By Karl Denninger
Gee, who could have come up with this one?
Sue Lund lives about five blocks from where police engaged in a wild shootout April 19 with the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects and about eight doors down from where the one who escaped alive was found 18 hours later.
Yet, during the all-day manhunt, she said police never searched her Franklin Street home or garden shed in Watertown, Massachusetts. Ten [...]
For what it’s worth- I have not verified the referenced
Obama’s been given notice of being guilty of Default.
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A 31-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in connection with the death of a man who was pushed onto the tracks of an elevated subway station in Queens and crushed by an oncoming train.
The woman, Erika Menendez, selected her victim because she believed him to be a Muslim or a Hindu, according to Richard A. Brown, the Queens district attorney.
A Cook County judge who was re-elected Tuesday despite being suspended from the bench appeared in court a few hours later as a defendant in a battery case that her attorney said should be tossed because his client was “legally insane” at the time.
Judge Cynthia Brim, 54, whose 18-year tenure has been marked by controversy, told reporters as she left a criminal courtroom Wednesday at 26th and California that she [...]
November 5, 2012
A North Carolina man sentenced to spend decades in prison for a homegrown terrorist plot raised little resistance in court proceedings Monday against charges that he sought to have government witnesses in his earlier trial beheaded.
Hysen Sherifi, 28, is acting as his own attorney and waved off early opportunities to resist the government’s case against him. His decision not to contest the government’s pre-trial motions means prosecutors will [...]
A judge has the right to order an Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage to be forcibly shaved of his beard before his murder trial, military attorneys told an appeals court Wednesday.
The attorneys, in a document filed on behalf of Col. Gregory Gross, contend that forcibly shaving Maj. Nidal Hasan would not violate the American-born Muslim’s religious freedoms and said it is similar to “and no [...]
Helen A.S. Popkin
August 16, 2012
[...]On Tuesday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that law enforcement officials don’t need a warrant to track suspects via cellphones. Attorneys argued to overturn [Melvin] Skinner’s many convictions, citing that the GPS location information that led to the defendant’s arrest was obtained in violation of the Fourth Amendment, which guards against unreasonable searches and seizures. This didn’t wash with the majority of judges [...]
A Minneapolis coin dealer with a long history of thefts has been fined $295,000 by a Hennepin County district judge and must repay nine former customers more than $409,000.
Judge Ivy Bernhardson said Robert Earl Gundy responded too late to a consumer fraud lawsuit filed last year alleging that he and others cheated elderly customers.
The suit by the Minnesota Attorney General’s office named Gundy, his defunct coin company, Crescent Equities, and [...]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court has sentenced four people to death and given two more life sentences on charges linked to a $2.6 billion bank fraud described as the biggest financial scam in the country’s history, an official said Monday.
The trial, which began in February, involved some of the country’s largest financial institutions and raised uncomfortable questions about corruption at senior levels in Iran’s tightly controlled economy.
But few [...]
An Alaska jury has convicted a man of assault and robbery charges for delivering a knockout punch to a then-7-year-old girl when she refused to give up her bike.
Byron Syvinski, 34, of Anchorage, was convicted on Wednesday of robbery and six counts of assault in the June 2011 incident.
He was accused of punching Am-marie Martin in the head. She fell unconscious and he allegedly hit her several more times.
KTUU reported [...]
A jury acquitted a man Thursday of assaulting a priest he says molested him more than three decades ago during a camping trip and left him with tormented memories that led to alcohol abuse, depression and suicide attempts.
The verdict came after defendant William Lynch took the witness stand during the two-week trial and acknowledged punching Jerold Lindner several times on May 10, 2010.
While previously pleading not guilty, Lynch said he [...]
Judge Kenneth Lester has decided to once again release George Zimmerman on bond.
But this time, he’s making things more difficult for the neighborhood watchman accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Lester granted Zimmerman a $1 million bond, according to documents from a Florida state attorney’s office.
