By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/21 — A judge set an unusually high $500,000 bond on Tuesday and imposed a host of other restrictions for the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect who was charged with trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Fourteen news entities have urged a Manhattan judge to reject a New York police union’s efforts to squelch the release of police body camera footage.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 02/26 — The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.Read more »
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 02/13 — A judge upheld a British arrest warrant for Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying the WikiLeaks founder should have the courage to come to court and face justice after more than five years inside Ecuador’s London embassy.
By CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/03 — After more than a week of partisan bickering and social media-fueled buildup, the #releasethememo crowd got their wish.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 02/01 — A California police department dogged by a sexual misconduct scandal has spent $6 million on a court-ordered computer program to track officer conduct that is not working properly,Read more »
By MATT O’BRIEN and DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 01/31 — The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail, long the province of judicial discretion,
By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/27 — New York’s most notorious living Russian mobster just wants to go back to the motherland.
By DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) 01/25 — The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison by a judge who proudly told him,
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) 01/25 — After Larry Nassar offered a brief apology to the women and girls that he molested,Read more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 01/22 — An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay.Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud is scheduled to appear in federal court in Columbus on Monday.Read more »
SEATTLE (AP) 01/12 — A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man,Read more »
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) 01/09 — A judge has sentenced a 17-year-old youth to 28 to 60 years in prison for leading police on a high-speed chase in western Michigan that ended with a crash that killed his passenger and another driver.Alejandro Torrez was convicted of two counts of second -degree murder and eight other charges stemming from the March 11 crash that killed 21-year-old Calvin College student Tara Oskam and Torrez’s cousin,Read more »
By SUDHIN THANAWALA and ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 01/10 — A federal judge on Tuesday night temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 01/06 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday launched a review of a little-known but widely used ,Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/09 — The Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up his cattle in 2014 walked out of a courthouse in Las Vegas a free and defiant man Monday,
By RYAN J. FOLEY and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press 01/06 – Lawmakers and others in Democratic-leaning states have been howling over the past year about actions by the Trump administration and congressional Republicans that they say have undermined states’
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/23 — A mistrial in the federal prosecution of a family of ranchers who led an armed standoff against government agents prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the case and renewed calls for a broad review of U.S.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/20 — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West.
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/14 — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings beginning Thursday in Chicago and could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide.