There were giggles in court when a prosecution lawyer had to explain to the jury what a series of text messages from a 17-year-old defendant actually meant.
Stacey Dean Rambold’s initial one-month sentence was thrown out because his judge implied the victim was to blame for her own rape. A new judge re-sentenced him Friday.
Samuel Little’s criminal record goes back decades, but investigators have only recently used DNA evidence to link him to several Los Angeles cold cases.
The singer was sentenced to time served for attacking man outside a Washington Hotel.
The law would have required abortion clinics to meet hospital-level operating standards, but opponents argued it would make it too costly to remain open.
A four-judge panel in New York unanimously found that a father who spanked his young son was in the right.
The judge threatened to “beat your ass” when the public defender refused to waive his client’s right to a speedy trial. Security cameras recorded the verbal confrontation in the courtroom, as well as audio of what sounds like hitting and yelling.
the incident was captured by court security cameras.
It was the first trial to stem from the massive fraud after Madoff himself pleaded guilty, sparing himself a lengthy courtroom drama.
High school officials acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American-flag shirts to turn them inside out during a Cinco de Mayo celebration, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
It wasn’t a home, it was a legal pad.
Someone needs to review the law book and make some changes.
The victim felt nauseous and fainted in a Mumbai court after being asked to identify the pornographic video clips that her alleged assaulters forced her to watch before raping her in an abandoned mill.
“I really, really, really messed up,” Kwame Kilpatrick said after his sentencing.
Former dictator Rios Montt has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for genocide and an additional 30 years for crimes against humanity.
Here she is coming and going from court, where she told a bankruptcy judge that she’s broke and basically a couch surfer. Welcome back to public life, Casey!
“The accused has made a case to be released on bail,” Magistrate Desmond Nair said during a bail hearing in South Africa.
And here are the pictures to prove it.
From his hearing in court today. He will be formally charged next Monday.
The House Democrats went to court today to defeat the Defense of Marriage Act, filing a brief in an ongoing challenge to the law. Nearly one-third of the party’s caucus, however, didn’t join the party leadership in calling the law unconstitutional.
“If I want to find the person who should be held accountable for my sins, honestly I don’t have to go any farther than the mirror.” He only chokes up when addressing the child he had with Rielle Hunter.
On “We The People” — the daytime court show ruled with an iron fist by Gloria Allred — a lady blames her car accident on being electrocuted by vibrating panties that she was wearing.
This respectable looking man brought a stripper to court because she didn’t return the money that he made rain on her. Then it becomes Gloria Allred’s new favorite phrase.
The Australian Open has never been more exciting.
Judge Stephanie Sautner revoked Lindsay Lohan’s probation today after the actress failed to show up for community service nine times at the Downtown Women’s Center. Lohan was cuffed, but her bail bondsman will get her out of the clink this afternoon. (Bail has been set at $100,000.)
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Time for Hasbro to churn out a NewsCorp special edition. (via.)
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The ousted Egyptian president, at 83-years-old and in ill health, was rolled into a Cairo courtroom on a hospital bed. Mubarak is on trial for killing hundreds of protesters during the popular uprising that removed him from his decades-long rule. He unsurprisingly plead “not guilty.”
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This is considered a routine court hearing in Appalachia. Too bad American Idol never ends like this.
From Tacoma, Washington, friends and family of a murder victim charge past bailiffs and began wailing on the suspect. Then a second fight breaks out just down the hallway for good measure. Tasers were had by all.
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