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Cheryl Burke’s Last Season on DWTS May Lead to Judge’s Seat

Cheryl Burke’s Last Season on DWTS May Lead to Judge’s Seat

By Mike Tuttle September 19, 2014

Professional dancer Cheryl Burke has appeared on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars for 18 of the 19 seasons. This week the 30-year-old announced that this will most likely be her “last dance.” “As of now, this is probably going to …

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 …

Teen DWI Kills 4 + "Affluenza" = 10 Years Probation Teen DWI Kills 4 + "Affluenza" = 10 Years Probation

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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 Gives Rapist a 31-Day Jail Sentence Montana Judge Gives Rapist a 31-Day Jail Sentence

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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 Family Of Slain Virginia Tech Verdict Gives Peace To Family 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.