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  • Not guilty plea entered in alleged drug deal slaying

    Not guilty plea entered in alleged drug deal slaying

    Recent Cases 03/07/2022

    A defendant accused of fatally shooting a man because he didn’t want to pay him for a drug deal pleaded not guilty in Brown County Circuit Court Monday. Pedro Santiago-Marquez is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and being party to...

  • Tunisian trial shines light on use of military courts

    Tunisian trial shines light on use of military courts

    Recent Cases 11/24/2021

    A few days after Tunisia’s president froze parliament and took on sweeping powers in July, a dozen men in unmarked vehicles and civilian clothes barged into politician Yassine Ayari’s family home overnight and took him away in his pajamas...

  • Trials delayed for mother, son in Mississippi fraud cases

    Trials delayed for mother, son in Mississippi fraud cases

    Recent Cases 11/13/2021

    Judges have delayed the state and federal trials of a mother and son charged in one of Mississippi’s largest public corruption cases. State Auditor Shad White has said Nancy New and Zachary New were responsible for misspending millions of dolla...

  • What is Dental Malpractice?

    What is Dental Malpractice?

    Recent Cases 07/21/2021

    Dental malpractice occurs when the treatment provided by dental health care professionals falls below the acceptable standard of care causing serious personal injuries. Like other areas of professional malpractice, dental malpractice is a form of neg...

  • Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime

    Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime

    Recent Cases 06/14/2019

    Brazil's supreme court officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism on Thursday, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruling that comes amid fears the country's far-right administration is seeking to roll back LGBT ...

  • Kansas court OKs school funding law but keeps lawsuit open

    Kansas court OKs school funding law but keeps lawsuit open

    Recent Cases 06/12/2019

    The Kansas Supreme Court signed off Friday on an increase in spending on public schools that the Democratic governor pushed through the Republican-controlled Legislature, but the justices refused to close the protracted education funding lawsuit that...

  • Kansas court OKs school funding law but keeps lawsuit open

    Kansas court OKs school funding law but keeps lawsuit open

    Recent Cases 06/12/2019

    The Kansas Supreme Court signed off Friday on an increase in spending on public schools that the Democratic governor pushed through the Republican-controlled Legislature, but the justices refused to close the protracted education funding lawsuit that...

  • Semenya wins in court again; claims was denied race entry

    Semenya wins in court again; claims was denied race entry

    Recent Cases 06/10/2019

    Caster Semenya has won another court decision in her battle to get track and field's testosterone regulations thrown out.The Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers say the IAAF, the governing body of athletics, has failed with an urgent request to Swit...

  • Semenya wins in court again; claims was denied race entry

    Semenya wins in court again; claims was denied race entry

    Recent Cases 06/10/2019

    Caster Semenya has won another court decision in her battle to get track and field's testosterone regulations thrown out.The Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers say the IAAF, the governing body of athletics, has failed with an urgent request to Swit...

  • Washington Supreme Court weighing legislative records case

    Washington Supreme Court weighing legislative records case

    Recent Cases 06/08/2019

    Washington Supreme Court justices had pointed questions Tuesday for lawyers representing the Legislature and a media coalition who argued that lawmakers have been violating the law by not releasing emails, daily schedules and written reports of sexua...

  • Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years'

    Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years'

    Recent Cases 01/21/2019

    The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City’s prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits.The court’s decision to hear th...

  • Judge denies Kevin Spacey's request to skip court appearance

    Judge denies Kevin Spacey's request to skip court appearance

    Recent Cases 01/01/2019

    Former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey must appear in a Massachusetts court on accusations that he groped a young man in 2016, a judge ruled on Monday.The 59-year-old Oscar-winning actor had argued he should be excused from attending his Jan. 7 ar...