Ian Cultrona asks judge to set aside felonious assault convictions  New Philadelphia Times ReporterNEW PHILADELPHIA The lawyer for a man convicted of multiple charges as the result of a Dec. 5 shooting near Newcomerstown has asked the judge in the ...

Judge denies request to vacate conviction in Karina Vetrano murder trial  WABC-TVA judge on Monday denied a defense motion to set aside the guilty verdict against Chanel Lewis in Karina Vetrano's murder after hearing arguments regarding ...

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime ReportAt least 36 states permit adults with criminal convictions to have their records sealed or expunged, but does “wiping the slate clean” actually produce better ...

Opinion: Nick Bosa's lack of conviction worse than his conservative views  USA TODAYDE Nick Bosa scrubbed his social media accounts of his conservative opinions, in part because he knows San Francisco might draft him.

Judge to decide if Morales' 2014 conviction should be set aside  Temple Daily TelegramBELTON — A Court of Law judge is considering a writ of habeas corpus to determine whether to set aside Temple Mayor Pro Tem Judy Morales' 2014 ...

Chanel Lewis attorney wants verdict set aside  amNewYorkThe sentencing of Chanel Lewis, convicted of murder in the strangulation of Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano, was postponed Wednesday until next week ...

Katumbi fraud conviction set aside  defenceWebAn appeals court overturned the conviction of exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi for real estate fraud, ruling the trial court was pressured by ...

Central Texas man once convicted of killing 2 teens released on bond  KWTXMOODY, Texas (KWTX) A man who along with three other men was convicted of the murders of two Moody teenagers in 1992 and was sentenced to life in ...

Convicted drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman seeks new trial  ReutersLawyers for Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican crime lord known as El Chapo, on Tuesday said his drug smuggling conviction should be set aside and a new trial ...

In wake of David Stringer scandal, Arizona teachers will have to disclose expunged charges  AZCentralWith little fanfare, Arizona leaders have closed the so-called "David Stringer" loophole to require all non-certified teachers to disclose whether they've had ...

‘We let the public down’: Outrage swirls after man convicted of 1985 Richmond murder freed from Death Row  The Mercury NewsMARTINEZ — A February plea deal that set a man free from Death Row 33 years after he was convicted of raping and beating an 84-year-old widow to death ...

King County prosecutors help cut “breathtaking” prison sentence  KUOW News and InformationIn January, King County prosecutors asked a judge to reduce a woman's 40-year prison sentence that she received in the '90s, calling it shocking and excessive ...

Man convicted in 1980 killing of off-duty Hammond cop files appeal  Chicago TribuneA man convicted in a decades-old killing of an off-duty Hammond police officer is asking for a new trial, or as an alternative, a reduced sentence. James Hill, 56 ...

Nekoosa man who killed girlfriend's mom in Saratoga is sentenced to reduced prison time  Wisconsin Rapids TribuneWISCONSIN RAPIDS - A former Nekoosa man who shot and killed his girlfriend's mother will serve 11 years in prison instead of 15 because his charges were ...

10 years anniversary: Ted Stevens still exonerated  Must Read AlaskaIt was 10 years ago this month that Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens walked out of court smiling — and vindicated: The corruption charges were thrown out. Rather than ...

Feds seek $26.4M from cancer doc Farid Fata, who says he was duped into pleading guilty  Detroit Free PressFarid Fata wants to set aside his 2014 guilty plea. He claims lawyer Christopher Andreoff assured him that he would get a shorter sentence if he pleaded guilty to ...

S2 E13: Oral Arguments | In the Dark  APM ReportsAfter nearly nine years of appeals of his sixth trial, Curtis Flowers finally had his case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue was whether DA Doug ...

For Texas Department of Public Safety, proof of rehabilitation can take a long, long … long time  Houston ChronicleAs Texas and federal policymakers have passed an array of criminal justice reforms stressing rehabilitation and reintegrating convicts into society, the Texas ...

Settlement talks stall between MSU and Nassar victims in 55 lawsuits  Detroit Free PressIn a court filing, MSU said settlement talks between the school and some Nassar victims who filed lawsuits in a second wave have ended.

