Police chief Kathleen O'Toole, center in white jacket, listens while Judge James Robart holds forth about the SPD's reforms. Ansel Herz If you like big declarations from on high, then I have good news for you: James Robart, a 68-year-old...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the S.C. Supreme Court handed down an order saying that James Gosnell, the judge who presided over Dylann Roof's bond hearing, has been removed from the case. As spokeswoman from the court refused to give the precise reason for why the judge, who has a controversial past, was replaced.
It seems the judge presiding over the case involving Dylan Roof – who is accused of shooting nine black church members during a bible study – once was given a Supreme Court reprimand for using a racial slur during a hearing. Judge James B. Show More Summary
Charleston County Magistrate James Gosnell Jr. sparked outrage Friday when he appealed for sympathy for the family of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old self-professessed racist who last week gunned down nine African Americans at prayer service at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C.
The judge presiding over Friday's appearance by the 21-year-old accused of a racially motivated mass shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church has previously been reprimanded for using a racial epithet in court. Charleston County...Show More Summary
When alleged Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof appeared in court for a bond hearing on Friday, Charleston County Magistrate James Gosnell began the proceeding by declaring that Roof's family members were also "victims" in the attack that killed nine people at the historic Emanuel AME Church. Show More Summary
Charleston County Magistrate James B. Gosnell began Friday’s bond hearing for mass-murderer Dylann Roof by declaring that the killer’s family members were victims as well. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
The judge in the Charleston shooting case, James “Skip” Gosnell, opened Friday’s bond hearing for the alleged killer of nine, 21-year-old Dylann Roof, by lecturing a courtroom packed with family members of the people slain in what police called a racially-motivated hate crime that Roof’s family members are also “victims” in the incident. Show More Summary
In Los Angeles' legal community, James A. Bascue was a towering and admired figure.
Judge Carlos Samour dismissed a fifth juror today in the James Holmes death penalty trial in Colorado. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 at the premier showing of a new Batman film at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Before I discuss the situation with the jurors, I am going to...
The judge in the Colorado movie theater massacre trial dismissed a fifth juror, who said she recognized a survivor of the 2012 shooting.
James Jordan is a former contestant on the BBC show “Strictly Come Dancing.” And, after criticizing show judge Craig Horwood’s intentions to open up the competition to same-sex couples, Jordan can probably count on remaining former. In...Show More Summary
On Monday, Judge Carlos A. Samour dismissed a fourth juror from the trial of James Holmes. Holmes is accused of killing 12 and injuring dozens of people in an attack on an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater. Last week, three jurors were...Show More Summary
James Boulware, the suspect in the Dallas police shooting, made threats to several judges, according to law enforcement, and one of those judges spoke out this afternoon on CNN.
Judge James Bascue, formerly of the Los Angeles Superior Court, was arrested after an armed standoff with police. [LA Daily News] In the same vein as Elie's piece on the financial costs of leaving the law, here's a talk about the status hit you take leaving your profession. Show More Summary
Last October, Twitter sued the Justice Department, the U.S. Attorney General, the FBI, and FBI Director James Comey, because the social media platform believed it has a First Amendment right to be fully transparent with its users about the number and nature of national security requests it receives from the government. But with the recent passing of the USA … [More]
Judge Carlos A. Samour, Jr., dismissed three jurors for misconduct yesterday in the James Holmes murder trial. Holmes is accused of shooting to death 12 and injuring 70 at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado on July 20, 2012 during the premiere showing of a new Batman film. The prosecution is seeking the death penalty...
In a surprise move, the judge in the Aurora, Colorado, shooting rampage case involving James Holmes dismissed three jurors, citing misconduct in all three situations. “Any decision that the jurors make has to come from evidence that they received in the courtroom,” Denver attorney David Beller. Show More Summary
There’s a legal tug-of-war going on between a federal judge and Louisiana. U.S. District Judge James Brady ordered Louisiana State Penitentiary on Monday to release Albert Woodfox immediately. The 68-year-old Black Panther has been in...Show More Summary
A judge in the Louisiana has ordered the release of an inmate who has been in solitary confinement for more than 40 years. Judge James Brady also banned prosecutors from trying Albert Woodfox, 68, for a third time. He has been in solitary confinement since April 18, 1972, after a prison riot that resulted in the death of a guard. Show More Summary