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Maldives top judge threatened with death: lawyer

Male - The Maldives' top judge received death threats before his arrest in a regime crackdown, his lawyer said Thursday ahead of a United Nations Security Council hearing on the island nation's political crisis.

Gunmen shoot dead three Egypt judges in Sinai: Police

Cairo - Gunmen shot dead three Egyptian judges Saturday in the strife-torn Sinai Peninsula, where security forces are battling an Islamist insurgency spearheaded by an affiliate of the Islamic State group, police said.

Turkey judges who freed 'Gulen supporters' suspended

Ankara - Three judges who ordered the release of a TV station boss and 74 police officers, accused of being part of a "parallel state" plotting to overthrow Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were suspended Monday after he lashed out at the decision.

The full info on the recent Insane Clown Posse case developments

Wrestlers and Musicians Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope are going through a complicated legal battle with the FBI. This situation just got more complicated now that feds want the case dropped and the American Civil Liberties Union is coming to the rescue.

Spanish Judge enforces torture probe against Bush and Cheney

On Tuesday, Judge Pablo Ruz at the Spanish National Court defied pressure to scrap a probe into alleged torture in the United States prison camp in Guantanamo Bay which targets former U.S. president George W. Bush.

BGT: Aliki impresses judges years after losing her voice

Aliki Chrysochou is a singer who went on Britain's Got Talent on Saturday night, and she wowed the judges with Evanescence's 'Wake Me Up', which comes a few years after she lost all co-ordination, speech and movement.

'Britain's Got Talent' contestant fails to wow 'The Voice' judges

Alice Fredenham went on UK's 'The Voice' and got turned down by the judges after being on Britain's Got Talent (BGT) a week earlier, where she received rave reviews from BGT's judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden.

Cantor endangers women and children, refuses to pass VAWA bill Special

Washington - For nearly 20 years, law enforcement and victim assistance programs have provided much needed services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault due in part to grant money provided through the Department of Justice's Violence Against Women Act.

'General Hospital' nabs 23 Daytime Emmy Award nominations

With the high expectations for the return of Katie Couric to Daytime TV and the non-cancellation of "General Hospital," The Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this morning (May 9).

Supreme Court rejects ex-ballerina's appeal to keep night carer

An ex-ballerina who was previously considered one of the best classical dancers in the UK during part of the 1980's, suffers indignity as court rules she must lose night carer.

Op-Ed: B.C. Gang Receives Succor From Federal Judge

Canada’s Federal Court brings new meaning to coddling criminality. A Federal Judge has handed down a decision that will heretofore ensure that Canadian authorities will address criminal gangs with proper decorum and “quiet” respect.

JLo is out of running as American Idol judge

Jennifer Lopez was one of the top contenders to take on the role of judge for this season's American Idol. The word on the street is that she is out of the loop.

ICC judges grants request to launch investigation in Kenya

A Prosecutor's request to investigate crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Kenya has been approved by the Pre-Trial Chamber II at Hauge.

Patti Labelle lashes out at Idol judges

American Idol fever has struck again, and in this report, an interview with singing legend Patti Labelle has her criticising the show and its judges.

House to extend more benefits to judges

MANILA - A proposed law that grants additional retirement, survivorship and other benefits to members of the judiciary may soon be ratified by the House of Representatives as a way of promoting equity and maintaining competence in the judicial system.

Ellen DeGeneres to be judge on American Idol

Ellen DeGeneres is known for her talk show and her comedy, not for her musical talent. That will change this year as she joins the judges panel on American Idol, taking the spot of Paula Abdul.

Was Sotomayor Out of Line When She Declared Judges Make Law?

When Sonya Sotomayor made the comment about judges making laws, she was criticized. In fact some of those opposing her appointment to the Supreme Court use this as their reason. But is that fair given the facts?

Judges Jailing Youths for Money

Going to jail can be traumatic for anyone, but when you're a teenager who hasn't really committed a crime that warrants incarceration, and you are sent to a detention center anyway, something has to be fishy.

Let Your Common Sense Be The Judge

Britain's judges should be the very people, the UK population should trust, but when murderers are getting out of prison faster, we may have to think again.

Uganda's judges strike over raid

Judges and lawyers in Uganda are on strike to protest at the recent raid on the High Court by armed forces.

How to be wrongfully convicted

According to Steven Truscott's lawyer, James Lockyer, "The causes are as infinite as there are cases."

Judge limits sex offender restrictions

A federal judge ruled Friday that California's ban on sex offenders living within 2,000 feet of places where children gather can't be applied retroactively.

The longest and most costly criminal trial in Canadian history was thrown out

A Superior Court of Ontario judge ruled that enormous trial delays, undisclosed Crown evidence, and a cast of stunningly untrustworthy Crown witnesses drawn from the Eastern Ontario underworld had rendered the entire proceeding unconstitutional.

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