Court sets aside conviction in a cheque bounce case  Greater KashmirGreaterKashmir: A superior court here Monday set aside a trial court decision that had ordered a man accused of defaulting a payment two years in prison and a ...

SC sets aside death warrant of man convicted for killing college girl, lover  Business StandardThe Supreme Court Tuesday set aside a warrant for execution of death sentence of a 30-year-old man who was convicted for killing a college girl and her lover ...

Mystery of Karina Vetrano’s Death Ends With Murder Conviction  The New York TimesA Queens jury took only a few hours to convict Chanel Lewis, 22, of strangling Ms. Vetrano as she jogged in a park. His DNA was found on her body.

Central Florida man wrongly incarcerated for 14 years seeks compensation from state  WESH 2 OrlandoThe state is saying that the man missed the deadline to file for compensation after his conviction.

Bouie | The lure of impeachment | Columnists  East OregonianDonald Trump may not have conspired with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election, but the Mueller report still shows a president with criminal ...

Judge upholds murder conviction in Dorian Bohn trial  Cortland VoiceA Cortland County judge refused Tuesday to throw out the conviction of Dorian G. Bohn for the murder of his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter.

Wrongfully Convicted Man Threads the Needle: Virginia High Court Grants Writ of Actual Innocence  JD SupraGenerally speaking, Virginia criminal defendants who want to challenge their convictions have only a few options. None of them are very good. They have 30 ...

Exonerated Arlington Heights man sues Wheeling and other police departments  Chicago Daily HeraldAn Arlington Heights man whose conviction for the 2013 murder of Wheeling dog-walker Rafael Orozco was reversed by the Illinois Appellate Court last year ...

Onnoghen Appeals Conviction By Tribunal, Lists 16 Reasons Why He Should Be Acquitted  SaharaReporters.comHowever, in a notice of appeal filed at the Registry of the tribunal shortly after the judgment, Onnoghen faulted the judgement on 16 grounds, and urged the ...

Calgary police officers to appeal corruption conviction in harassment case  CityNews CalgaryCALGARY — Two former Calgary police officers found guilty of misusing department computers and harassing a woman in a custody battle have filed appeals.

Bilkis Bano case: SC directs Gujarat govt to give her Rs 50 lakh compensation, job, accommodation  Business StandardThe Supreme Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakh compensation, a job and accommodation to Bilkis Bano who was gang raped during ...

Who’s on Trial in the College Basketball Scandal? Not the Big Names  The New York TimesTwo low-level operators will stand trial for bribery this month, but prosecutors have yet to expose “the dark underbelly of college basketball” as promised.

Prosecution 'shocked' by defense attorney in Rhoden murder case  Chillicothe GazetteRita Newcomb is set to go to trial in July on charged of perjury and forgery.

CA upholds celebrity doctor Joel Mendez's conviction over unpaid SSS dues  ABS-CBN NewsMANILA - The Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of celebrity dermatologist Joel Mendez over his failure to remit P1.8-million worth of monthly Social ...

'Ski rage' doctor convicted in Valentine's Day attack on 12-year-old boy on Mountain Creek slope, report says  NJ.comA Sussex County jury on Wednesday convicted an anesthesiologist in a “ski rage” attack on a 12-year-old boy on a slope at the Mountain Creek resort.

FACT CHECK: Did the NRA Oppose Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act in April 2019?  Snopes.comIn April 2019, when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, the NRA opposed the move due to the addition of ...

Court could settle unanimous jury issue  Mail TribuneThe U. S. Supreme Court last week said it will consider overturning a criminal conviction by a 10-2 jury vote in Louisiana — potentially a big step toward ...

Tweaking gun laws, expunging convictions, and passing budget  Stowe TodayHere's an update on my work as chair of the House Judiciary Committee Work:

Ex-FourWinds CEO says judge erred in sentencing him to 15 years in prison  San Antonio Express-NewsEx-FourWinds Logistics CEO Stan Bates, who masterminded a Ponzi scheme that involved ex-state Sen. Carlos Uresti, says a federal judge erred in sentencing ...

