The day after Colleen Ritzer's Oct. 22, 2013, murder in Danvers, Mass., Philip Chism allegedly confessed to killing his teacher, but an Essex County Superior Court judge threw the teen's statements out yesterday. Chism, who was 14 at the time, was not adequately informed of his Miranda rights and did...
Jurors weighing a death sentence for Jodi Arias have reached an impasse, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge said Tuesday, before giving them a special instruction in an effort to resolve the case.
Bellator MMA filed an injunction earlier this week in the Chancery Division of the Superior Court in Burlington County, New Jersey, one that is expected to keep Quinton Jackson from competing at the upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV)...Show More Summary
As the court hearings drag, hip-hop mogul Suge Knight's health continues its decline. So much so that Knight on Monday told the L.A. Superior Court judge presiding over his fatal hit-and-run case from earlier this year that he needs better medical treatment. He says he's experiencing partial blindness (one eye... More »
On Tuesday, Re/Code’s Kara Swisher was interviewing Hilary Clinton. On Wednesday, she was sitting behind in me in the gallery of a courtroom in San Francisco Superior Court, wearing dark sunglasses and eating some kind of takeout. The...Show More Summary
A judge postponed Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s trial on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles Superior Court until next week because of a scheduling conflict by the prosecutor.
The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez enters into its fifth week on Monday, March 2, with a full week of testimony expected at Fall River Superior Court in Massachusetts. After weeks of testimony from witnesses called by the prosecution, trial-followers on Twitter seem to be leaning towards a guilty verdict. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court ruled in favor of a New York City police officer who alleges he was unjustly punished by his superiors after he exposed an illegal quota system within his Bronx precinct.
Former RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal made a scheduled court appearance in San Francisco superior court on Friday where a judge commended his "very good" progress completing classes related to domestic violence and battery charges he pled guilty to last year. Show More Summary
A former travel agent must sell his house and car to compensate customers he scammed out of a Mediterranean cruise, a New Jersey judge said Thursday. Ellis Hester pleaded guilty on Aug. 15, 2011, and at the time, Superior Court Judge Walter L. Show More Summary
A New Jersey Superior Court Judge has taken Gov. Chris Christie to task in a ruling that forces him to contribute his share to the New Jersey state pension system, just as public workers have been doing all along.
Jodi Arias, convicted of first-degree murder, faced a jury yesterday at the Maricopa County Superior Court, but she refused to talk to them unless the the public was first dismissed. She passed up the chance to address jurors before they decided her fate between life and death. Show More Summary
Just last week, Good Christian Bigot Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers, Inc., received some bad news when a Washington Superior Court judge told her that no, her “relationship with Jesus” was not a good excuse for discriminating against The Gay, in violation of the state’s Consumer Protection Act. Show More Summary
In its recent "Non-Precedential" decision in the medical malpractice case of Hickman v. Shor-Conroy, No. 2336 EDA 2014 (Pa. Super. Jan. 23, 2015 Donohue, Wecht, Jenkins, J.)(mem. op.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court applied the current...Show More Summary
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has denied a long-standing request by Malibu residents to block the use of 70-foot-tall stadium lights at Malibu High School.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has denied a request by Malibu residents to block 70-foot-tall athletic field lights at Malibu High School.
The two convicted Craigslist killers who used a fake iPhone 6 advertisement to lure in and murder Clarence Gardenhire in DeKalb County, GA, in 2013 were sentenced Wednesday. Judge Cynthia Becker from the DeKalb County Superior Court sentenced the two, Malik Rice, 19, and Contevious Stepp-McCommons, 20. Show More Summary
Following up on my previous posts (links below): Philadelphia Inquirer, Vanguard Whistleblower's First Day in Court: Last Friday Feb. 13, New York Superior Court Judge Joan Madden held a previously-delayed hearing, in Courtroom 351 of Manhattan's state courthouse way downtown, so she could grill lawyers for both sides on Vanguard...
The Los Angeles County Superior Court has begun expanding access to free interpreter services for those with limited English skills in some civil cases, seeking to address a gap in language services that federal authorities say violates the Civil Rights Act.
Putting florist, grandmother and devout Southern Baptist Barronelle Stutzman out of business was not enough for some Washington state officials. She could lose her home and life savings as well after a Washington superior court judge...Show More Summary