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  • LIVE UPDATES: Chauvin jury reaches a verdict on second day of deliberations.

    04/20/2021 1:27:14 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/20/2021 | Fox News
    The jury in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has reached a verdict on its second day of deliberations. Minnesota remains on edge as jury deliberations continued Tuesday before deciding the fate of Chauvin, who is charged in the death of George Floyd. More than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, along with state and local police officers, sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement personnel have flooded Minneapolis in recent days, with a verdict looming in the Chauvin trial, and following the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in the nearby city of Brooklyn Center.
  • Judge Napolitano calls Weinstein verdict a 'monumental setback' for government

    02/24/2020 1:30:02 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 02/24/2020 | Joshua Nelson
    Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano reacted to the Harvey Weinstein verdict on “America’s Newsroom” Monday, calling it a "significant victory" for the disgraced movie producer and a "monumental setback" for prosecutors. Weinstein, 67, was convicted of first-degree commission of a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape but was acquitted of two more serious charges of predatory sexual assault, as well as first-degree rape. The charges Weinstein was convicted of carry a total sentence of up to 29 years in prison. “He’s still facing serious time," Napolitano said. "But, these are not the life sentences, the big ones...
  • Ohio Family Bakery Stopped Shoplifter. Protesters Called Them Racist.

    06/07/2019 6:31:11 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 44 replies
    DailyWire ^ | 06/07/2019 | HANK BERRIEN
    This Jury Just Awarded The Bakery $11 Million A family that has owned and operated an Ohio bakery near Oberlin College since 1885 suffered accusations of racism and protests after stopping a black Oberlin College student from shoplifting. . . A witness for the plaintiffs, accountant Frank Monaco, had testified that the Gibsons were set to lose about $5.8 million over the next 30 years because of the accusations of racism. He noted that the business had been in operation for over 130 years, adding, “When you have people thinking you’re racist, and you live in a small town, the...
  • VERDICT: Jury awards Gibson’s Bakery $11 million against Oberlin College

    06/07/2019 12:28:50 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 67 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 6/7/19 | William A. Jacobson
    The Jury in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case has reached a verdict. According to our reporter in the Courtroom, the jury awarded $11 million. Here are the details: Allyn W. Gibson awarded $5.8 million, David Gibson #3 million, Gibson Bros. $2,274,500. Next Tuesday there will be a separate punitive damages which could be a double award (meaning tripling the $11 million to $33 million). According to Dan, Meredith Raimondo was held liable on the libel but not the other counts. We are still sorting out what that means in terms of damages against her.
  • Mueller's Verdict May Be In, But Closure Is Out of Reach

    03/25/2019 1:55:14 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 03/25/2019 | Susan Crabtree
    Mueller's Verdict May Be In, But Closure Is Out of Reach . By Susan CrabtreeMarch 25, 2019 Mueller's Verdict May Be In, But Closure Is Out of ReachAP Photo/Carolyn Kaster After nearly two years of alternating White House angst and Democratic anticipation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and final report set off a frenzy in Washington over the weekend but provided neither closure nor solace for a divided nation. Indeed, it seemed to cement America’s dueling split-screen political realities in place for years to come. anticipation of the “big reveal,” Fox News’ Sean Hannity ran a banner headline Friday night:...
  • Officer Michael Rosfeld acquitted in Antwon Rose Shooting

    03/22/2019 9:05:13 PM PDT · by NImerc · 23 replies ^ | 3/22/2019 | WPXI
    A jury has found Michael Rosfeld, a former East Pittsburgh police officer, not guilty of criminal homicide for shooting and killing Antwon Rose.
  • Rape victim awarded $1 billion in historic jury verdict

    05/25/2018 9:43:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 86 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/25/2018 | Natalie O'Neill
    A Georgia rape victim was awarded $1 billion in what’s believed to be the largest jury verdict ever handed down in an American assault case, according to reports Friday. “It’s one of the biggest victories for women in the United States,” Chris Stewart, a lawyer for victim Hope Cheston, said at a press conference. “They said a little black girl in Clayton County who was raped is worth $1 billion. That was a big win for us,” he said, according to the local station Cheston was 14 years old and visiting a friend October 2012 when she was attacked...
  • Apple wins $538.6 million from Samsung in latest iPhone patent retrial

    05/24/2018 3:15:30 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 18 replies
    Venture Beat ^ | May 24, 2018 | by JEREMY HORWITZ
    Nearly six years after a federal jury awarded Apple over $1 billion for Samsung infringements of iPhone intellectual properties, a jury retrying the damages portion of the case has reached a unanimous verdict, modifying the figure to $538,641,656 across five design and utility patents. The verdict comes after years of damages-only retrials and appeals, including a visit to the United States Supreme Court.Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. began in April 2011 with Apple’s allegation that certain Samsung smartphones infringed on iPhone inventions including patents and trademarks. Apple won the trial in August 2012, receiving an initial award of...
  • The Indecency of the Left

    12/05/2017 3:04:35 AM PST · by x1stcav · 14 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/4/17 | Marta Hernandez
    I’m not an attorney, so I’m ill equipped to discuss the merits of the prosecution’s case. All I know is a beautiful, innocent young woman’s life was snuffed out by an illegal alien drug dealer, who already had racked up seven felony convictions at the time of the shooting. That’s right. He’s an illegal alien. He’s not an undocumented immigrant. He’s not an undocumented worker. He is here illegally—for the sixth time—after having been booted from this country five times prior to this incident. The feds just can’t seem to keep this turd out of our country. So, I don’t...
  • Kate Steinle’s Brother: System’s ‘Epic Failure’ Led to Sister’s Murder

