January 18, 2008
by Josh Camson
Niger authorities will release on bail two French journalists charged this week with threatening state security, the journalists' lawyer said Friday. Reporter Pierre Creisson and cameraman Thomas Dandois will be released when each journalist posts bail for $22,000. Passports have already been re... ...[read more]
December 10, 2004
by Thomas Bird
The Washington state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a mother who eavesdropped on her daughter's phone conversation over a purse-snatching crime violated Washington's privacy act. The court ruled that eavesdropping violated the act and prevented the introduction of evidence obtained throu... ...[read more]
December 10, 2004
by Thomas Bird
The lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer against former New York Stock Exchange chairman Richard Grasso over Grasso's $187.5 million compensation was sent back to state court late Thursday by US District Judge Gerard Lynch. Although Grasso's attorneys argued the lawsuit... ...[read more]
December 10, 2004
by Thomas Bird
AP is reporting that President Bush chose Treasury deputy secretary Sam Bodman as Energy secretary... ...[read more]
December 10, 2004
by Thomas Bird
The Ohio General Assembly passed a bill Thursday that caps damages and limits certain types of lawsuits that can be filed. Senate Bill 80 will limit pain-and suffering damages, certain asbestos liability and impose a ten-year statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits when it becomes law ...[read more]
December 2, 2004
by Thomas Bird
Military judge Col. Stephen Henley Thursday denied a motion by lawyers representing Pfc. Lynndie England to suppress two written statements made by England describing the physical abuse and sexual degradation of detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. Henley did throw out a third statement, ...[read more]
December 2, 2004
by Thomas Bird
US District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema Thursday denied a US government motion to set a trial date in its case against Zacarias Moussaoui. Brinkema stated in her decision that her original order entered on November 5, 2003 staying the case will remain in effect. Moussaoui, a French citizen, is ...[read more]
December 1, 2004
by Thomas Bird
Former New England Bush campaign chairman James Tobin was indicted Wednesday on charges of conspiring to commit telephone harassment and aiding and abetting the jamming of Democrats' get-out-the-vote phone lines on Election Day 2002. Tobin resigned as Bush regional campaign chairman two weeks b... ...[read more]
December 1, 2004
by Thomas Bird
Governor Rick Perry of Texas granted a stay of execution to Frances Newton Wednesday only two hours before Newton was scheduled to die by lethal injection. Gov. Perry said in a statement that he granted the stay to allow for the retesting of gunpowder residue found on Newton's skirt using techn... ...[read more]
November 18, 2004
by Thomas Bird
A jury found former South Carolina lieutenant governor Earle Morris guilty of 22 counts of securities fraud Thursday. While Morris was chairman of Carolina Investors he told investors to keep their money with the company even though he knew it was going under. Carolina Investors subsequently ...[read more]

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