Judge Orders Man's Mouth Taped Shut During His SentencingAn Ohio judge had enough of being repeatedly interrupted by a chatty defendant and had the man's mouth taped shut during a sentencing hearing.
Judge Who Gave Light Sentence In Brock Turner Case Removed By VotersVoters recalled a California judge over a sexual assault sentence that garnered national attention.
Harrison Judge Accused Of Trying To Use Position To Avoid Drunk Driving ChargeDays before Christmas, Harrison Town Justice Marc Lust was arrested for drunk driving at the height of the evening rush in Midtown.
Judge Prepares To Take On NYPD, Queens D.A. In Court Raffaele said that he usually holds the department in high regard but saw another side of the NYPD in June 2012, when officers allegedly roughed up a homeless man during an arrest.
Attorney Asks For Release Of Etan Patz Murder SuspectAn attorney said Wednesday that the man who accused of killing a 6-year-old boy who vanished in 1979 should be released because it is taking too long to get to trial.
Court: Pro Poker Player Can Play In Legal Games While Awaiting SentencingLawyers 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.
Chad Johnson Gets 30 Days In Jail; Plea Deal Falls Apart After Butt PatBroward Judge Kathleen McHugh said Johnson wasn't taking things seriously enough, even after he apologized.
Christie: Let Judges Deny Bail To Repeat Violent OffendersThe governor's proposed constitutional amendment would put New Jersey's bail laws in line with the federal system.
Judge Rules Against 'Occupy The Courts' Protest Outside Federal Court In NYCThe judge made the decision citing security concerns even beyond worries about its potential as a terrorism target.
Judge Bans Release Of Documents In Lawsuit Over Police Shooting Of College Football PlayerA federal grand jury cleared a Pleasantville, N.Y., police officer of wrongdoing.
Judge Denies NYC Request To Delay Firefighter Entrance Exams The exam has been subject to judicial oversight since it was determined past exams had been unfair to minority candidates.
NY Bar Association Says Salary Hikes For State Judges Are Too Small"During the past 12 years, the cost of living increased by 40 percent, eroding judicial salaries," said Vincent E. Doyle III, president of the lawyers' group. Yet "judges' salaries will have risen 27 percent over a 15-year period, far less than the projected inflation rate."
NY Supreme Court Judges To See First Pay Raise Since '99Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said in an interview that it's a good compromise in hard economic times.
Judge Rejects Claim Of Discrimination At Bloomberg CompanyThe judge said the EEOC supported its claim of a pervasive bias with no statistical evidence of discrimination and about 10 statements from four or five managers or executives in a company of 10,000 employees, 603 of whom took maternity leave during a six-year span covered by the lawsuit.
Judge Blocks Law For Disclosure At Crisis Pregnancy CentersThe law would have required such centers to detail whether they provided abortions or emergency contraception, and whether they had a licensed medical provider on-site. The law was to go into effect on Thursday.