A typo, conceded by all, in the Guidelines calculations went unnoticed by all, including Cantu’s lawyer. While this is not merely inexcusable, but frankly incomprehensible, it happened. When Cantu discovered the error, he sought to correct it
On April 13, Frazier Glenn Miller was arrested after he allegedly shot and killed three people at a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish retirement center in suburban Kansas City. Within hours of the arrest, the media reported that Miller had a long
But in a “Perry Mason” moment rarely seen inside an actual courtroom, the inquiry took a surprising turn when the suspect’s lawyer played a police video that contradicted the sworn testimony of the five officers a furious judge found.
Ahlstrom lied to the court that the defendant, William Payne, 48, had tried to kill her by running her over in the street. Johnson denounced the attack as an effort to intimidate the prosecutors who were in the jury selection process for the rape
A criminal case in Albany, New York may soon have a layer of secrecy as the trial of Glendon Scott Crawford, the inventor of a purported mobile X-ray weapon intended to harm religious minorities, begins to move forward.
An assistant district attorney was verbally berated and banished from a Bronx judge’s courtroom after failing to reveal evidence that would have freed a man held at Rikers Island on bogus rape charges,
Sharpton denied working as a confidential informant, claiming his prior cooperation with FBI agents was limited to efforts to prompt investigations of drug dealing in minority communities, and the swindling of black artists in the recording industry.
When Nassau County police officer Nikolas Budimlic decided that the best idea was to individually charge into a house where a gunman was holding people hostage, there were couple of possible outcomes. The first was that he would be a hero,
At issue in all of these cases is whether the Sixth Amendment right of a defendant to confront the witness against him allows a police officer to testify about red light camera evidence even though he has absolutely no direct knowledge
A Manhattan court reporter’s struggle with alcoholism has left the verdicts in multiple criminal trials in question due to his illegible transcriptions and passages where he wrote nothing but “I hate my job” over and over.
The attorney for alleged Silk Road ringleader Ross Ulbricht is asking a federal judge to throw out most of the charges against his client, arguing that the case contains “fatal flaws” and must be dismissed.
4 days after Mississippi could have executed Michelle Byrom, the state Supreme Court threw out her conviction and ordered a new trial. The ruling came after the fact Byrom’s son, Edward Jr., had repeatedly confessed to killing his father,
Residents of Utah's Provo-Orem Metropolitan Area live in a valley blessed with breathtaking mountain vistas and a dynamic local economy. Unfortunately, one of the major local industries involves manufacturing “crimes” out of trivial incidents,
... The death of the 57-year-old banker was accompanied by the fact that his firm was under investigation by the insurance regulators, and now, as The Denver Post reports, state prosecutors launched a criminal investigation and a grand jury over more
Three daredevils accused of parachuting off the top of 1 World Trade Center along with an alleged accomplice turned themselves in to authorities Monday — and then released video of the Batman-like stunt.
Daredevils James Brady, 32; Andrew Rossig,