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#US Courts

# us-courts - Monday 12 June, 2017

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

# us-courts - Monday 7 March, 2016

Fox Sports TV star awarded $55m after stalker filmed her naked in a hotel room

A jury found the hotel was partly to blame.

# us-courts - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as "a bit of a mess", jails her for four years

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

# us-courts - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue Not My Type

Court reporter fired for repeatedly typing 'I hate my job' instead of case dialogue

Pages and pages of this: “I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job. I hate my job…”

# us-courts - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

# us-courts - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Google wins sweeping court ruling and the right to scan 'millions of books'

A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.

# us-courts - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

The ban had been issued due to patent infringements on Apple products with today’s decision coming as Samsung announced details of their new curved smartphone.

# us-courts - Friday 10 August, 2012

Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film

Maryann Sahoury is suing a production company after breastfeeding instructional video was used by a third party to make porn.

# us-courts - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

Over 100 people fled the cinema after man shouted “This is it” and donned black gloves at screening.

# us-courts - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case

Meanwhile, Christian Bale visited survivors of Friday’s shooting and lays flower at memorial.

# us-courts - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse Child Abuse This post contains videos

Former US football coach convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of child abuse.

# us-courts - Monday 14 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle Best Friend

Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle

Craig Dershowitz says he considers the dog his ‘son’ and has spent his life savings on lawyers’ fees in trying to win custody.

# us-courts - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Village People star wins copyright court battle Macho Man

Village People star wins copyright court battle

Victor Willis has been granted partial ownership of the rights to YMCA, Macho Man and other Village People hits.

# us-courts - Monday 7 May, 2012

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010.

# us-courts - Friday 17 February, 2012

Woman facing life in prison for cutting infant from womb

Jamie Stice, 21, was attacked while pregnant and left to die after her unborn child was taken.

# us-courts - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

# us-courts - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance

Maksim Gelman is serving 200 years in prison for killing four people in February 2011.

# us-courts - Thursday 26 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut Doughnut Nut

US teen fined $200 for eating (but not buying) doughnut

The 19-year-old was accused of eating the treat without paying for it.

# us-courts - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Teen denies Boston murder of Irishman Ciaran Conneely

A 17-year-old has been charged with the first-degree murder of Ciaran Conneely, who had moved to the US over ten years ago.

# us-courts - Saturday 3 December, 2011

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

The 31-year-old claims that therapists made her believe she had participated in Satanic rituals and suffered sexual abuse through hypnosis.

# us-courts - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m

Five people died and 17 others fell ill as a result of the anthrax letter campaign in 2001.

# us-courts - Thursday 24 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones Seattle Superhero This post contains videos

Charges dropped against Seattle 'superhero' Phoenix Jones

City Attorney Pete Holmes said there were “proof problems” in bringing a case against Ben Fodor/Phoenix Jones, but insists he is “no hero”.

# us-courts - Friday 4 November, 2011

Jury in Michael Jackson doctor trial consider verdict

Dr Conrad Murray, who treated the late pop star, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter over Jackson’s death in June 2009.

# us-courts - Monday 17 October, 2011

Drumm's $4m Cape Cod mansion sold to pay off creditors

The sale of David Drumm’s waterfront mansion for €2.82m will some of the way towards repaying around €10.2m in debts.

# us-courts - Friday 14 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court Superhero This post contains videos This post contains images

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court

Self-styled crime fighter Phoenix Jones, aka Ben Fodor, was in court over allegedly assaulting several people in a pepper spray incident earlier this month.

# us-courts - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

US woman charged with murdering pregnant woman and stealing unborn baby

The alarm was raised after a woman contacted emergency services to say her newborn baby was not breathing, but authorities later discovered it was not her infant and had not been delivered naturally.

# us-courts - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Arizona shooting suspect back in court for mental health hearing

Jared Lee Loughner is accused of a gun attack in Arizona which killed six people and seriously injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

# us-courts - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit Winning

Charlie Sheen settles $100m lawsuit

The actor recently apologised to his former Two and a Half Men colleagues after being fired from the show in March.

# us-courts - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m Bankruptcy This post contains videos

David Drumm's Cape Cod house could sell for $4m

A US bankruptcy official wants to sell the former Anglo chief executive’s house in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

# us-courts - Monday 12 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

US court rejects vegan couple's appeal over baby's starvation death

Jade Sanders and Lamont Thomas from Atlanta were found guilty of murder and child cruelty after limiting their baby’s diet to soy milk and apple juice.

# us-courts - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

# us-courts - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes to stay in prison after failed appeal

A US federal court today rejected the Hollywood star’s appeal of his three-year term.

# us-courts - Monday 29 August, 2011

Retired US naval officer convicted of fraud over 9/11 injury claims

Charles Coughlin claimed he was injured twice after a plane struck the Pentagon on 11 September and was awarded medals for his bravery that day.

From The Daily Edge Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape Austin Powers This post contains videos

Austin Powers actor convicted of torture and rape

Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, who played Random Task in hit film has been found guilty of a violent attack on a young woman on Christmas Eve 1990.

# us-courts - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Woman convicted of child abuse in alleged ploy to appear on Dr Phil

US prosecutors claimed that Jessica Beagely, 36, who recorded footage of the abuse, was trying to get on TV.

# us-courts - Friday 19 August, 2011

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison US

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison

Three men convicted of the killing of three 8-year-old boys in 1993 say they will continue to work to clear their names.

# us-courts - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld

Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld faces lawsuits over claims he is personally responsible for the alleged torture of US citizens by US forces.

From The Daily Edge Wire actress pleads guilty to drugs charge US Courts

Wire actress pleads guilty to drugs charge

Felicity ‘Snoop’ Pearson, who played a character with the same nickname in the Baltimore-based TV show, was arrested in March under Operation Usual Suspects.

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