Other views | Justice must be unanimous | Columnists  East OregonianThe U.S. Supreme Court last week said it will consider overturning a criminal conviction by a 10-2 jury vote in Louisiana — potentially a big step toward ...

Is DeSantis a legislative player? — Enviros take on Galvano's tolls — Gillum's brother subpoenaed — Messam's rough start  PoliticoGood Tuesday morning. Gov. Ron DeSantis has been in office slightly more than 100 days. While he's already declared it a success, you know what can ...

Prosecuterix Was In The Habit Of Implicating People: SC Sets Aside Concurrent Conviction In A Rape Case...  Live Law'Similar type of complaints were being made in past by the complainant against other persons also and such complaints were later found false'

First bogus cosmetic surgeon to be convicted of injecting women with fake Botox has prison sentence halved  The TelegraphA man who left two women with facial injuries after injecting them with fake Botox has had his jail term halved after leading judges overturned one of his ...

Nigeria: How Lawyers Reacted to Onnoghen's Conviction  AllAfrica.comSome Nigerian lawyers have reacted to the conviction of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Fosse/Verdon recap: Tough act to swallow  Entertainment Weekly NewsGwen swallows her pride while Bob swallows a whole lot of something else.

This 28-Year-Old Cashed Out Her 401(k) to Buy 300 Gallons of Rosé. Now She's Running a Multimillion Dollar Wine Company  MONEYAlix Peabody started Bev, a canned rose company, with funds from her 401(k). Here's what she says about her risky move.

Great Leaders Are Thoughtful and Deliberate, Not Impulsive and Reactive  HBR.org DailyYou set aside the first hour of your day to work on a strategy document that you've been putting off for a week. You haven't been disciplined about getting to it, ...

'Game of Thrones' Player of the Week: The Last, Long Night Before the Battle of Winterfell  TooFabOn the long night before the battle of Winterfell, the cast resolves long-standing issues and takes care of unfinished business.

‘All My Sons’ Broadway Review: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts & Benjamin Walker Resurrect Arthur Miller’s Wartime Casualties  DeadlineA muddled casting controversy and the resignation of a prominent director no doubt diverted some early public and press attention from the Roundabout Theatre ...

Najibullah Zazi, Would-Be NYC Subway Bomber, Will Be Sentenced April 23  WestwordNajibullah Zazi, the would-be New York City subway bomber, will finally be sentenced today, April 23, over nine years after he pleaded guilty to terrorism ...

Mueller report provokes CT lawmakers to press for more probes, not impeachment  The CT MirrorWashington – Special counsel Robert Mueller's report, even with its redactions, provides Congress with a potential road map to President Donald Trump's ...

Once-Lauded South African Anti-Graft Body Falls From Grace  BloombergThe South African agency that spearheaded investigations into corruption during former President Jacob Zuma's scandal-marred administration is suffering a ...

Apex Court sets aside the late Karpal's sedition conviction  MalaysiakiniThe late lawmaker Karpal Singh was granted an acquittal by the Federal Court today in the former's long-running sedition case concerning statements made on ...

B.C. woman unable to provide breath sample challenges legality of impaired-driving law  Vancouver SunNorma McLeod, a former care aid, lost her licence for 90 days and her car for 30 days, even though there was no evidence she had any alcohol in her system.

Ramaphosa to consider King Dalindyebo pardon  EWNIn 2009, the Eastern Cape High Court sentenced Dalindyebo to an effective 15 years in jail for kidnapping, assault, arson and defeating the ends of justice.

When State Agencies Fail In Establishing Guilt Of Accused, Onus On Courts To Do Justice: Bombay HC [Read...  Live LawThe Bombay High Court has refused relief to one Khalil Shaikh, a 25-year-old man from Bandra, Mumbai, who was convicted by a designated court under the ...

Kilpatrick: Sentencing judge has conflict of interest, should be off case  The Detroit NewsDetroit — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is seeking to disqualify a U.S. district judge, saying she had a conflict of interest, after she refused to set aside ...

We Watched 5 Hours Of Presidential Town Halls So You Don't Have To  wgbh.orgButtiegieg, Harris, Klobuchar, Sanders, and Warren all got the town-hall treatment on CNN on Monday. Senior editor Peter Kadzis and politics reporter Adam ...