    12/02/2017 5:07:41 PM PST · by x1stcav · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/1/17 | Penny Starr
    “I’m stunned that they couldn’t even get him on using the weapon,” Brad Steinle. Brad Steinle told the Chronicle that he can’t believe the “culmination of errors” that led to Kate’s death, including a lack of understanding about weapons, given the defense team’s argument to the jury that the gun went off accidentally. “I own a handgun,” Brad Steinle said. “I know that guns don’t just go off. But you have a jury full of people, the vast majority of which probably haven’t shot a gun before and don’t know the intricacies of how a gun works.”
  • The Unintended Consequences of the Steinle Decision

    12/01/2017 8:45:43 AM PST · by x1stcav · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/30/17 | Roger L. Simon
    So the appalling Steinle decision will have unintended consequences that I will now predict: Attorney General Sessions, with the firm backing of the president, will redouble his efforts to do away with sanctuary cities both financially and legally. It may take some time, but the days of these sanctuaries are over. ICE will be set free to do its work. (It already has been, but even more so now with fewer complaints.) The border wall will be built, at least a good part of it, and Trump will find it far easier to get his way with border security. The...
  • Twitter users unleash #BoycottSanFrancisco as payback for Kate Steinle verdict

    12/01/2017 8:15:38 AM PST · by x1stcav · 64 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/1/17 | Anna Giaritelli
    Thousands of Twitter users on Friday were urging people to #BoycottSanFrancisco after a jury there decided Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a five-time deported Mexican man charged with shooting and killing Kate Steinle, was not guilty. The Boycott San Francisco hashtag began trending on Twitter Friday morning as people vowed not to travel there or buy goods or services produced in the city.
  • The Kate Steinle Verdict Cements California’s Status As America’s Only 3rd World State

    12/01/2017 6:22:13 AM PST · by x1stcav · 34 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 12/1/17 | David Blackmon
    No, this verdict isn’t merely “disgraceful,” it’s un-American. And if Californians no longer wish to be part of America and its legal system, this slap in the face of American values indicates that perhaps the time has come for America to oblige them.
  • Married man is sentenced to life in prison for murdering soccer mom who led double life as an ESCORT

    12/28/2016 6:19:28 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 7 replies and Associated Press ^ | 27 December 2016 | By Valerie Edwards
    A married man was convicted Tuesday of murder and kidnapping in the 2007 death of a single mother from Colorado who led a double life as a paid escort. A judge sentenced 65-year-old Lester Ralph Jones to life in prison without parole after the jury delivered its verdict, according to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. It was Jones' second trial in the killing of Paige Birgfeld. The first ended in a mistrial in September when jurors couldn't reach a unanimous verdict.
  • Norfolk Treasurer Anthony Burfoot found guilty on 6 counts in federal public corruption trial

    12/09/2016 7:47:04 PM PST · by csvset · 9 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 9 DEC 2016 | Scott Daugherty and Eric Hartley
    NORFOLK Anthony Burfoot sold his City Council votes to benefit developers for six years and then lied about it when questioned in federal court, a jury found Friday. The city’s treasurer, who previously served as vice mayor, was convicted on six of eight public corruption and perjury charges. He can remain free until he is sentenced April 17 in U.S. District Court, but he must submit to the supervision of a federal probation officer. Burfoot – who plans to appeal and continue working at the treasurer’s office while that’s pending – faces the possibility of 90 years in prison but...
  • Baltimore Police Officer Found Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Death

    05/23/2016 8:42:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 23, 2016 | Mariam Khan
    A judge found Baltimore police officer Edward Nero not guilty today on all four charges for his role in the events leading up to the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Nero, 30, had been charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office, all stemming from his actions during the initial stop and arrest of Gray, who suffered a catastrophic spinal injury while in police custody. Gray died one week later on April 19, 2015, and his death sparked days of violent protests in Baltimore.
  • Verdict Reached in Case of American Journalist Obama Left Behind in Iran

    10/12/2015 6:28:31 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 12 replies ^ | 10/12/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    When President Obama made a deal with the Iranians in July over the terror sponsor's nuclear program, he left four Americans behind. One of those Americans is Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian. By the administration's own admission and standards Rezaian, who has been held in an Iranian prison for more than a year, is being held on trumped up, bogus charges. This morning, it is being reported Rezaian has been issued a verdict on those same charges after a closed door "trial." An Iranian judiciary spokesman said Sunday that a verdict has been reached in the espionage case of Washington...
  • Verdict in on James Holmes trial - to be read at 2:00 MDT (Guilty!)

    07/16/2015 12:32:03 PM PDT · by G Larry · 35 replies
    710 AM | 7-16-2015 | KNUS
    Verdict reached in Aurora Theater Murder Trial - To be read at 2:00 MDT
  • Mother found not guilty, insane in attacks

    09/21/2013 9:28:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 21, 2013 | Steve Schmadeke
    A mentally ill woman who stabbed her infant daughter 10 times in the face with a pair of scissors before boarding a crowded CTA bus and stabbing a woman and her young daughter was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday. Nancy Laroche, 34, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, was found by her fiance's mother kneeling over her crying 10-month-old daughter on Jan. 9, 2008, at their Bronzeville apartment, according to testimony at her bench trial in Cook County Circuit Court.
  • Tom DeLay verdict overturned by Texas appellate court

    09/19/2013 8:01:47 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 171 replies
    A Texas Court of Appeals in Austin has overturned the conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, attorney Brian Wice told KVUE sister station KHOU 11 News.