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Amanda Knox Found Guilty and Sentenced to 28 Years and Six Months

Amanda Knox Found Guilty and Sentenced to 28 Years and Six Months   A verdict was reached in the Amanda Knox trial that dates back to 2007. Knox has been found guilty by an Italian court and sentenced to 28 years, six months in prison, according to ABC News.   Knox’s former…>read more

No Comment January 31, 2014

Eric Holder Has Decision to Make Regarding Death Penalty in Boston Marathon Case

Eric Holder Has Decision to Make Regarding Death Penalty in Boston Marathon Case   There is a deadline set for Friday in the decision of seeking the death penalty in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is the only surviving defendant in the Boston Marathon bombings from April. Three people were killed and…>read more

No Comment January 30, 2014

Appeals Court to Hear Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

Appeals Court to Hear Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case   An order was released Tuesday that says the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will review a decision that defeats the constitutional ban on gay marriage in the state of Oklahoma, according to The Denver Post. The order…>read more

No Comment January 29, 2014

Judge Removed from Case for Use of Facebook

Judge Removed from Case for Use of Facebook   Judges were warned in February of 2013 by the American Bar Association to be careful when using social media websites. The ABA did not care if judges used the sites to stay in touch with the world, but did…>read more

No Comment January 28, 2014

Pregnant, Brain-Dead Texas Woman Removed from Life Support

Pregnant, Brain-Dead Texas Woman Removed from Life Support   Marlise Munoz was removed from life support after a lengthy battle between her family and a Texas hospital, according to The Houston Chronicle. The fetus, which had reached the 23rd week, was not delivered.   A judge ordered John…>read more

No Comment January 27, 2014

Hunter Moore, the Revenge Porn King, Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Hunter Moore, the Revenge Porn King, Indicted by Federal Grand Jury   On Thursday, Hunter Moore was indicted by a federal grand jury for his reported operation of a revenge-porn business online. He has been dubbed “the most hated man on the Internet,” according to Time. The announcement was made by…>read more

No Comment January 24, 2014

New Report Released Detailing Illegal Actions of NSA Program

New Report Released Detailing Illegal Actions of NSA Program   A report from a watchdog group has concluded that the National Security Agency’s program that collected phone call records is illegal, aided slightly in counterterrorism efforts and should be stopped, according to The New York Times.   The report is supposed…>read more

No Comment January 23, 2014

Lawsuit Against Nick Saban’s Daughter Being Weighed by Judge

Lawsuit Against Nick Saban’s Daughter Being Weighed by Judge   During arguments in court Tuesday, Nick Saban’s daughter told lawyers that she was defending herself from a drunk woman when a brawl broke out in 2010, according to The Associated Press.   Saban is the head football coach at…>read more

No Comment January 22, 2014

Appeals Court Rules Blogger Protected by 1st Amendment Rights

Appeals Court Rules Blogger Protected by 1st Amendment Rights   A defamation award against a blogger was overturned via a unanimous vote by a federal appeals court on Friday, according to The Los Angeles Times. The court ruled that those who post on the internet are afforded the same…>read more

No Comment January 21, 2014

Snowboarders File Lawsuit Against Alta Ski Resort

Snowboarders File Lawsuit Against Alta Ski Resort   The Alta ski resort is being sued by a group of snowboarders for violations of their constitutional rights, according to a report from The Salt Lake Tribune.   “Alta’s snowboarding prohibition was initiated as a result of animus ……>read more

No Comment January 20, 2014

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