses and apartments, and litigation over the issue has been plodding through the courts......

Oscar Pistorius gets more jail time in girlfriend’s murder

22 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Oscar Pistorius‘ sentencing in the 2013 murder of Reeva Steenkamp was increased to 13 years Friday by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein. The verdict was delivered after the state …...

Oscar Pistorius’, Olympic Blade Runner, Jail Sentence Increased To Thirteen Years For Murder Of Reeva Steenkap

South African Olympic Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius will now serve 13 years and 5 months for the murder of his model and law graduate girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The South African Supreme Court of Appeal decided that the initial prison...Show More Summary

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, a decision that more than doubled the Olympic runner's jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In an announcement that took a matter of minutes, Justice...

Court doubles Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal rules previous 6-year sentence too lenient for murder of Pistorius' girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

South African appeals court more than doubles Pistorius sentence

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court increased Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence on Friday to 13 years and five months after the state argued that his original sentence of six years was "shockingly lenient".

Pistorius' prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence has been increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal. The court on Friday upheld an appeal by prosecutors, who … Click to Continue »

Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Mauritania has bolstered a contentious law on apostasy after an appeals court ordered the release of a local blogger.

Justice pulls out of death penalty case after radio remarks

yesterdayNews : The Lookout

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana Supreme Court justice disqualified himself Tuesday from a death row inmate's appeal after a talk radio interview in which he cited the man's case in expressing support for capital punishment.

Court Throws Out Suit Over Erotic Fiction Based on NFL Star

“A federal appeals court has spiked an Ohio couple’s case against companies that distributed an erotic fiction book about a woman’s desire for New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski,” the AP reports. “The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling...

Therapist who advised baby bottle for boy, 9, gets court win

Oregon's appeals court ruled Wednesday that a state board was wrong to permanently revoke the license of a psychologist who told the parents of a 9-year-old boy to bottle feed … Click to Continue »

Confirmation Controversy: Willett Twitter, or Won't It?

The Texas Twitter Laureate, and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals nominee, Justice Don Willett, found himself in the hot seat during his Senate confirmation hearing due to his large social media following. However, it was not just the following that drew scrutiny, but also the content of a handful......

Court Ends Steinbeck Family Feud

Another chapter in John Steinbeck's legacy is over -- at least until the next one. Steinbeck died almost 50 years ago, but his heirs have been fueding over his estate ever since. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently wrote another chapter in that sad story. In Steinbeck......

Brickbats: The Wheels of Justice

2 days agoNews : Reason

Kevin Smith spent almost eight years in a New Orleans jail awaiting trial for possession of crack cocaine. He never did get a hearing on that charge. But the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal earlier this year ruled that the multiple delays had violated his right to a speedy trial.

Appeals court skeptical of privacy-focused suit against Trump voter fraud panel”

Josh Gerstein: An appeals court gave a skeptical reception Tuesday to a lawsuit claiming that President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission violated federal law by failing to study the privacy impact of a demand for voter rolls and other personal … Continue reading ?

Federal appeals court upholds California ban on killing mountain lions for trophies

States that still allow trophy hunting of mountain lions frequently utilize cruel and unsporting hunting methods, such as trapping and hounding—practices that even many hunters oppose as antithetical to the principle of fair chase. Photo...Show More Summary

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