VK Lingam fails to set aside conviction, sentence for contempt  Free Malaysia TodayPUTRAJAYA: Former lawyer VK Lingam today failed to set aside his six-month jail term for contempt of court for citing plagiarism in a 2012 Federal Court ...

NFL exile Greg Hardy on a new path in the UFC  NewsdayGreg Hardy said Tuesday he has no one to blame but himself for the end of his six-year NFL career. “I gave it away,” Hardy told Newsday. “It's the truth.”.

Murder Conviction of Steven Mark Chaney Set Aside 25 Years Later  WBAP News/TalkDALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The man convicted of murder in the 1987 death of a Dallas couple is cleared after spending 25 years in prison. Wednesday, the Texas ...

Judge sets aside ruling on DNA testing  Leavenworth TimesA Leavenworth County judge has set aside another judge's ruling that would have permitted additional DNA testing in a case that resulted in a 2007 rape ...

Appeals court upholds sentence for man who vandalized Kodiak church in 2015  KTVAA court affirmed the decision made in the conviction of Arkimedes Garcia, who caused more than $109000 in damage to a Russian Orthodox church.

NJ's innocent convicts assisted with proposed state law  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioAt any given time, as many as 300 individuals in New Jersey may be locked up for a crime they did not commit. A proposed state law, already advanced by one ...

VK Lingam fails to set aside contempt of court conviction - Nation  The Star OnlinePUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Former lawyer Datuk V.K. Lingam failed in his bid to set aside his six-month jail sentence and conviction for contempt of court.

Lingam fails in bid to set aside conviction  Daily ExpressPUTRAJAYA: Former lawyer Datuk V K Lingam failed in his bid to set aside his conviction for contempt of court and six months jail for the offence.

‘Moving On From Marijuana’: Boulder DA Set To Clear Minor Pot Convictions  CBS DenverBOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The City of Boulder is following Denver's lead in helping people with minor pot convictions clear their records. The initiative is called ...

New trial ordered in Ritenour murder case | News  OttumwacourierOSKALOOSA — A judge has set aside Alicia Ritenour's conviction in the death of her daughter, Ava, ordering a new trial.

After New Look, Detroit Prosecutor Wants to Drop Convictions  U.S. News & World ReportDETROIT (AP) — The Wayne County prosecutor's office says it will ask a judge throw out convictions in two cases, including the case of a man who was in ...

New Trial for Oskaloosa Mom Convicted of Daughter’s 2014 Murder  WHO TV Des MoinesMAHASKA COUNTY, Iowa – An Oskaloosa mom serving life in prison for the murder of her daughter will get a new trial after a district judge set aside the original ...

Editorial: We must remove avenues to wrongful convictions  The Daily Gazette“Music gave me some semblance of peace. I'd pull a blanket over my head. My fellow inmates might have thought I was scared. I was actually trying to escape ...

Senate Creates Commission to Study Ways of Preventing Wrongful Convictions  NJ SpotlightAssembly has yet to take vote on bill that would give new body 18 months to report on securing justice for innocent people in state prisons.

Prosecution asks Dr. Dixon be held on $2 million bond  EverythingLubbock.comLubbock prosecutors on Thursday requested the appeals court to set bond at $2 million for Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon who had been convicted of capital murder ...

Lawrence man's murder conviction upheld by SJC  Eagle-TribuneBOSTON — The state's Supreme Judicial Court rejected a request for a new trial and upheld a conviction against Jose Hernandez, who was convicted of the ...

Editorial: Inslee right to ease path on marijuana clemency  The Daily HeraldAllowing about 3500 to clear their records — before voters made cannabis legal — is simple fairness.

New trial ordered for woman convicted of killing daughter  ktvo.comOSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) -- A judge has ordered a new trial for a woman found guilty more than four years ago of killing her daughter in south-central Iowa's ...

Appeals court sets aside Connecticut man's death penalty  theday.comA federal appeals court has set aside the death sentence given to a Connecticut man convicted of using a baseball bat to fatally beat two people who had.

