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Los Angeles (CBSLA) -- A former UCLA oncologist was awarded $13 million Thursday by a superior court jury that found her complaints about disparate treatment due to her gender were valid. The jury, however, did not find in the doctor's favor on a complaints of age bias. She is now 63. Dr. Lauren ...
The grand jury also indicted Harold L. Ray, 47, of Green Valley on an attempted murder charge. Ray was arrested on Oct. 3, 2017 after allegedly shooting a neighbor during a dispute on Thor Lane, a community behind the S&S Express along Mercer Mall Road. Ray was arrested by troopers with the West ...

... grand jury to gather evidence in the 2017 shooting. But, he insisted he would still make the final decision about whether to charge Noor. Freeman had previously pledged to do away with the decades-old practice of using grand juries in officer-involved shootings, saying he wanted to achieve transparency ...
Unaffiliated with the trial, County Attorney Dave Martin said it is the first misdemeanor case he has heard of in the county that has taken that long to seat a jury. Moulton City prosecutor and Assistant District Attorney Callie Waldrep did not respond to a request for comment. Taylor was charged with animal ...
Jurors deliberating in the trial of Ray A. Shetler Jr., who is accused of killing St. Clair police officer Lloyd Reed, have returned twice to the courtroom to review evidence. The jury was shown a short clip of video taken from the dash camera of a police officer who arrived at the shooting scene in New Florence ...
Scott on Wednesday denounced the grand jury report as "slanderous" and unlawful, and said the report went beyond the scope of what grand juries are authorized to ... On Thursday, Wong issued a statement in response, saying that Illinois case law allows allows grand juries to "make any report they want.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., -- A jury on Thursday found former Pilot Flying J employees Mark Hazelwood and Heather Jones guilty of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. Former employees Scott Wombold and Karen Mann were found not guilty of conspiracy. The jury found Wombold guilty on a single ...
But, say Yassky and Gershman, the grand jury could issue a report on its findings. No, it couldn't. Although some state grand juries are authorized to issue reports in cases that don't produce an indictment, federal grand juries do not have that power. Indeed, if the free-range crew were to issue a report ...
A jury in the ongoing Pilot Flying J fraud trial indicated Wednesday they have reached a partial verdict but remain divided on a single count involving a single defendant. U.S. District Judge Curtis Collier sent the jurors home Wednesday, as they continued to deliberate on the single count over which they ...
DECATUR -- A Special Prosecutor will not file criminal charges against Macon County State's Attorney Jay Scott, but a grand jury found the work environment in his office ... "This is nothing more than a vindictive swipe at our office and me after the grand jury refused to return a bill of indictment," Scott said.
Accused murderer Donald Smith, sat silent through five days of jury selection, according to Cathy Weirich who was in the jury pool, but not chosen to serve during the trial on Friday. If convicted of the 2013 kidnapping, rape and murder of 8-year-old Cherish Perrywinkle, he could face the death penalty.
"Our position was that the question for the jury was whether he had a painful cervical neck injury before the wreck. The law is that, if he did not, they have to compensate you," said Matthew Cook, who tried the case with wife and law partner Kate Cook of Gainesville's Cook Law Group. "We said it's same ...
JEFFERSONVILLE -- A Clark County judge made a rather rare ruling this week when he directed that a jury find a suspect not guilty. Clark County Circuit Court No. 1 Judge Andrew Adams gave a 'directed verdict' to the jury in the case of Ronald Combs, accused of theft and several felony charges related ...
jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in a case accusing a Smith County official of assaulting a woman in her 70s. ... Both the lead prosecutor and Hampton's defense attorney say they expect that the jury selection will start on Monday morning, and the trial will start on Tuesday morning. Hampton is a ...
A jury in a Burlington murder case will return to court Monday to continue deliberating after members failed to reach a verdict Friday. The jury of eight men and four women are deciding the fate of Chavis Murphy, 26, who has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the December 2015 killing of Obafemi ...
The number of no-shows are a cause of growing concern in Chesterfield, forcing court personnel to sometimes scramble to find enough people to seat juries. One jury trial had to be cancelled in November, and another last month was on the brink of being postponed, but some last minute maneuvering kept ...

