Posts Tagged ‘defendant’

Trump co-defendant intensifies scrutiny over timeline of Fani Willis, prosecutor relationship

One of former President Trump’s co-defendants in the Georgia election subversion case filed a new complaint Friday, reiterating his belief that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis (D) began her relationship with prosecutor Nathan Wade before the case began. A lawyer for Roman filed the motion on Friday, claiming the team had a witness that… […]

Jan. 6 defendant who claimed he was a journalist gets convicted

A North Carolina man who claimed he was on duty as an independent journalist while storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, was convicted of four misdemeanor counts including disorderly conduct in the Capitol, The Washington Post reported. Stephen Horn, now 25 years old, scaled a statue inside the Capitol building and stormed then-Speaker Nancy… […]

Can a court order a defendant to unlock their phone?

See Luppino v Fisher. Summary: Source

AI-powered “robot” lawyer will be first of its kind to represent defendant in court

A “robot” lawyer powered by artificial intelligence will be the first of its kind to help a defendant fight a traffic ticket in court next month.  Source

Pelosi aide expected to testify in trial of Jan. 6 defendant accused of stealing speaker’s office laptop

A top aide to Nancy Pelosi will be on the witness stand next week in the trial of a Pennsylvania woman charged with storming the speaker’s Capitol suite on Jan. 6, 2021, and stealing a laptop, according to two sources familiar with the Justice Department’s plans. Jamie Fleet will become the highest-ranking Capitol Hill aide […]

Massacre Defendant to Wear Electronic Stun Vest

As he becomes the first defendant to stand trial in the most complex slaying case in Ohio history, George Washington Wagner IV has been ordered to wear an unusual hidden restraint: an electronic vest that officers can use to stun him if necessary. Wagner, 31, could face the death penalty if convicted over a 2016 […]

January 6 Defendant Matthew Martin Found Not Guilty on All Charges

A federal judge on Wednesday cleared a New Mexico man of multiple misdemeanor counts related to the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Matthew Martin of Santa Fe is the first person charged in connection with events on January 6 who has been acquitted on all charges. AP reports U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden […]

US Capitol riots: No jail time for first defendant

An Indiana woman on Wednesday became the first defendant to be sentenced in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and avoided time behind bars. Meanwhile, a member of the Oath Keepers extremist group pleaded guilty in a conspiracy case and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in a major step forward for the massive […]

Defendant slits his own throat to kill himself in courtroom after guilty verdict

A defendant killed himself inside a North Dakota federal courtroom moments after being convicted by a jury, US Marshalls have confirmed. The shocking incident took place inside Fargo’s Quentin Burdick Courthouse after the jury had returned a partial guilty verdict against the man on terrorizing-related charges, say officials. Witnesses said that the jury had left […]

On defendant’s bench, Netanyahu accused of ‘severe governmental corruption’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau appeared before the Jerusalem District Court on Monday at the start of the evidentiary stage of his corruption trial, with the lead prosecutor in the case accusing him of “a severe case of governmental corruption.” With his legal future up in the air, the Israeli leader’s political future was uncertain as […]

World Vision defendant’s dad makes new revelations to Jpost on case

With a trial’s closing arguments having kicked into gear in the saga of a World Vision official allegedly assisting Hamas, the father of the defendant has revealed new aspects of the trial to The Jerusalem Post. These new details relate to aspects of the defense witnesses’ testimony during the case as well as the newest […]

Meryl Streep Named As Co-Defendant In Harvey Weinstein Rape Trial

Hollywood actress Meryl Streep has been named as a co-defendant by Harvey Weinstein in his upcoming rape trial.  An attorney for Weinstein says Streep, along with Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lawrence, are working with Weinstein to help prove his innocence against multiple claims of rape and sexual harassment. reports: In the filing, obtained by celebrity […]

Iran sanctions trial returns to defendant after flashy detour

Bloomberg | Christian Berthelsen & Bob Van Voris:  A Turkish banker is on trial in New York accused of helping Iran evade U.S. financial sanctions. But it’s his former co-defendant Reza Zarrab who has stolen the limelight. The banker, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, faded so far into the background that U.S. District Judge Richard Berman reminded […]

BOMBSHELL: Associated Press ‘willingly cooperated’ with Nazis to crush freedom of the press just as they suppress narrative questioning Big Pharma today

(NaturalNews) During the rise of Nazi Germany, The Associated Press (AP) willingly cooperated with Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich, submitting to dramatic restrictions on freedom of the press and providing the regime with images from the news service’s photo archives so they could be used in anti-Semitic and anti-Western propaganda, according to a new […]

Iraqi Police Claim US Plane Dropped Arms For ISIS Militants

Several Iraqi policemen claim to have seen a US aircraft dropping weapons and munitions for ISIS terrorists in a region west of the Anbar province on Friday. The police purportedly claimed that the American plane also jammed their communication devices in Hadisah Island. AlAlam reports: “There is an American aircraft seen at four o’clock in […]

New National Assembly Starts With Trouble – Venezuela Headed For Crisis?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The swearing-in of new Venezuelan legislators in the 2016 – 2021 National Assembly on January 5, started with trouble as legislators of the defeated PSUV walked out in protest over a technicality. The incident predicts troubles in the Latin American country with heightened political tensions, the risk of violent confrontations and a situation that […]

Idaho Is a Constitution Free Zone: U.S. Government Uses Criminal Defendant’s Communications With Defense Team to Prosecute Him Aug 19, 2011 You may find it hard to have any sympathy for a guy like Edgar J. Steele, but if you think that what the government has done to him is ok, you’re worse than the Nazis that Steele has defended and promoted. One of my core struggles on here is against the […]

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