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Challenges His Conviction In Graft Case  NDTV NewsPakistan's jailed ex-premier Nawaz Sharif today filed an appeal against his conviction in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case, a week after an accountability court ...

Expungement law sought by criminal justice reformers • Arizona Mirror  Arizona Mirror*Fresh* out of prison, where he'd just finished a year-and-a-half stint in prison for stealing a relative's car, Adam Rose walked into a Starbucks inside a grocery ...

Killer's conviction in downtown nightclub death downgraded  Ottawa SunA killer who fatally stabbed 24-year-old Navid Niran after run-ins with him and his friends at a downtown nightclub in 2012 was “unreasonably” convicted of ...

Ex-Blackwater security guard convicted in 2007 Iraqi civilian massacre at third US trial  Stars and StripesWASHINGTON — A former Blackwater security guard whose 2014 murder conviction was vacated on appeal was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday, ...

Murderer in downtown nightclub death has conviction downgraded by appeal court  Ottawa CitizenA killer who fatally stabbed 24-year-old Navid Niran after run-ins with him and his friends at a downtown nightclub in 2012 was “unreasonably” convicted of ...

Ex-Mayor Sood bats for party nominee  The TribuneTribune News *Service*. Chandigarh, January 16. Former Mayor Arun Sood today said a malicious campaign was being run against BJP's Mayor nominee Rajesh ...

Like another law, N.J. beach smoke ban won't work | Feedback  NJ.comDavid Levin writes that the new smoking ban is destined to become another ineffective, "feel-good" law.

Citing 'outrageous' gun violence, judge gives Urbana man 25 years in 2015 robbery  Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteURBANA — More than three years after a man was robbed of a frozen pizza at gunpoint on an Urbana street, a judge has sentenced one of his robbers to 25 ...

Couple convicted of drug trafficking escape gallows  Malay MailPUTRAJAYA, Jan 9 — A former personal driver who was convicted of trafficking in 20.5kg of drug in 2015 was given a new lease on life when the Federal Court ...

Pipeline Attorneys Ask Court for New Trial After Santa Barbara Convictions for Refugio Oil Spill  NoozhawkThe pipeline company convicted of multiple criminal charges related to the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill has filed a motion asking a Santa Barbara County Superior ...

SJC affirms 2015 premeditated Brockton murder conviction  Enterprise NewsBROCKTON — A man who appealed his first-degree murder conviction was denied and will spend the rest of his life in prison. The Supreme Judicial Court on ...

Man facing 35-year prison sentence gets new trial in Stafford  Fredericksburg.comJohn Baron Royal is no longer a convicted sex offender facing a 35-year prison sentence.

Could a Supreme Court Decision Entitle 2,000 Oklahoma Inmates to New Trials?  The AtlanticRoughly half of the state could be designated as reservation land. No one's sure what that would mean for Native inmates whose crimes occurred within those ...

How Gov. Inslee's marijuana pardon plan measures up  NBC Right NowWashington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday he will offer pardons to people convicted of minor marijuana possession between 1998 and 2012. But those ...

Key witness recants court testimony implicating DeWeese in 2014 murder trial  Abilene Recorder ChronicleSALINA — The key witness in the conviction of Dane DeWeese for first degree murder testified and wrote that he lied during the 2014 trial in Saline County ...

In Wisconsin, your OWI charge might get expunged, but it's not forgotten, Supreme Court rules  Milwaukee Journal SentinelIn a unanimous decision written by Justice Annette Ziegler, the court distinguished expunction from another legal term, vacatur — one just hides your conviction, ...

Exonerees Aim a Hopeful Eye at John Creuzot's District Attorney's Office  D MagazineAfter years of falling exoneration numbers, Creuzot is tasked with the turnaround.

Citing SC ruling, HC sets aside conviction of man for adultery  The Hitavadastaff reporter, the recent judgement of apex court quashing section 497 of indian penal code punishing a man for adultery, saved a man from bhiwapur convicted ...

Impeachment of the president, explained  VoxWill the Democratic House impeach Trump? And how does impeachment work, anyway?

PHC suspends two military court convicts’ death sentence  Daily TimesIn a *fresh* move, the Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday turned down the execution of two inmates who were handed death sentence by the military court.