Putney claimed he shot the men in self-defense when they tried to rob him, and one of the jurors said Friday that the jury believed him. Shortly after the jury in the Lamar Putney murder trial started deliberation, they decided to have a show of hands on how many thought Putney was guilty, and not one hand ...
... about what the trial was indicating about the Baltimore police Department at large. "I think one of the challenges here is that these officers have demonstrated that with great ease they were able to deceive judges," Fenton said. "They were able to deceive juries. They were able to deceive internal affairs.
Two days into jury selection for the trial of a man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing an 8-year-old Jacksonville girl, dozens of potential jurors have been dismissed, many because they said they could not give Donald Smith a fair trial. It's an issue the defense has been concerned about for weeks in ...
BELLEFONTAINE -- jury selection for husband and wife school superintendents took all day Tuesday and went into the evening in Logan County Common Pleas Court. The three-day jury trial was slated to begin Tuesday for Patrick O'Donnell, 52, and Heather O'Donnell, 46. The trial may extend to go into ...
A Spotsylvania County jury last week recommended a 15-year prison sentence for a man who arranged sexual relations with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl, court records ... Prior to taking his case to a jury, Segers rejected a plea agreement in which he would have served only three years.
jury selection is set to begin Wednesday in the retrial of an Ogden man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and their child in 2009. Luis Antonio Aguirre, 30, was sentenced on Aug. 7, 2012, to life without the possibility of parole for the intentional or premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend Tanya Maldonado, ...
The jury awarded $7 Million dollars to Reyna's family after determining AAC violated regulations. "It sends a message that you can't put financial greed over personal safety. Particularly when the people you're marketing to are often at the lowest point, the most vulnerable position in their lives," said Basile.
A Houston jury has awarded more than $200,000 to a downtown property owner in a dispute over access to the pedestrian tunnels that circulate beneath the city center. The verdict late last week came in a 2016 lawsuit between Theater Square, an entity associated with the Linbeck construction company, ...
One defendant in the case of the beating death of a Corvallis homeless man wants a jury trial. The other wants ... Williams said there will be crossover in the presentation of evidence, but that he will decide on a case-by-case basis when the jury should remain in the courtroom for cross-examination by Flinn.
Defense attorneys believed that allowing the defendant to tell his story would lead to an acquittal. To gauge jurors' reaction to the defendant's story, defense attorneys put on a mock jury trial. Having never done one before, the attorneys conducted the mock trial on their own using a single panel of jurors.
The judge in a rape trial involving two Ulster rugby players has told the jury to ignore "fireside lawyers" expressing opinions on the case on the internet. Judge Patricia Smyth said the views expressed were "ill-informed" and told the jury to ignore all publicity surrounding the case. She told the jury to assess ...
The trial isn't set to start until later this year, but U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan ruled Monday that the jury will be anonymous and partially sequestered "to protect the integrity of the trial and to mitigate any fear of harassment or intimidation in the jurors' minds." Cogan added that Federal Prosecutors ...
The following people were recently indicted by a Portage County grand jury. Indictments are only charges and not evidence of guilt: Charles A.E. Austin, 31, of Highland Hills. Trafficking in marijuana and possession of marijuana, both third-degree felonies. Devyn R. Basinger, 29, of Painesville. Trafficking in ...
Oregon certainly should not do anything that simply swaps its outlier status on non-unanimous juries for outlier status on waiving jury trials. But the problems posed by Oregon's non-unanimous jury law remain, as we have written about previously. Criminal defendants face a lower threshold for conviction ...
jury selection starts Monday morning for the case against Donald Smith. 300 prospective jurors have been summoned- which is more than an average murder case- amid defense concerns about the ability to sit an impartial panel, given the amount of attention this case has received. Smith is accused of ...
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a phone scam regarding jury duty. The scammer claims to be a deputy from the sheriff's office, telling people they have missed jury duty and need to pay money. The caller recently has impersonated Chief Deputy Brad St. Clair.
A night of partying, drinking and smoking marijuana led to sex for Clermont County teens. But was it rape? That's what a jury is deciding. Advertisement. According to prosecutors, defendant Andrew Frank and his friend tried to delete a cellphone video, but it lived on in the cloud. Now, prosecutors are trying ...
Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke is pleased to announce that a new jury management system will soon be available to the citizens of Wyoming. The eJuror system will provide potential jurors the flexibility to communicate with the court online. Jurors can complete and submit a juror ...
Lamar Wilson walks into a Johnson County courtroom for an October hearing in the Aug. 27 shooting death of Kaleek Jones on the Iowa City Ped Mall. A Polk County jury is deliberating charges against him, following a trial that started Jan. 19. The jury did not reach a verdict Friday and will resume ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A Providence County grand jury on Friday cleared the Providence police officers and Rhode Island State troopers involved in a fatal shooting Nov. 9 on a highway ramp near Providence Place mall, the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office announced. The grand jury completed its ...
ROCKINGHAM -- If you get a call or email warning that you missed jury duty, it could just be scammer at work. The North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts issued an alert Friday afternoon warning that Richmond County residents were being "targeted by scammers via email telling them they have ...
You are now free and clear of your jury service. And the next thing I know I'm getting a subpoena for my own showing as a defendant," she said. "It's been two months of actually very stressful proceedings for myself." Froehlich has served on juries twice outside of Utah. And she said she wouldn't hesitate to ...
What is a jury of one's peers? Are they the same or similar age, race, economic status, political philosophy, education, hobbies or interests? My understanding is no effort is made to penalize those summoned who do not show and that this problem is solved by sending far more notices than needed.
One juror recently shared her experience on jury duty at Seattle Municipal Court in an Op-Ed, "jury duty in Seattle: Am I in 1930s Mississippi?" [Jan. 27, Opinion]. As judges of the Seattle Municipal Court, we are grateful for Seattle residents like the author who participate as jurors in our court, fulfilling a ...
You are now free and clear of your jury service. And the next thing I know I'm getting a subpoena for my own showing as a defendant," she said. "It's been two months of actually very stressful proceedings for myself." Froehlich has served on juries twice outside of Utah. And she said she wouldn't hesitate to ...
The question of whether Stephen Carl Allwine shot and killed his wife after months of planning her murder went to a Washington County jury on Wednesday after six days of testimony. Amy Louise Allwine, 43, was shot once in her right ear and found dead on the floor of her bedroom at her Cottage Grove ...
(KMSP) - After six days of testimony, it's now up to a jury to decide if a Cottage Grove man murdered his wife after trying to hire a hit man. From all accounts, Amy Allwine thought she was happily married, not an enemy in the world. In closing arguments, prosecutors told the jury she was wrong on both ...
Austin Montgomery/Beloit Daily News Joseph A. Jakubowski walks in to Judge James Daley's courtroom Tuesday morning for the second day of his trial related to the April 2017 gun shop burglary and theft in Janesville. Jakubowski was convicted on all three counts against him following jury deliberations.
Border Agent Asks Judge for Night Border Visit by jury. A Border Patrol agent charged with second-degree murder in the cross-border shooting of a Mexican teen in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico is asking a federal judge to have jurors make a nighttime visit to the crime scene on the international boundary. Jan.
A Wise County jury is expected to begin deliberating in the murder trial of Jake Abel Wednesday morning after both the state and defense finished putting on their cases Tuesday morning. Abel, 30, is accused of killing his girlfriend, 43-year-old Soccorro Taylor, in a camper in Fort Worth and burying her near ...
JERSEY CITY -- Two Jersey City homicide trials will enter there second and third day of deliberations tomorrow. The jury began deliberating on the fate of Jeffrey T. Harley, 50, of Jersey City, yesterday afternoon, resumed this morning and ended the day with no verdict. Deliberations will continue in the ...
Grand jury clears Dallas cops who killed July 7 gunman, marking end of Criminal Investigation. Filed under crime at 3 hrs ago ... While grand jury proceedings are not usually made public, the outcome in this case was no surprise. Even so, the last year and a half created a cloud of uncertainty for the officers ...
"You are the jury who will decide this important case," he told them and then asked the clerk to swear them in. These 10 people, who include five men and five women, will be in San Francisco's District Court for the Northern District of California for at least the next three weeks listening to two of the world's ...


 

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