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  • Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

    Justin Timberlake charged with driving while intoxicated in the Hamptons

    Analysis on Litigation 06/19/2024

    Pop star Justin Timberlake was charged early Tuesday with drunken driving in a village in New York’s Hamptons, after police said he ran a stop sign and veered out of his lane in the posh seaside summer retreat.The boy band singer-turned-solo st...

  • Ex-Thailand PM Shinawatra indicted for defaming monarchy

    Ex-Thailand PM Shinawatra indicted for defaming monarchy

    Analysis on Litigation 06/16/2024

    Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was indicted and arraigned Tuesday on a charge of defaming the country’s monarchy in one of several court cases that have rattled Thai politics. He was granted bail.Thaksin is the unofficial power b...

  • Trump's lawyers ask judge to lift gag order imposed during New York trial

    Trump's lawyers ask judge to lift gag order imposed during New York trial

    Analysis on Litigation 06/08/2024

    Donald Trump’s lawyers are asking a New York judge to lift the gag order that barred the former president from commenting about witnesses, jurors and others tied to the criminal case that led to his conviction for falsifying records to cover up...

  • Hunter Biden arrives at court for a final hearing before his June 3 gun trial

    Hunter Biden arrives at court for a final hearing before his June 3 gun trial

    Analysis on Litigation 05/24/2024

    The judge overseeing Hunter Biden ’s federal firearms charges trial agreed Friday to block prosecutors from telling jurors about some other unflattering episodes from his personal life, but left the door open to allowing them in if the presiden...

  •  Marilyn Mosby to be sentenced for mortgage fraud and perjury convictions

    Marilyn Mosby to be sentenced for mortgage fraud and perjury convictions

    Analysis on Litigation 05/20/2024

    A former top prosecutor for the city of Baltimore will soon learn her sentence for lying about her personal finances so she could improperly access retirement funds during the COVID-19 pandemic.Former Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby ap...

  • Trump hush money trial: Trump held in contempt of court for gag order violation

    Trump hush money trial: Trump held in contempt of court for gag order violation

    Analysis on Litigation 05/01/2024

    Donald Trump was held in contempt of court Tuesday and fined $9,000 for repeatedly violating a gag order that barred him from making public statements about witnesses, jurors and some others connected to his New York hush money case. And if he does i...

  • Trump hush money trial: Tabloid publisher David Pecker continues testimony

    Trump hush money trial: Tabloid publisher David Pecker continues testimony

    Analysis on Litigation 04/26/2024

    As Donald Trump was running for president in 2016, his old friend at the National Enquirer was scooping up potentially damaging stories about the candidate and paying out tens of thousands of dollars to keep them from the public eye.But when it came ...

  • Alabama woman who faked kidnapping pleads guilty to false reporting

    Alabama woman who faked kidnapping pleads guilty to false reporting

    Analysis on Litigation 03/22/2024

    An Alabama woman who claimed she was abducted after stopping her car to check on a wandering toddler pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of giving false information to law enforcement.News outlets reported that Carlee Russell pleaded guilty to misd...

  • Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Lenient Sentence and to Appeal Conviction

    Sam Bankman-Fried Seeks Lenient Sentence and to Appeal Conviction

    Analysis on Litigation 03/02/2024

    Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyer said Tuesday that a suggested 100-year prison sentence for the FTX founder by an arm of the court is “grotesque” and “barbaric” and at most a term of a few years behind bars is appropriate for ...

  • Witness at trial recounts fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

    Witness at trial recounts fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

    Analysis on Litigation 02/24/2024

    Testimony at trial Monday turned emotional and argumentative as an eyewitness recounted the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal and described gun misfires, crew members walking out and a “ludi...

  • What to know: South Africa's genocide case against Israel at ICJ

    What to know: South Africa's genocide case against Israel at ICJ

    Analysis on Litigation 01/15/2024

    Israel is defending itself in the United Nations’ highest court Thursday against allegations that it is committing genocide with its military campaign in Gaza.South Africa asked the International Court of Justice to order Israel to immediately ...

  • More women join challenge to Tennessee’s abortion ban law

    More women join challenge to Tennessee’s abortion ban law

    Analysis on Litigation 01/10/2024

    More women on Monday joined a Tennessee lawsuit challenging the state’s broad abortion ban that went into effect shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022.The legal challenge is part of a handful of lawsuits filed acro...