Utah judge denies killer's motion for new trial in Park City murder  The Park RecordA 3rd District Court judge on Wednesday denied a motion for a new trial sought by a man convicted of murder in the 2016 shooting death of a popular Park City ...

Federal Judge Orders Removal Of Citizenship Question From 2020 Census  The Daily CallerA federal judge in New York barred the Trump administration from including a citizenship question on the 2020 census questionnaire.

Woman gets maximum prison term in death of 9-year-old  Petoskey News-ReviewPETOSKEY — A judge has sentenced an Emmet County woman to the maximum prison sentence available under the circumstances in connection with a traffic ...

Accused sex abuser in Warrenton pleads no contest to charges  Daily AstorianA Warrenton community volunteer known as the “candy man” pleaded no contest Thursday to sexually abusing three young girls.

Changed opinions, new sentence: Ex-death row inmate in Mississippi gets life in baby death  Jackson Clarion LedgerJeffrey Havard resentenced in baby death, a case that brought repeated challenges across Mississippi.

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against his conviction in 1984 riot case  Times of IndiaIndia News: Terming the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as a "genocide" and a "mass crime against humanity", the HC on December 17 convicted Sajjan Kumar , 73, in a ...

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC notice to CBI on Sajjan Kumar's appeal  Times of IndiaIndia News: A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also issued notice on Kumar's bail plea. Kumar, 73 ...

Opinion: Engage in 2019  Houma CourierThe future of Louisiana is in play this fall, and only you can decide the outcome. Don't just sit on the sidelines. Let's set the scene.This fall, statewide elections ...

Finding an Expungement Attorney in New Jersey  LA ProgressiveExpungement Attorney --Expungement s a procedure which results in the legal record of an individual's arrest or criminal conviction being sealed.

Chris Hani killer to remain behind bars  Jacaranda FMThe man convicted of the murder of former South African Communist Party (SACP) general-secretary Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, has again been denied ...

Crawley plea negotiations break down | News  Mcalester News CapitalA court date set aside Tuesday for Michael Crawley to enter a plea on a charge involving a previously-reversed murder conviction ended Tuesday afternoon ...

Almandinger sentencing for Grunwald murder set for March 20, 201  KTVAThe judge agreed to limit the number of people who can speak at Erick Almandinger's sentencing for the murder of David Grunwald. The Palmer District Attorney ...

Sullivan's Travails  American ThinkerJudge Emmet G. Sullivan was the judge in the Ted Stevens case. Stevens was the 85-year-old Republican senator from Alaska whose conviction for corruption ...

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin - January 2019  Lexology38274APPLICATIONS FOR LEAVE TO APPEAL GRANTED. SCC No. Case Name Province of Origin Keywords. 38165 Javid Ahmad v. Her Majesty the Queen ...

Sajjan Kumar’s plea for more time to surrender in 1984 anti-Sikh riots conviction rejected by High ...  Hindustan TimesThe Delhi high court today dismissed the plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted to serve the rest of his life in jail for killing five people in the 1984 ...

Engage in 2019  Weekly CitizenThe Governor's race is up, along with more than 60 open legislative seats, creating a level of opportunity and vulnerability we haven't seen in quite some time.

HC sets aside ED order attaching Tech Mahindra's Rs 822 crore fixed deposits  Economic TimesHYDERABAD: The Hyderabad High Court Monday set aside an Enforcement Directorate order provisionally attaching Rs 822 crore worth of fixed deposits ...

Time to put a hold on hysteria over sex offender Robert Fardon  Courier MailWHEN it comes to Robert John Fardon, it may be finally time for us to check our hysteria at the barn door and hang up the pitchforks.

Live at 9: MSCOR University, reusing school buildings & Chef Franco  WREG NewsChannel 3Check out all the Live at 9 interviews from January 8, 2019.

Napoles appeals plunder conviction  ABS-CBN NewsMANILA - Businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles has appealed her conviction for plunder over her involvement in the multibillion-peso Priority Development ...

Today in History  Troy Daily NewsBy The Associated Press. Today is Monday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 14, 1963 ...

