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A group of more than 100 protesters gathered in Rittenhouse Square late Saturday afternoon to speak out against the acquittal of a former East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose II after a traffic stop last summer. The protest — joined by a diverse group, mostly people in their 20s and […]

A Commonwealth Court judge has set a trial date for a landmark case that seeks to overhaul how Pennsylvania pays for public schools. The case, brought by plaintiffs including the William Penn School District in Delaware County, will tentatively be heard in summer 2020, according to the order Thursday by Judge Renee Cohn Jubelirer. Discovery […]

The first trial prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller will offer the clearest public view yet of what his investigators have on President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, with a catalogue of evidence and testimony undercutting the president’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation is a “witch hunt.” Trump, his lawyers and some […]

An often-quoted old saying says, “Every man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client,” meaning, of course, that acting as your own lawyer usually ends badly for you. Notwithstanding that, accused Charleston NC church killer Dylann Roof was granted permission by a federal judge on Monday, Nov. 28th, to defend himself at his […]

A judge has delayed the trial of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of killing nine Black members of Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME Church in a race-inspired shooting…

UPDATE: Thursday, September 10, 2015 11:10 AM EST: A judge has ruled that trials for the six officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest and death…

Arrested at 17, Carlos Montero has been in Riker’s Island for 7 years without being convicted http://t.co/aMP8eaWNs0 via @dailykos — JoeInWV (@wvjoe911) June 16, 2015…

The trial of the man charged with fatally shooting Renisha McBride began this week. Theodore Wafer‘s lawyer has tried entering evidence into the proceedings to defame McBride’s…

  A neighborhood watch captain accused of killing an unarmed teen goes on trial Monday, in a case that sparked fresh debate about race relations…

  Jury selection wrapped up Tuesday for the Chicago trial of the man accused of killing the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of actress and…

Dr. Conrad Murray will stand trial in the death of Michael Jackson. TMZ is reporting that there is sufficient evidence to warrant a manslaughter trial.If convicted Murray faces a maximum of 4 years in prison. Michael Jackson died June 25, 2009, from an overdose of the surgical anesthetic propofol. READ THE REST HERE Janet Jackson: […]