All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘court’

Amazon Search Results Could Be ‘Confusing’ Says Court

Amazon Search Results Could Be ‘Confusing’ Says Court

If you head over to Amazon and search for MTM watches, you’ll find plenty of results … for Casio watches, Luminox watches, and Suunto watches. Amazon doesn’t sell MTM watches, yet it returns over 50 results for that search. According to MTM (Multi Time Machine Inc.) and now an appeals court, this could constitute a trademark violation. MTM, makers of …

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Not Guilty

Last month, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested and charged with taking out a hit on someone. That charge was alter dropped, but other charges stuck. The charges that held were that he threatened to kill someone and that he was in possession of illegal drugs — reportedly meth and pot. Rudd’s initial arrest and charges were news enough. He …

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Juggalos Are Officially Gang Members

As a disclaimer, this article contains swear words and a video posted below that shows eventual nudity that may not be easy on your eyes (protrusions and all that jazz.) This article also contains the word “Juggalo” and its variants 51 times. Like a smarmy jester’s cat trying to rid itself of immortal fleas was the lengthy legal branding of …

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One-Month Rape Sentence Overturned

A teacher in Montana, Stacey Dean Rambold, was convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl, He was sentenced for his crime in 2007. But the judge said during sentencing that he felt that the victim was just as responsible for the rape as the man, so he only handed down a sentence of 15 years, but suspended all but 31 days …

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Affluenza Teen: Family Foots Only Fraction Of Rehab

Many were outraged when Texas teen Ethan Couch – responsible for taking the lives of four people as he drove intoxicated in his family’s company truck – was only sentenced to ten years of counseling. Recent reports from court officials now have Texas taxpayers especially upset, as they learn they will be partially footing the bill. 17-year-old Couch’s parents will …

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$460,000 in Quarters: NJ Gov’t Employee Confesses to Theft

One New Jersey man obviously took his coin-collecting hobby a little too far. Government employee Thomas Rica pleaded guilty to four counts of third-degree theft on Wednesday. The 43-year-old admitted to the Hackensack Supreme Court that he had stolen at least $460,000 in quarters while working in Ridgewood village as a public works inspector. He was initially arrested in 2013 after a …

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Teen Who Sued Parents Denied Support

The eighteen-year-old girl who sued her parents for child support and tuition has lost her case. The judge’s reasoning for denying her support was that the case, if won, would set a bad precedent on limits for parenting, which could lead to a flood of these kinds of cases. Rachel Canning insisted in court that her parents kicked her out …

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Amanda Knox: Sollecito Questioning Her Innocence?

Amanda Knox just can’t catch a break. After being convicted last month for the now infamous 2007 murder of roommate Meredith Kercher, her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito is now admitting that he has questions about Knox’s behavior on the morning after Kercher’s murder, according to the Daily Mail. “Certainly I asked her questions,” Sollecito said in the interview for Italian TV, …

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Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal For Recent Charge

On Wednesday attorneys for Chris Brown and his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, rejected plea deals for recent assault charges. In October the R&B singer, along with his bodyguard, were arrested after a man said they assaulted him. Apparently the man tried to get in on a picture Brown was taking with two other people outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C. …

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Mary Kay Letourneau: Scandalous Ex-Teacher Arrested, Again

Mary Kay Letourneau, the schoolteacher arrested in 1997 for sleeping with her sixth grade student, is in trouble yet again. The fifty-one-year-old was arrested Monday morning in Seattle, Wash., for “failing to appear in court for a suspended driver’s license case.” According to Julie Murphy, the state’s spokeswoman for King County Adult and Juvenile Detention & Community Corrections, Letourneau was …

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Amanda Bynes is a No-Show for Court

Amanda Bynes is finally out of rehab, but she has managed to tick off a New York judge by not appearing for court. The 27-year-old former Nickelodeon star left rehab after spending four months there and will reportedly seek outpatient help while pursuing a college degree. This all depends on whether she shows up for her next court hearing, though. …

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Amanda Knox: Italian Prosecutor Wants Her Back In Prison

Italian prosecutor, Alessandro Crini, has appealed an appellate court to convict Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. The prosecutor urged the appeals court Monday not to repeat mistakes made by the high court that freed her. Amanda had been convicted in 2009 of the murder of Meredith Kercher – a British student, and sentenced to serve …

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