Lester initially revoked Zimmerman’s $150,000 bond after prosecutors claimed he and his wife lied about their finances in open court.
In his ruling, issued today, Lester took Zimmerman to task for [...]
A defendant in a court case had to spend the weekend in prison because the RBS computer failure prevented his bail money being processed, The Daily Telegraph has learnt.
The unnamed man was granted bail at Canterbury Crown Court in Kent on Friday, on condition that a surety was paid before his release.
But the computer glitch that has affected 17 million customers at RBS and two of its subsidiaries, NatWest and [...]
June 18, 2012
Federal prosecutors in North Carolina have been aware for nearly a year that dozens of North Carolinians currently incarcerated in federal prisons should not be there, but they have done next to nothing to help them, and in at least once case are actually trying to prevent an innocent man’s release, according to an investigation by USA Today.
This bizarre, Kafkaesque, nightmare arose over the past nine [...]
Amazing how 52 cops can respond so quickly to beat a diabetic to death, yet if you call them for help it takes them at least 45 minutes to get there ( I don’t call them for help though, who needs this kind of “help” ? ).
BALTIMORE (CN) - When an architect crashed his car while suffering a diabetic reaction on the way home from Bible study class, state and county [...]
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The saliva of an HIV-infected man who bit a police officer doesn’t constitute a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument under state law, New York’s top court ruled Thursday.
In dismissing the aggravated assault conviction of David Plunkett, the Court of Appeals is sending the case back to a lower court for resentencing.
The 48-year-old Plunkett is serving a 10-year sentence at Sing Sing after pleading guilty to assault [...]
BALTIMORE (CN) – When an architect crashed his car while suffering a diabetic reaction on the way home from Bible study class, state and county police pepper sprayed him in the face and clubbed and Tasered him to death, his wife claims in court.
Linda Johnson sued the Maryland State Police, Baltimore County Police, their top commanders and six officers who allegedly beat and Tasered to death Carl D. Johnson on [...]
Prosecutors claim Zimmerman had $135,000 available that had been raised by a website he set up
Defense attorney Mark O’Mara said Zimmerman and his wife never used the money for anything
The judge said he would schedule a hearing after Zimmerman is back in custody so the neighborhood watch leader could explain himself
A judge on Friday revoked the bail of George Zimmerman and ordered him to return to jail within 48 hours [...]
ELIZABETH, N.J. (CN) – A gay HIV-positive man says in court that a hospital denied him treatment and visitors, as the doctor remarked, “This is what he gets for going against God’s will.”
Joao Simoes sued Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Union County Superior Court. He says that the hospital admitted him in August 2011, but that “requests for his lifesaving medication were not honored,” and his sister was denied visitation [...]
General Motors Co. (GM) lawyer demanded the widow of a car-crash victim drop a plan to seek punitive damages from the auto maker, even though the company’s government-brokered overhaul doesn’t bar plaintiffs from going after such legal penalties.
The GM lawyer in a March 3 email told a lawyer representing the widow of a man killed in a GM-made U-Haul truck that GM couldn’t be sued for punitive damages in the [...]
Anthony, 26, tracked down to hideout in Florida and served a court order
Being sued by Zenaida Gonzalez, who shares name with fake babysitter Anthony claimed kidnapped Caylee
Now Anthony will be forced to appear in court in New Year despite her lawyers’ protests that her life is at risk due to public anger
She has not appeared in public since sensational acquittal last July
America’s most hated mother Casey Anthony has been found [...]
Logic takes us strange places sometimes, like when a judge found herself writing this little gem: “The purposeful viewing of child pornography on the internet is now legal in New York.” That’s a sentence you’d want to wash your hands after committing to paper (heck, or wash your eyes after reading), but it comes at the end of a line of reasoning in an appeals court decision that makes sense even [...]
