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Judge resigns after saying teenage rapist deserved leniency because he came from a ‘good family’

Added: 18.07.2019 12:28 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court of New Jersey, responding to a nationwide backlash over insensitive comments made by several judges in sexual assault cases, announced new mandatory training on Wednesday for judges across the entire system. The move came as a judge involved in one of the high-profile cases resigned and removal proceedings were initiated for another. James Troiano, the Monmouth County judge who recommended leniency for a 16-year-old boy accused of rape because the boy was from a “good family”, resigned from the bench, officials said. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now The...

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Is Jeffrey Epstein so rich he's not a flight risk?

Added: 18.07.2019 5:17 | 17 views | 0 comments

It’s a question a judge has to answer, as Epstein’s fabulous wealth allows him to convert his mansion into a high-tech prison — and argue for house arrest.

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New Jersey judge who cited alleged rapist's 'good family' in court ruling steps down

Added: 18.07.2019 0:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Superior Court Judge James G. Troiano has drawn an intense backlash over his decision to bar prosecutors from bringing adult charges against the teen.

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Chelsea Manning's Daily Fines For Resisting Grand Jury Rise To $1,000

Added: 18.07.2019 0:11 | 14 views | 0 comments

Daily fines against Chelsea Manning for resisting a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks increased to $1,000 on July 16, Truthout reported. On May 16, Judge Anthony Trenga held Manning in civil contempt and ordered her to be sent back to the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center in Alexandria. The court also imposed a fine of $500 per day after 30 days, and then a fine of $1,000 per day after 60 days. From June 16 to July 15, the court fined her $500/day. Those fines total $15,000. If Manning “persists in her refusal” for the next 15 months or until the grand jury’s term ends, her legal team says she will face a fines totaling more than $440,000. This excessive amount may violate her...

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UN Court Tells Pakistan To Review Case Of Alleged Indian Spy

Added: 17.07.2019 19:07 | 15 views | 0 comments

The United Nations' top court ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an alleged spy from India along with a full review of his case on Wednesday, according to Bloomberg. The International Court of Justice agreed with India's claim that Kulbhushan Jadhav's rights were violated after he was not allowed to access consular assistance or the ability to choose his own defense attorney. International Court of Justice President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said the panel of judges found 15-1 that Pakistan violated international law for their actions after Jadhav was arrested in 2016. Jadhav allegedly entered the country from Iran and was later convicted by a Pakistani military tribunal of espionage and...

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EU nations to be vetted on their adherence to the rule of law

Added: 17.07.2019 18:30 | 13 views | 0 comments

Policy comes as incoming president seeks to tackle claims she would be beholden to Poland and Hungary EU nations are to be vetted annually on their adherence to the rule of law, in a renewed attempt from Brussels to stop governments from firing independent judges and packing courts with pliable...

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Judge orders release of docs tied to Cohen's hush-money payments to Stormy Daniels

Added: 17.07.2019 16:54 | 21 views | 0 comments

Judge William Pauley III told prosecutors to file the materials by 11 a.m. Thursday.

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American Woman Loses Custody Of Daughter In Saudi Arabia Over Bikini Photos

Added: 17.07.2019 16:38 | 14 views | 0 comments

An American woman in Saudi Arabia lost custody of her 4-year-old daughter even though she had videos showing her Saudi ex-husband's alleged drug use and verbal abuse on Sunday, according to The Independent. A judge awarded custody of Bethany Vierra's daughter to her ex-husband since she did not have any male witnesses backing her up, even though the video evidence showed her ex-husband smoking hashish, talking about marijuana use, and yelling at her while their daughter was in the room. The ex-husband claimed Vierra was unfit to raise the girl and used photos of her wearing a bikini and yoga pants, which are both forbidden in Saudi Arabia. He also claimed since she was running a yoga studio...

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El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison

Added: 17.07.2019 15:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30 years.

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El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison

Added: 17.07.2019 15:58 | 14 views | 0 comments

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30 years.

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