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Court Tosses Tatyana Ali Lawsuit Claiming ‘The Real’ Was Her Idea

The Los Angeles Superior Court got real today with former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Tatyana Ali, tossing the actress’ claims that Warner Bros and Telepictures pilfered her idea for syndicated daytime talk show The Real. In dismissing...Show More Summary

Man accused in high-speed chase in Phoenix gets prison term

A Marana man accused of taking authorities on a high-speed chase across the Phoenix metro area last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Maricopa County Superior Court … Click to Continue »

4 Superior Court judges among 5 nominees for appointments

A state commission has nominated four Superior Court judges and another attorney for appointments to fill two vacancies on the Arizona Court of Appeals. The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments … Click to Continue »

Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules Jury Cannot Award Damages That Were Neither Sought or Proven

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In the case of Stapas v. Giant Eagle, Inc., 2016 Pa. Super. 303 (Pa. Super. Dec. 23, 2016 Stabile, J. Bowes, J. Musmanno, J.) (Op. by Stabile, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed, in part, the trial court’s denial of post-trial motions in a personal injury matter arising out of a shooting incident. Show More Summary

Judge rules new state charter school law is constitutional

A King County Superior Court judge has ruled that the plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the state's charter school law didn't demonstrate that charter schools are unconstitutional. The Seattle Times … Click to Continue »

Santa Rosa man sent to prison for bashing mom with cast iron pan

Robert Churich was found guilty of a slew of charges at trial in Sonoma County Superior Court in December, stemming from the Oct. 5, 2015 attack on his mother that began when she asked the 58-year-old to move out of her house, according...Show More Summary

Scott Wiener cell phone theft case ends poetically

Scott Wiener cell phone theft case ends poetically The woman who faced life imprisonment last year for swiping a prominent politician’s cell phone saw her case take a dramatic turn in San Francisco Superior Court on Thursday: Even the prosecutor representing the victim in the case, former San Francisco supervisor turned state Sen. Show More Summary

Court: Unsupported Assertions And Broad Language Aren't Enough To Support Cell Phone Searches

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Another court has stepped up to inform law enforcement that just because criminals are known to use cell phones doesn't mean any cell phone possessed by a suspect is fair game -- warrant or no warrant. This time it's the Superior Court of Delaware making the point. Show More Summary

Roman Polanski To Return To U.S.A. To Settle Child Rape Case

Director Roman Polanski will return to the United States of America to end his child rape case without serving any additional prison time. Roman Polanksi’s famed lawyer Harland Braun asked a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge to...Show More Summary

A judge has ruled that a criminal complaint against Chris Christie over 'Bridgegate' can proceed

A New Jersey judge ruled on Thursday for the second time that a criminal complaint against Gov. Chris Christie over the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal can move forward, local media reported. Bergen County Superior Court Judge Roy McCready...Show More Summary

Roman Polanski Wants Back in U.S. to Settle Child Rape Case

Roman Polanski will make a move next week to return to the U.S. and end his child rape case for good, without serving additional jail time. Polanski's famed lawyer, Harland Braun, has asked an L.A. County Superior Court judge to unseal a long-secret…

Northwest Indiana county to create mental health court

A northwest Indiana county is moving forward with creating a court to adjudicate cases involving mentally ill individuals. Lake County Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez says the court is expected … Click to Continue »

Pennsylvania Superior Court Affirms Finding of No Duty Owed in Data Breach Case

last weekIndustries / Law : Tort Talk

In its recent decision in the case of Dittman v. UPNC d/b/a The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, No. 971 WDA 2015 (Pa. Super. Jan. 12, 2017 Olson, J., Stabile, J., and Musammno, J.) (Op. by Olson, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior...Show More Summary

Self-Described 'So-Called Judge' Rips Orange County Sheriff Who Trump Called 'Legendary'

LOS ANGELES ? An appalled Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals on Friday strongly rebuked Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens for continuing to deny that she and her deputies were involved in running the county’s now notorious jailhouse...Show More Summary

Audrey Hepburn's sons fight legal battle over her memorabilia

Audrey Hepburn's sons are waging a legal battle over the right to display memorabilia, according to a lawsuit filed today in L.A. Superior Court. The younger son, Luca Dotti, is the chairman of the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund. According...Show More Summary

What a Mess with North Carolina’s Election/Ethics Commission(s)

WRAL: One of those bills scrapped the State Board of Elections and merged its duties with the state Ethics Commission. It put the newly combined panel under the state’s existing Ethics Commission until this summer. A Superior Court panel stayed … Continue reading ?

Loma Linda father sentenced for abusing infant son who suffered 'catastrophic brain injury'

A Loma Linda man has been sentenced to 11 years in state prison after he pleaded guilty to abusing his 1-month-old son, causing the infant to fall into a coma. San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge Richard Peel on Wednesday sentenced Christian Tressa, 24, to six years for willful cruelty to...

Man accused of throwing his dog off East L.A. hillside, twice

A man is facing animal cruelty charges after throwing his pitbull mix off a hillside in an East Los Angeles neighborhood, prosecutors said. Andres Spancky Raya, 21, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court downtown to two felony counts of animal cruelty, according to the...

Woman pleads guilty to killing her husband using antifreeze

A 47-year-old woman in Delaware has reportedly pleaded guilty to killing her husband by mixing antifreeze into his steroids. According to the News Journal, "Jamie L. Baker of Smyrna entered her plea in Superior Court in Dover on Monday...Show More Summary

“NC voters accused of voter fraud file defamation lawsuit”

News & Observer: Four voters in Guilford County have filed a defamation suit against a man who accused them of voter fraud after the November 2016 elections. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Guilford County Superior Court, accuses William Clark Porter … Continue reading ?

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