Debunking Three Myths About Barr’s Summary of the Mueller Report  The BulwarkWilliam Barr's missive purporting to briefly summarize Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report was, as the Washington Post pointed out, mischaracterized by ...

In the Hopper: Judiciary budget, exonerated persons, parental rights  Minnesota LawyerJudiciary Budget: Things might change a lot by Thursday when the House Judiciary committee runs through the delete-all version of its budget proposal. But we ...

Federal Appeals Court Rules Chelsea Manning Must Testify Or Remain In Jail  Outside The Beltway - Mobile EditionA Federal Appeals Court has rejected Chelsea Manning's bid to be released from jail notwithstanding her refusal to comply with a Grand Jury Subpoena.

View from the courtroom: Support of opposition parties key to reviving military courts  DAWN.comThe provisions of Constitution (Twenty-Third Amendment) Act, 2017, through which two- year extension was given to the military courts for trying cases of ...

How lawyers reacted to Onnoghen's conviction  Premium TimesSome Nigerian lawyers have reacted to the conviction of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Johansson’s radical proposal to make F1 awesome again – Part 2  Motorsport.comStefan Johansson, former Ferrari and McLaren F1 driver, has come up a with a template for a radically revised version of the sport he loves. Here is the second ...

Greta Thunberg teaches us about autism as much as climate change  The GuardianToo many people with conditions such as autism still face cruel treatment, says Ian Birrell.

President Theodore Roosevelt’s ‘Citizenship in a Republic’ Oratorical Masterpiece, The 109th Anniversary  Security BoulevardInfosecurity.US celebrates the anniversary of one of the most enduring speeches a President of the United States ever entrusted to history: President Theodore ...

Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal sentenced to life for murder, SC upholds conviction  The News MinuteEighteen years after the abduction and murder of a man in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the conviction and life imprisonment of P Rajagopal ...

Why Trump nominees won't weigh in on Brown vs. Board of Education.  SlateBy deferring to the logic of “it's precedent,” prospective judges are signaling that it could come back to the table. The DOJ is following their lead. By Dahlia ...

IHC accepts Nawaz plea for exemption from appearance  The NationISLAMABAD - The Islamabad High Court Tuesday accepted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's application seeking exemption from appearance before.

Supreme Court appears set to overturn Mississippi murder case based on racial bias  Los Angeles TimesCurtis Flowers, a black man convicted of murdering four people in a small Mississippi town, says he was a victim of racial bias by a prosecutor who tried him six ...

20 years after Columbine shooting, survivor chooses hope and ‘freedom over fear’  Charlotte ObserverIt's been 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado. On the anniversary, survivor Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson reflects on her journey from ...

Oregon Senate Bill 420 Would Erase Outdated Pot Convictions  The Portland MercurySenator Lew Frederick didn't ask for his cannabis-related bill in the Oregon State Legislature to be named Senate Bill 420. No, really, he didn't. “I wish I could ...

Juicy reminders of 'be careful what you wish for, for you will surely get it'  Crux: Covering all things CatholicROME - Catholic life is almost always chock full of illustrations of the old wisdom, “Be careful what you wish for, for you will surely get it.” Even so, the last week ...

The Lessons Learned in Nicaragua over the Last Year  Havana TimesWe have renounced violence. The young are the present. Justice does matter. We have to demand and practice accountability. By Max Jerez (Confidencial).

Read Robert Mueller’s Written Summaries of His Russia Report  The AtlanticAttorney General William Barr released Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on Thursday. Contained therein were the summaries Mueller's team ...

17-year-old pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Clarksburg, WV, homicide  WV NewsCLARKSBURG — A 17-year-old from Enterprise pleaded guilty to felony voluntary manslaughter Monday in the Feb. 8, 2018, shooting death in Glen Elk of a ...

Onnoghen’s CCT Conviction: 100 days before the guillotine fell  VanguardThis report presents the story of Justice Walter Onnoghen's conviction by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. It takes the reader through the 100-day ordeal ...

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 ...

