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  • Deadlocked Spector jury sent back to deliberate

    Deadlocked Spector jury sent back to deliberate

    Court Alerts 09/21/2007

    [##_1L|1262784295.jpg|width="120" height="80" alt=""|_##]The judge in the Phil Spector trial on Thursday ordered the deadlocked jury to resume deliberations on murder charges against the rock producer. Jury deliberations were suspended on Tuesday aft...

  • U.S. court rejects Kerkorian appeal - Daimler

    U.S. court rejects Kerkorian appeal - Daimler

    Court Alerts 09/19/2007

    [##_1L|1177592853.jpg|width="130" height="93" alt=""|_##]A U.S. federal court has upheld a lower court ruling that investor Kirk Kerkorian is not entitled to damages over the merger of Daimler-Benz and Chrysler nine years ago, DaimlerChrysler said on...

  • Mexican drug lord pleads guilty in US court

    Mexican drug lord pleads guilty in US court

    Court Alerts 09/19/2007

    [##_1L|1046923081.jpg|width="120" height="88" alt=""|_##]A notorious Mexican drug lord faces life in prison after admitting to running the feared Tijuana cartel in a US court on Monday, justice officials said. Francisco Javier Arellano-Felix, 39, wil...

  • Ex-Navy Clerk Pleads Guilty in Gun Case

    Ex-Navy Clerk Pleads Guilty in Gun Case

    Court Alerts 09/19/2007

    [##_1L|1289572253.jpg|width="101" height="102" alt=""|_##]A former Navy supply officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally possessing 60 unregistered machine guns that were found at his rural home. David Carmel told U.S. District Judge John C. Shabaz...

  • TGIP Gets $156 Million Verdict In AT&T Patent Suit

    TGIP Gets $156 Million Verdict In AT&T Patent Suit

    Court Alerts 09/18/2007

    [##_1L|1342245909.jpg|width="120" height="93" alt=""|_##]Top U.S .phone company AT&T Inc said on Monday that it was ordered to pay $156 million after losing a jury verdict in a patent infringement case brought by TGIP Inc. Separately, Verizon Com...

  • Top N.J. Court Reverses Abortion Ruling

    Top N.J. Court Reverses Abortion Ruling

    Court Alerts 09/13/2007

    A doctor has no duty to tell a woman considering an abortion that her embryo is an "existing human being," a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, averting a trial over when human life begins.The decision, citing past rulings, said the ...

  • Judge rejects bonus for NWA law firm

    Judge rejects bonus for NWA law firm

    Court Alerts 09/12/2007

    [##_1L|1404437736.jpg|width="130" height="92" alt=""|_##]A bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved $124.2 million in fees and expenses for the lawyers and advisers who helped Northwest Airlines Corp. through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But he held off ...

  • Knicks' Thomas in Court As Jury Selection Begins

    Knicks' Thomas in Court As Jury Selection Begins

    Court Alerts 09/11/2007

    [##_1L|1031257322.jpg|width="130" height="90" alt=""|_##]New York Knicks Coach Isiah Thomas and a former team executive who claims he subjected her to unwanted sexual advances appeared in federal court yesterday as jury selection began in her $10 mil...

  • NY’s High Court Hears Death Penalty Arguments

    NY’s High Court Hears Death Penalty Arguments

    Court Alerts 09/10/2007

    [##_1L|1296461232.jpg|width="180" height="135" alt=""|_##]Prosecutors argued on Monday before New York State's highest court that the lone man remaining on the state's death row should face execution despite a landmark 2004 court ruling that effectiv...

  • Naked Montclair carpenter not guilty

    Naked Montclair carpenter not guilty

    Court Alerts 09/10/2007

    Carpenter Percy Honniball enjoys practicing his craft in the nude and, according to at least one Alameda County Superior Court judge, there is nothing legally wrong with that. Judge Julie Conger found Honniball not guilty of indecent exposure Thursda...

  • Tennessee court rejects Winkler custody case

    Tennessee court rejects Winkler custody case

    Court Alerts 09/05/2007

    [##_1L|1186983937.jpg|width="120" height="101" alt=""|_##]Mary Winkler's efforts to regain custody of her three daughters suffered another blow Tuesday. The Tennessee Supreme Court, in an order issued in Jackson, denied Winkler's request for a hearin...

  • Mayor's son pleads guilty in casino scam

    Mayor's son pleads guilty in casino scam

    Court Alerts 08/31/2007

    [##_1L|1070163438.jpg|width="120" height="88" alt=""|_##]Jacob Nickels, the son of Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to one count of conspiracy in connection with a casino card-cheating scam based in California. Fla...