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  • Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

    Burundi becomes 1st to leave International Criminal Court

    Daily Briefs 10/27/2017

    Burundi has become the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, but officials say the court's prosecutor will move ahead with an examination of the East African nation's deadly political turmoil.An ICC spokesman confirmed that...

  • Otter appoints new justice to Idaho Supreme Court

    Otter appoints new justice to Idaho Supreme Court

    Daily Briefs 08/30/2017

    Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed Twin Falls judge Richard Bevan to the state's highest court. Otter announced Tuesday that Bevan — currently the 5th Judicial District's administrative judge — will replace retiring Idaho Supreme Court Justi...

  • Appeals court backs Jimmy John's franchisee in labor dispute

    Appeals court backs Jimmy John's franchisee in labor dispute

    Daily Briefs 07/06/2017

    A company that owns 10 Jimmy John's sandwich shops in the Twin Cities was within its rights to fire six union workers who circulated posters critical of the company's sick-leave policy, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The full 8th U.S. Circuit ...

  • Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

    Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

    Daily Briefs 05/23/2017

    A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to appear in court Wednesday to resolve a criminal char...

  • Austrian court: ex-Croatian general guilty of embezzlement

    Austrian court: ex-Croatian general guilty of embezzlement

    Daily Briefs 04/16/2017

    An Austrian court has found a former Croatian general guilty of embezzling millions of euros and sentenced him and an associate to two years in prison. The court in the southern city of Klagenfurt determined Wednesday that the ex-general, Vladimir Za...

  • Court allows wrongful death lawsuit after miscarriage

    Court allows wrongful death lawsuit after miscarriage

    Daily Briefs 01/02/2017

    The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a woman can pursue a wrongful-death lawsuit against an obstetrician after a miscarriage when she was five to six weeks pregnant. Justices on Friday reversed a trial judge's order dismissing the wrongful-death ...

  • Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Moscow court orders paper to refute a report on Rosneft CEO

    Daily Briefs 10/08/2016

    A court in Moscow has ordered a leading independent newspaper to retract an article about a luxury yacht allegedly owned by the chief of Russia's top state-controlled oil company. retract The Basmanny District Court ruled Monday that the Novaya Gazet...

  • Kyrgyzstan sends case of jailed journalist back to court

    Kyrgyzstan sends case of jailed journalist back to court

    Daily Briefs 07/14/2016

    The Supreme Court in the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday refused to release an ethnic Uzbek journalist and activist serving a life sentence after being convicted of stirring up ethnic hatred, but instead sent his case to a regional cour...

  • Court orders release of Chicago police disciplinary records

    Court orders release of Chicago police disciplinary records

    Daily Briefs 07/08/2016

    An Illinois appeals court on Friday vacated an injunction obtained by the Chicago police union that barred the city's release of disciplinary files dating back decades. The Fraternal Order of Police sued to block the release after a March 2014 appell...

  • Planned Parenthood shooting defendant returning to court

    Planned Parenthood shooting defendant returning to court

    Daily Briefs 05/11/2016

    A man who admitted killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic is returning to court for the continuation of a hearing on whether he's mentally competent to stand trial. A psychologist who examined 57-year-old Robert Dear is schedule...

  • Supreme Court Rejects Conservative Group’s Argument

    Supreme Court Rejects Conservative Group’s Argument

    Daily Briefs 04/04/2016

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can count everyone, not just eligible voters, in deciding how to draw electoral districts. The justices turned back a challenge from Texas voters that could have dramatically altered political distri...

  • Man pleads guilty in threats against Wichita courthouse

    Man pleads guilty in threats against Wichita courthouse

    Daily Briefs 10/17/2015

    A 22-year-old man accused of threatening to storm the Sedgwick County Courthouse and kill law enforcement officers has pleaded guilty. Samuel McCrory pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of criminal threat and three counts of criminal possession of a...

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