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Trump formally ordered to pay $454 million in New York fraud case

The payment includes the $354.9 million penalty that Justice Arthur Engoron of the state court in Ma...

Judge blocks California from suing makers of 'abnormally dangerous' guns

The judge sided with, a firearms industry trade association in finding that part of a gun control me...

Parenting advice YouTuber and influencer jailed for child abuse

Franke, a mother of six from Utah who gave parenting tips via a once-popular video blog called "8 Pa...

Students, alums sue to stop US University from dropping law degree program

Golden Gate officials announced in late November that the university will discontinue the J.D. progr...

Trump hit with $354.9 million penalty, 3-year ban in NY civil fraud case

Justice Arthur Engoron, in a sharply worded decision, opens new tab issued after a contentious three...

New York lawyer gets 6 1/2 years in prison for Ponzi, insurance schemes

Robert Wisnicki, 45, was sentenced Thursday after his conviction last year. Prosecutors said investo...

US court mostly rejects 96-year-old judge's lawsuit over suspension

Judge Pauline Newman, 96, failed to convince the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia th...

96-year-old US federal judge loses bid to overturn suspension order, challenging forced leave

The Judicial Conference of the United States' Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability said in a...

Michigan school shooter's mother convicted of manslaughter

Oakland County prosecutors argued during the trial that Jennifer Crumbley, even though she did not p...

Trump heads to US Supreme Court with a familiar claim: He is untouchable

It may not be the only time Trump makes this type of assertion to the justices. As he fights four cr...

Harvard Law to offer low-income scholarships, joining Yale and Stanford

Eligibility for Harvard Law's Opportunity Fund will be based on a comprehensive review of factors in...

Former CIA employee jailed for 40 years for largest leak in agency's history

Joshua Schulte, a software engineer from New York, passed the data to whistleblowing agency WikiLeak...

US security company fined $70K for telling muslim employee to shave beard

The firm was charged for refusing to accommodate an employee’s religious practice, needlessly forcin...

Citizen journalist can't sue over arrest, divided US appeals court rules

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that police officers and county prosecutors in Texas were en...

Taylor Swift: Man charged with stalking near singer's New York home

David Crowe, 33, from Seattle, was arrested on Monday after complaints about an "emotionally disturb...

Pop star Madonna sued by fans after concert 'started more than two hours late'

It is alleged the Queen of Pop did not appear on stage until 10.45pm for a midweek performance....

US State Appeals Court launches AI task force

“The legal profession is not immune to the rapid evolution that is taking place in the field of arti...

Most US law firm associates were women in 2023, survey shows

Survey data released on Tuesday by the National Association for Law Placement show that 50.3% of U.S...

Massachusetts court rules lawyer’s nap during murder trial created ‘uncurable error’, violating defendant's constitutional right

Lawyer fell asleep during jury selection and testimony. Defendant granted new trial by Massachusetts...

Tupac murder suspect granted $750,000 bail ahead of trial

Duane 'Keffe D' Davis is said to be the only person still alive who was in the vehicle from which sh...

US: Man who attacked Nevada judge is sentenced by that same judge to prison for separate incident

Deobra Redden, 30, was sentenced to 19 months to four years in prison for a charge of attempted batt...

New York Times sues Microsoft and OpenAI for 'billions'

The lawsuit, which also names Microsoft as a defendant, says the firms should be held responsible fo...

ICJ: US dismisses SA's case against Israel as 'meritless'

South Africa argued that Israel is committing "genocidal" acts in Gaza in the case filed at the ICJ ...

US charges former Nigerian fintech CEO who tried to buy Sheffield United with fraud

Odogwu Banye Mmobuosi, 45, the former co-chief executive officer of Tingo Group (TIO.O), was charged...

Pornhub owner pays $1.8 mln to resolve US probe of sex trafficking ties

Under a deferred prosecution agreement, the U.S. Attorney's office in Brooklyn charged Montreal-base...