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  • Michael Ganter
    Judge beaten by inmate in Cook County courtroom
    An inmate inside a courthouse in Chicago’s suburban Maywood in Cook County attacked a judge, according to ABC News on Thursday. Though the Cook County Sheriff’s Department will not give the name of the judge who was attacked by the...
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    Brockport’s New Village Court will be in the Village Hall
    You won’t find it on the agenda published on the Village website for the next Village Board Meeting, but according to Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Erica L. Linden, “The decision to locate the court here in Village Hall will be on the agenda...
  • "Daydream Believer" record
    Monkees song at center of royalties lawsuit; mono vinyl box out Tuesday
    The Monkees'1967 No. 1 hit “Daydream Believer,” composed by John Stewart, is the focus of a lawsuit filed earlier this week by his widow against EMI Music Publishing for missing payments of royalties on foreign records sales,...
  • Ellie Nesler inspired a couple of movies
    Ellie Nesler: Mother kills child molester in courtroom
    Ellie Nesler is an American woman who is known for shooting and killing, Daniel Driver, the man who molested her son. Nesler's case inspired the movie "Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story." The fact-based movie premiered on USA...
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    Kokomo attorney suspended for altercation with client in courtroom
    A Kokomo attorney was suspended from practicing law for 60 days for allegedly grabbing and pushing a client on Aug. 15, 2013, according to the Kokomo Tribune.The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commissioned issued the formal order of suspension...
  • CheckMate
    Scientifically proven ways to be persuasive in the courtroom
    By Amy Singer, Ph.D. and Diana GreningerTrial consulting: as some of us like to call it, persuasion psychology.The study of psychology, which means “study of the soul,” dates back as far as the 1600’s. It wasn’t until the...
  • Website & app for true crime lovers “Wild About Trial”
    Website & app for true crime lovers “Wild About Trial”
    For true crime lovers who cannot get enough of high-profile trials on television, there is a website dedicated to the trials of celebrities, athletes, and other newsmakers. Viewers can even follow along with a phone app.“Wild About Trial at...
  • Rachel Jeantel once again in the hot seat in the George Zimmerman trial
    Rachel Jeantel once again in the hot seat in the George Zimmerman trial
    Rachel Jeantel, the key witness for the prosecution stood firm as she was once again grilled by the defense team on Thursday, June 28, in a Sanford, Florida courtroom. Ms. Jeantel changed her demeanor today and appeared calm and less...
  • 'Theodore Boone: The Activist' by John Grisham will please young fans
    'Theodore Boone: The Activist' by John Grisham will please young fans
    "Theodore Boone: The Activist" by best-selling author John Grisham is the fourth novel in the middle grade fiction about a kid lawyer who solves cases and helps his friends. He's not really a lawyer, but he's the closest thing a...
  • 'My Cousin Vinny'
    DVD review: 'My Cousin Vinny'
    If you want to have a very straightforward fish out of water scenario, taking brash New Yorkers and putting them into a small southern town is a pretty good start. Add some courtroom drama and you have the early 90's favorite, 'My Cousin...
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    Justice and Hell from the American Courtroom
    If you're anything like the majority of Americans, you've paid some heed to the recent Casey Anthony trial that's dominated the news these past few weeks. The case has become one of those ordeals that captures the interest of an entire...
  • Casey Anthony reacts to being found not guilty on murder charges
    Shock and awe: Celebrity Twitter reactions to Casey Anthony verdict
    Yesterday Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter, Caylee Marie Anthony. Thenot guilty verdictcame after only 11 hours of deliberation by the jury, and bystanders outside of the courtroom reacted with shock and anger after the...
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