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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman serving a life sentence in the 2005 beating death of her 4-year-old stepdaughter has asked a judge to reverse her conviction. Michelle D. Gauvin's attorney claimed during a court hearing Thursday that the...
Tags: Murder, Lawyers, Trials, Justice System, Punishment
South Bend TribuneNILES -- A South Bend-area woman will have to wait a little while longer to see what will happen with the criminal contempt charge brought against her for swearing inside Niles South County Courthouse in early December. Larue Ford, 49, appeared with her...
DETROIT (AP) — Francisco Garces stopped at a grocery store in western Michigan but left with injuries after falling in the icy parking lot. When he sued, he didn't get sympathy from the state appeals court: The judges said he could have shopped...
Tags: Litigation, Morphine (drug), Trials, Lawyers, Laws
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A single bell repeatedly rang a sad, slow beat Thursday at the Connecticut funeral of a 6-year-old girl killed by a gunman at her elementary school, while a cardinal in New York compared a slain teacher to Jesus for giving up...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says criminals who were arrested but not yet sentenced for crack cocaine offenses should be able to take advantage of newly reduced sentences. Corey A. Hill and Edward Dorsey were arrested in 2007 and 2008 for...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — A University of Notre Dame law professor is headed to trial June 4 on a charge that he battered his wife at their south side home. The case against Stephen Smith, a criminal law professor, has been delayed twice — once due...
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain — facing allegations of sexual harassment — is defending a joke he made about Anita Hill. Cain said he was approached at a recent event by a supporter who said Hill was trying...
From the Chicago TribuneAmerica has always been a creative place, partly because the authors of the Constitution wanted it to be. Among the powers they granted Congress was the right "to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and...
WASHINGTON — A brand-name drug maker can be sued for violating antitrust laws if it agrees to pay a potential competitor to delay selling a generic version, the Supreme Court ruled. The 5-3 decision is expected to result in lower prescription drug...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed with the Obama administration Monday in yet another of its confrontations with Arizona, striking down a state law on voter registrations and ruling that states may not require new applicants to show proof of...
Tags: Washington, DC, Anthony Kennedy, Elena Kagan, Voting, Politics
Don't let the U.S. Supreme Court's very contemporary cases on gene patenting and same-sex marriage fool you: At least one justice is still living in the 18th century and doesn't care who knows it. Justice Clarence Thomas followed his astonishingly...
WASHINGTON — Crime suspects need to speak up if they want to invoke their legal right to remain silent, the Supreme Court said Monday in a ruling that highlights the limited reach of the famous Miranda decision. The 5-4 ruling upheld the murder...
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