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One-Month Rape Sentence Overturned 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 …

Chris Brown Has Request To Dismiss Trial Rejected

Chris Brown and his lawyers did not receive the news they were hoping for on Monday. After rejecting a plea deal in January, Brown’s lawyers continued to move forward with the case involving an incident in October 2013. A judge …

1974 Farmhouse Slaying: Threat Of A Hung Jury? 1974 Farmhouse Slaying: Threat Of A Hung Jury?
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Jury deliberations began last Thursday in the case against Robert “Gene” Pilcher. The 67-year-old was accused of the 1974 slaying of a 17-year-old girl in his cousin’s Iowa farmhouse. It has not been easy going. Earlier this week the jury …

Marlise Munoz Ordered Off Life Support Marlise Munoz Ordered Off Life Support
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Tarrant County District Judge R.H. Wallace has told John Peter Smith Hospital of Fort Worth that they have until 6PM EST this coming Monday to disconnect 33-year-old former paramedic Marlise Munoz from her ventilator. Her husband, Erick, has been fighting …

Rich Kid DUI, Gets 10 Years Probation For 4 Deaths Rich Kid DUI, Gets 10 Years Probation For 4 Deaths
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According to TIME, a 16-year-old in Keller, Texas was convicted of manslaughter after driving drunk and crashing into another vehicle that resulted in the death of four people. Because the kid is rich and suffers from “affluenza”, he wounded up …

Montana Judge’s Ethics Questioned After Giving a Rapist 31 Days in Prison Montana Judge’s Ethics Questioned After Giving a Rapist 31 Days in Prison
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The judge in Montana that made headlines back in August for giving a rapist a 31-day sentence has now apologized for comments he made about the victim. Judge G. Todd Baugh made comments that the 14-year-old rape victim looked older …

Casey Kasem: Judge Rejects Conservatorship Casey Kasem: Judge Rejects Conservatorship

Casey Kasem has been in the news a lot lately, not only for his battle with Parikinson’s disease, but also for the battle between his wife and kids. It was previously reported that Kasem’s wife, Jean Kasem, was keeping his …

Messiah Baby Name Ruling Overturned Messiah Baby Name Ruling Overturned

After telling Tennessee parents that they couldn’t legally call their infant son Messiah last month, Judge Lu Ann Ballew’s ruling was overturned on Wednesday. When parents of 8-month-old Messiah Deshawn Martin went to court in August to argue over what …

Virginia Tech Verdict Gives Peace To Families Of Slain Virginia Tech Verdict Gives Peace To Families Of Slain

A verdict reached by a jury yesterday in a wrongful death case against Virginia Tech has awarded two victims’ families four million dollars each, but the money is not what matters, say the parents. Jurors sided with the Peterson and …

RIAA Trial To Be Broadcast Over The Internet

 The RIAA says it is abandoning new lawsuits against file sharers. but existing court actions are moving forward.  Thanks to a team of Harvard law students, one of these trials will be shared with the world in an unprecedent fashion. A Massachusetts District Court judge has granted the request of a Harvard Law legal team authorizing internet broadcast coverage of a case brought by the RIAA.

Patent judge situation patently disastrous

A law professor discovered a constitutional flaw in the way 46 judges have been appointed to positions of hearing patent cases, as their appointee had no right to do so.