A Racial Pattern So Obvious, Even the Supreme Court Might See It  The AtlanticFlowers v. Mississippi reveals a rickety American legal system.

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.

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 ...

Liverpool brush Porto aside to set up Champions League semi-final with Barcelona  Independent.ieLiverpool eased into a Champions League semi-final against Barcelona as a late flurry of goals saw them triumph 4-1 in Porto and 6-1 on aggregate.

seeks to unseal John Doe v. United States court records  Reporters Committee for Freedom of the PressThe Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press filed a motion to intervene and unseal court documents in John Doe v. United States, a sealed criminal case ...

Villanueva hires back fired deputies and 'inactivates' ongoing investigations  Pasadena WeeklyPosted by Kevin Uhrich | Apr 18, 2019 | 0 |. Villanueva hires back fired deputies and 'inactivates' ongoing investigations. It may be too early to tell how Sheriff ...

Attorney Seeks Pardon for Laurie Bembenek Murder Conviction  U.S. News & World ReportMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for Wisconsin's famous runaway convict and convicted murderer Laurie "Bambi" Bembenek is asking Gov. Tony Evers for a ...

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 ...

Man's charges dismissed after 12 years behind bars due to 'junk' science  Courier JournalThirteen years after Robert Yell was convicted of setting a fire that killed his 2-year-old son and severely burned his 11-month-old daughter, all charges against ...

Want to Beat the Market? Do These Three Things  DailyWealthThe S&P 500 Index has more than tripled since bottoming in March 2009. The tech-heavy Nasdaq has done even better. But you would have outperformed both ...

Schauer receives attorney in bid to set aside conviction; Calderas to make court appearance today  Houston HeraldA teenager sent to prison for her role in the brutal death of another teen last year has an attorney as she attempts to set aside her conviction.

D.C. doubles down on destructive prison-first policies  The Washington PostThe movement for a more humane criminal-justice system has been gaining ground in cities, states and even the federal government. From Sen. Cory Booker ...

How a 1937 mafia hit led to the wrongful conviction that inspired Gov. Gavin Newsom to end the death penalty in California  Washington PostThe story begins in a smoke-filled beer parlor in October 1937, when a woman stood up to put a coin in the jukebox half past midnight. That was the moment two ...

Clare Valley's Sacred Space garden helps to heal the wounds of abuse  ABC NewsIn the wake of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church, a sacred space in South Australia's mid-north is offering support to those whose faith has been ...

How Parvathy's Getting Away With Turning Malayalam Cinema On Its Head  HuffPost IndiaThere's a fable about Parvathy Thiruvothu that is often repeated with some amusement and not a little disbelief. Once upon a time, it goes, a scriptwriter and ...

Wrongly Convicted New York Inmate-Artist Is Freed With Students' Help  NBC4 WashingtonA New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities ...

Srećko Horvat: ‘The current system is more violent than any revolution’  The GuardianThe philosopher and activist counts Yanis Varoufakis, Slavoj Žižek and Julian Assange as friends, and his new book calls for a global liberation movement to ...

Russia: Jehovah's Witness Convicted  Human Rights WatchA Russian court on February 6, 2019 convicted Dennis Christensen, a Jehovah's Witness adherent and Danish citizen, on extremism charges for practicing his ...

Exoneree band, appearing in Springfield next month, doesnt lack conviction  The State Journal-RegisterThe Defenders of the Innocent keynote speaker isn't really a speaker.It packs a powerful message just the same.The Exoneree Band, a touring group of ...

New Michigan Bills Would Help People Convicted Of Marijuana Offenses  Marijuana MomentMichigan lawmakers have introduced two new pieces of legislation that would help people convicted of marijuana-related offenses get out of prison and clear ...

Judge throws out murder conviction in death of SIU student Pravin Varughese of Morton Grove  Chicago TribuneA judge has tossed the murder conviction in the 2014 death of 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese from Morton Grove.

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 ...

Man Reunites With Georgetown Students Whose Work Helped Him Get Out of Prison  NBC4 WashingtonA wrongfully convicted New York man who became known for his drawings of lush golf courses has reunited with the Georgetown University students who ...