The fatal stabbing of a mother by her long-term boyfriend was witnessed by a friend who was videochatting with the victim’s teenage daughter on an iPad, it has emerged.
Middlesex County District Attorney Nicole Allain made the revelation during the arraignment of Christopher Piantedosi, 39, in Woburn District Court, the Union Leader reported.
Piantedosi is accused of stabbing 38-year-old Kristen Pulisciano 34 times on Thursday in front of their 15-year-old daughter at her Burlington [...]
The Governor signed yesterday a bill that allows auto insurance companies in cases where the at-fault driver has insufficient insurance coverage to consent to settlements against the at fault driver without (1) limiting their right to raise any issue relating to liability or damages in an action against the insurer; and (2) admitting as to any issue raised in an action against the insurer.
The Maryland General Assembly made history with [...]
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A stream of guilty verdicts were announced Monday in the trial of five men accused in one of the deadliest shootings in Washington in years — a shooting that prosecutors say started with an argument over costume jewelry.
Jurors announced Monday morning that they reached a decision. Soon after the guilty verdicts were read. Four of the five defendants — Jeffrey D. Best, 23; [...]
New surveillance video of Bronx teenager Jateik Reed, 19, who was brutally beaten by police officers earlier this year, calls into question officers’ allegations that the teen was carrying drugs.
In what his attorney calls a stop-and-frisk gone terribly wrong, the new footage shows Mr Reed moments before his encounter with police officers, walking down the street with his hands out by his sides – and NOT holding plastic bags of [...]
6ft 10 ins forward released after paying bail bond of $5,000
L.A. Lakers basketball star Jordan Hill has appeared in court, after he allegedly choked his ex-girlfriend during a furious argument in Texas.
Hill, 24, who plies his trade as a forward for the club, attended a court in Houston yesterday to answer a domestic violence charge.
The 6ft 10 ins defendant was briefly taken into custody following the hearing.
However, he was released [...]
A defendant named Fellony was arrested yesterday for felony battery after she allegedly struck a woman in the head with a glass at an Indiana bar.
Fellony Silas, 30, was collared early Sunday following the fracas at Kilroy’s Sports Bar in Bloomington. The bloodied 24-year-old victim suffered several lacerations and was treated for her injuries at a local hospital.
The attack was reportedly triggered when the victim accidentally bumped into Silas while [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – AT&T has aided and abetted cellphone thieves for years by reactivating stolen phones, particularly iPhones, and fraudulently telling customers that it “cannot” block calls to and from the stolen phones – so customers will have to buy new ones – a class action claims in Superior Court.
The class claims AT&T does this “in order to make millions of dollars in improper profits, by forcing legitimate customers [...]
It’s funny but it boils down to the competency of the lawyer as well as the judge.
In non-judicial states the homeowner is the plaintiff, in judicial states the defendant.
In this one below, we are desperately trying to prevent an eviction. This was rubber-stamped by a “judge” who swiftly ordered a writ of possession.
US BANK PICKS HOUSE OUT OF HAT, DECIDES TO FORECLOSE, JUST FOR FUN
The Pooling and Servicing Agreement is [...]
SOUTH HADLEY – Three prominent whistleblowers appearing at Mount Holyoke College Wednesday said exposing government misconduct has become more daunting during the Obama administration, despite the president’s assurances to the contrary.
The speakers – Daniel Ellsberg, best known for leaking the Pentagon Papers in 1971; Jesselyn Radack, author and former U.S. Justice Department lawyer; and Thomas Drake, former National Security Agency official targeted in an aborted espionage prosecution – said the [...]
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) – A Queens woman is suing Apple for $1,000,000 after smashing her face on a glass door at a Long Island Apple Store.
Evelyn Paswall, 83, claims that the glass doors at the front of Apple Stores pose a risk to the elderly.
Paswall’s attorney Derek T. Smith told the Post that,“Apple wants to be cool and modern and have the type of architecture that would appeal to the tech crowd, [...]