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North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge

North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge

By Brian Powell April 16, 2014

Last year, North Dakota’s Republican-led legislature and governor signed into law what abortion rights advocates called the most restrictive law against abortion in the United States. The law, referred to as the fetal heartbeat law, called for the outlaw of …

Ray Nagin: Former New Orleans Mayor Is Now A Convict Ray Nagin: Former New Orleans Mayor Is Now A Convict
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Ray Nagin, former mayor of New Orleans, is now a convict. A federal jury found him guilty of corruption charges on Wednesday, February 12. Nagin left office in 2010 after serving two terms as mayor. In January 2013, Nagin was …

"Affluenza" Teen Still Gets No Jail Time "Affluenza" Teen Still Gets No Jail Time

On Wednesday, judge Jean Boyd ordered Ethan Couch to rehab in addition to his 10-year probation sentence. Couch is the 16-year-old Texan who killed four people and injured two with is father’s Ford F-350 pickup truck on June 15. The teenager had …

Amanda Knox And Ex Boyfriend Found Guilty Again Amanda Knox And Ex Boyfriend Found Guilty Again

Amanda Knox’s legal troubles have been through a series of unpredictable twist and turns. In 2009, Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito (Knox’s former boyfriend) were convicted of murder. An Italian court found the pair guilty of the 2007 murder of Meredith …

Kelly Thomas: Cops Acquitted Of Brutality Charges Kelly Thomas: Cops Acquitted Of Brutality Charges

A jury acquitted two former Fullerton police officers Monday in the death of Kelly Thomas. Charges against a third officer, Joseph Wolfe, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter, were also dropped. Kelly Thomas was a homeless, schizophrenic man who died …

New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court
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A federal judge has upheld most of New York’s gun control laws. Judge William M. Skretny said in today’s ruling that the restrictions on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines was in line with the “state’s important interest in public safety,” …

OJ Simpson Denied New Trial By Judge OJ Simpson Denied New Trial By Judge

Former NFL star O.J Simpson has lost his bid for a new trial in his Las Vegas armed robbery and kidnapping sentencing. Clark County District Judge, Linda Marie Bell ruled Tuesday that “all grounds in the petition lack merit and, consequently, …

Amanda Knox: Prosecutor Wants Her Back In Prison Amanda Knox: 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. …

Hacker Pleads Guilty To Extorting Miss Teen USA Hacker Pleads Guilty To Extorting Miss Teen USA

NBC News reports that a computer science student pleaded guilty today to three counts of extortion and one count of unauthorized access into Miss Teen USA and other young women’s computers. Charges were brought against the hacker because he allegedly threatened to  post …

Reporter Sam Donaldson Beats DUI Charges Reporter Sam Donaldson Beats DUI Charges
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The veteran ABC News anchor Sam Donaldson has been acquitted for lack of evidence. On Friday, a judge dismissed the charge facing Donaldson saying that he was arrested and charged without a “probable cause”. The judge, while dismissing the charge, …