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Melinda Katz appeared stoic as she walked out of a courtroom after being grilled on the witness stand on Wednesday. (Credit CBS 2)

Melinda Katz Takes The Stand In Sliwa Child Support Case

When a lawyer for Sliwa’s ex-wife wanted to know how she got pregnant, Katz said that she didn’t want to talk about it.

12/11/2013

Susan Cuffari

N.J. Mother Accused Of Throwing Teen Party Appears In Court

A New Jersey mother who has been accused of allowing teenagers to have a party with alcohol and drugs has pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct.

11/27/2013

Luke Petitgout (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Ex-Giant Petitgout Cleared Of Charges In Wife-Shove Case

The Manhattan district attorney’s office dropped the misdemeanor harassment case Tuesday. Prosecutors told a judge it couldn’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

11/26/2013

Poker (credit: Clip Art)

Court: Pro Poker Player Can Play In Legal Games While Awaiting Sentencing

Lawyers for the pro players have argued their clients make a legitimate living playing poker. They say the players should be able to pursue their careers until the case is resolved _ and a judge has agreed.

09/14/2013

Gay rights activists reacts outside the US Supreme Court building in Washington DC on June 26, 2013. (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: N.J. Lawyers Expected To Defend Civil Unions As Court Date Looms

Legal papers are due Friday in a lawsuit filed by gay couples and their children who say New Jersey’s civil unions fall short of a court mandate that gay couples be treated the same as married couples.

08/02/2013

O.J. Simpson gets up after the first day of his hearing at Clark County District Court on May 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Scheid-Pool/Getty Images)

Grayer, Heavier O.J. Simpson Returns To Court In Bid For New Trial

O.J. Simpson’s former lawyer’s work is expected to again draw withering criticism Tuesday in a Las Vegas courtroom where the imprisoned former football star and his new attorneys are trying to convince a Nevada judge that Simpson deserves a new trial.

05/14/2013

South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius leaves the court room after his hearing on charge of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutors will argue that Pistorius is guilty of premeditated murder in Steenkamp's death, a charge which could carry a life sentence. (credit: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pistorius Prosecutors To Pursue Premeditated Murder Charge; ‘Blade Runner’ Sobs In Court

Oscar Pistorius held his head in his hands and wept openly in court Friday as prosecutors said they would pursue a charge of premeditated murder against the Paralympic superstar.

02/15/2013

White car witnesses say was used to run over a woman in the parking lot of the Central Islip court complex on April 17, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Witnesses: Woman Run Over 3 Times During Wild Child Custody Dispute In Central Islip

Chaos and commotion broke out just steps from Family Court in Central Islip on Tuesday. The incident was described by some witnesses as a soap opera gone wild.

04/17/2012

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Court Says More Environmental Review Needed For Atlantic Yards Project

A judge ruled Wednesday that the Empire State Development Corp. erred in granting approval to developer Bruce Ratner’s basketball arena and housing project by not first conducting a thorough environmental review.

07/14/2011

Goldman Sachs headquarters building in New York (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Ex-Goldman Director Sues SEC After Civil Charges

Rajat Gupta said Friday in court papers that he denies all allegations of wrongdoing and “stands ready to mount a defense against each and every one of the commission’s charges.”

03/18/2011

Lee Evans and Philander Hampton - Photos: Essex County Prosecutor

Suspect In Teens’ 1978 Deaths Due In Court Tuesday

The 56-year-old Irvington resident has maintained he’s innocent. His 53-year-old cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, has pleaded not guilty.

10/12/2010

Lee Evans and Philander Hampton - Photos: Essex County Prosecutor

NJ Man Accused In Teens’ 1978 Deaths Due In Court

The 56-year-old Irvington resident has insisted he is innocent, and his 53-year-old cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, has pleaded not guilty.

10/05/2010

Steven Hayes (- File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Accused Killers Sent Joking Texts Before Conn. Home Invasion

Jurors in a capital murder trial heard stark, chilling evidence about how three victims died, and how their alleged killers joked while they planned the infamous Cheshire home invasion.

09/23/2010

Traffic Court Judge Accused Of Dating Defendant

A federal appeals court says a former traffic court judge must lose his law license for going on a date with a defendant and then ruling in her favor.

09/23/2010

Police and Fire officials are seen outside the Sorghum Hill Drive home of Dr. William Petit. (AP Photo/George Ruhe)

Judge In Cheshire Invasion Trial Out Of Hospital

The Connecticut judge presiding at the trial of Steven Hayes — charged in a deadly home invasion — has been discharged from the hospital.

09/20/2010

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