Category Archives: In the Courts

College admissions scandal: Judge warns defendants

Parents including two US actresses accused in a college admissions scandal have been told to be careful while discussing it with their children. A judge told defendants, including Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, they should take care not to obstruct justice during family discussions. Prosecutors had wanted the wealthy parents to require a lawyer present.

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Bill O’Reilly to Newsmax TV: Border Emergency Is Justified

According to Bill O’REilly the massive amount of people trying to enter the United States through Mexico and the drugs that flow across the border daily clearly justify there is a national emergency happening.

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Feinstein fumes as Trump administration pushes forward with 9th Circuit nominees without consulting her

It’s time to ignore politicians and nominate those who will uphold the law.  That’s what has really pissed off Demonrats.  They see their control faltering, The Senate is poised this week to consider two more conservative nominees selected by President Trump to sit on the left-leaning 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — and the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee isn’t happy about it.

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N. Carolina Judge Rules Voter ID, Tax Cap Amendments Unconstitutional

Friday a North Carolina judge ruled that two amendments, one requiring identification to vote and another capping the state income tax, were unconstitutional because racial gerrymandering meant that the state’s legislature was “illegally constituted.”

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AP, HBO, NBC could be next outlets sued over coverage of Covington Catholic student: co-counsel

The AP and television networks NBC and HBO could be the next three entities sued over their handling of the viral video featuring Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann, his co-counsel told Fox News on Tuesday.

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Rand Paul: Jury Award in Attack a ‘Message’ on Violence

Thursday Sen Rand Paul said that the $580,000 a Kentucky jury awarded him in a lawsuit he filed after his neighbor tackled him in late 2017 sends a message that violence won’t be tolerated in the United States.

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FBI scrambled to respond to Hillary Clinton lawyer amid Weiner laptop review, newly released emails show

Newly released internal FBI emails showed the agency’s highest-ranking officials scrambling to answer to Hillary Clinton’s lawyer in the days prior to the 2016 presidential election, on the same day then-FBI Director James Comey sent a bombshell letter to Congress announcing a new review of hundreds of thousands of potentially classified emails found on former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s laptop.

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Covington student’s attorney adds cyber bulling, assault threats as new cause of action

The attorneys representing Nick Sandmann – the Kentucky teen seen being confronted by a Native American activist in a controversial viral video – have added cyberbullying and assault as possible legal action accusations against the “cybermob” that targeted the teenager after his interactions at last month’s March For Life event in Washington, D.C.

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Experts: Incoming New York AG’s Attacks Could Hinder Cases

Incoming New York Attorney General Letitia James, who has called President Donald Trump an “illegitimate president” has vowed to be aggressive against him, but legal experts say her attacks could threaten her case’s legal standing.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar facing new scrutiny over past effort to win leniency for 9 men accused of trying to join ISIS

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., once asked a judge to show leniency toward a group of Minnesota men accused of trying to join the Islamic State terror group.

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