European experts to scrutinize corruption charges against Cyprus judges - Xinhua | English.news.cn  XinhuaNICOSIA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Council of Europe anti-corruption body announced on Wednesday that it is sending a high level delegation in Cyprus to ...

Advisers Play Important Role in Bringing ESG to ERISA Plan Clients  Planadviser.comOn April 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Field Assistance Bulletin providing guidance to fiduciaries of private-sector employee benefit ...

Stephen Waguespack: Engage in 2019 | Columns  The Franklin SunOnly four teams remain alive in the NFL playoffs and our beloved Saints are thankfully one of them. This upcoming weekend the Dome will once again be ...

Baba Jan adjournment debate rejected  International ViewpointThe National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has rejected an adjournment motion moved by Ali Wazir, the lone leftist member from North Waziristan, to debate ...

Tourists are rarely jailed for breaking Miami Beach laws. Not so for the homeless.  Bradenton HeraldLast year, Miami Beach created a municipal prosecutor program to target “quality of life” offenses like drinking in public. The majority of the cases prosecuted ...

1/12 Letters: This shutdown is doing more harm than good.  The News & ObserverThe “wall” that Trump is demanding is costing the U.S. millions of dollars a day with the government shutdown. Millions of workers and families are performing ...

Death row reprieve in Bridgeport triple murder  CTPostA Bridgeport man sitting on federal death row for the past six years following his conviction for ordering the 2005 brutal baseball bat triple murder that outraged a ...

PHC sets aside death verdict awarded by military court  Pakistan ObserverStaff Reporter. Peshawar. The Peshawar High Court on Thursday set aside the death sentence awarded to an accused by a military court. The accused Ameer ...

Financial Services and Social Value Can Mix  strategy+business TodayFor Antonio Huertas Mejías, chief executive officer of the MAPFRE insurance company, economic growth aligns with making a sustainable contribution to the ...

Court upholds death sentences on Chinese woman, M'sian man  MalaysiakiniThe Court of Appeal today upheld the death sentence imposed on a Chinese woman for trafficking 2,156.8 grams of methamphetamine found inside three ...

Fall River mayor shows no sign of voluntarily stepping aside  The Boston GlobeThat desire to cling to office is a familiar one in Massachusetts' history of political scandal, where criminally charged politicos have often resisted appeals to ...

Kinser, Boldrey to proceed to sentencing | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena NewsATLANA — Two Montmorency County men accused of murder announced their intention to enter guilty pleas in two separate hearings held on Monday at the ...

Ex-NAF chief Amosu forfeits N2.2bn to FG  The PunchOladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), to permanentl...

No criminal charges laid over media tipoff for Australian Workers' Union raids  The GuardianFederal police say 'no prospects of a conviction' for unauthorised leak of AWU raids despite the resignation of a senior adviser to Michaelia Cash.

Topeka mans 2013 murder conviction set aside, will get new trial  The Topeka Capital-JournalA Topeka man will get a new trial after a Shawnee County district judge ruled his attorney's performance was deficient in one area.William P. Spangler, 27, was ...

Military court sets aside sex abuse conviction of Air Guardsman  Dayton Daily NewsThe Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals has set aside a conviction and sentencing of an Ohio Air National Guardsman who had been found guilty of a charge of ...

The case of Edward Lee Elmore: SC inmate was freed after decades behind bars on death row  Anderson Independent MailEditor's note: This story was first published March 3, 2012. For nearly three decades, Edward Lee Elmore sat on death row, proclaiming all along that he didn't ...

Yes, Mr. Trump, a president who is doing a ‘great job’ can be impeached  The Washington Post“You can't impeach somebody that's doing a great job. That's the way I look at it,” President Trump said Friday in a marathon news conference in the Rose ...

Confederate statues have nothing good to teach student journalists  Columbia Journalism ReviewThe pedestal at the University of North Carolina where "Silent Sam" once stood. Photo circa December 2018 by Anthony Crider/Flickr. A statue of a Confederate ...

Romania corruption amnesty would harm rule of law: EU  ReutersUnder scrutiny during its first six-month EU presidency, Romania would damage the rule of law if it carries out plans to decriminalize some forms of corruption ...

Think tank: Abbas allocates $330 million to pay terrorists, 'martyrs,' inmates  The Times of IsraelJCPA report details 2018 funds set aside in PA budget for recipients including Palestinians who have killed Israelis, and their families.

Legal pot or not? Building a new industry  Albuquerque JournalSECOND IN A FIVE-PART SERIES: Proponents say legal pot would create 11K new jobs, add $100M in revenues.

About that giant, surplus-plus budget surplus  CALmattersGov. Gavin Newsom has arrived in office with a plus-sized surplus. What do you think of his plan for it?

Proper Breathing Brings Better Health  Scientific AmericanScientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

Justices: Agreed juvenile delinquency appeals follow TR 60 | 2019-01-09  Indiana LawyerJuveniles who agree to delinquency adjudications cannot immediately challenge their adjudications on direct appeal, but instead must make a request for ...

Could Pete Buttigieg Become the First Millennial President?  Washington PostJust before 10 on a balmy Sunday morning in mid-October, right on time, Pete Buttigieg marches into a squat brown building on the edge of Colonial ...

New York man Valentino Dixon walks out of prison after 1991 murder conviction overturned thanks in part to golfing community  NBCNews.comValentino Dixon — a New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine — was set free this ...

Nice guy, sharp elbows: Virginia Gov. Northam scores big in first year  Washington PostRICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam (D) took office a year ago this week as the quiet man of Virginia politics, a departure from high-octane predecessors such as ...

2 rape convictions set aside in St. Charles County after police find evidence 'victim was untruthful'  STLtoday.comOfficials became concerned about truthfulness of statements after alleged victim accused someone in a new case.

Stand aside and make way for our deal, Britain's Labour tells May  Yahoo NewsBritain's main opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it was pressing for a new national election because its alternative plan for leaving the European Union ...

Nebraska Legislature Day 46: Governor vetoes criminal conviction set-aside bill  Lincoln Journal StarGov. Pete Ricketts issued his first veto of the session Wednesday, rejecting a bill (LB350) that would allow a person convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, with a ...

Seattle will vacate more than 500 convictions for marijuana possession, saying they unfairly impact people of color  CNNAll seven judges on the city's municipal court agreed this week to vacate convictions from 1996 to 2010 for misdemeanor marijuana possession.

COMMENTARY: Actually, a president doing a great job can be impeached  Utica Observer Dispatch"You can't impeach somebody that's doing a great job. That's the way I look at it," President Donald Trump said last Friday in a marathon news conference in the ...

'Cannabis Equity' Runs Into Roadblocks  The Pew Charitable TrustsOAKLAND, Calif. — During the 1980s and '90s, Alexis Bronson's illegal cannabis delivery business could barely keep up with demand. In the spring, Bronson ...

Carlos 'The Ghost' Ghosn and His Lawyer 'The Grey Fox' Spook Japan's Prosecutors  The Daily BeastWhen Ghosn declared his love for Nissan, he hit a key note of corporate nostalgia among the Japanese. He also made the top Nissan execs appear ...

The Falklands War revisited  New StatesmanIn 1982 Britain was as racked by doubt and division as it is today. But a short conflict on the other side of the world changed everything. By Nicholas ...

Former Sycamore man wants judge to set aside predatory sex assault conviction  DeKalb Daily ChronicleSYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge said Monday that it will be October before he can rule on whether a man convicted of assaulting a child with Asperger's ...

2 Censure Resolutions Introduced Against King Over Supremacist Remark  PJ MediaWASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) faces two censure resolutions and a resolution of disapproval from House Democrats today as the House GOP ...

Justice Department won’t take Arpaio fight to SCOTUS  POLITICOThe Justice Department has decided not to ask the Supreme Court to block the appointment of a special prosecutor to fight former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's ...

No money for wrongly convicted man in prison for 4 years  Detroit Free PressA man who spent nearly four years in prison until his first-degree murder conviction was thrown out won't get money set aside for the wrongly convicted, the ...