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Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; suspect killed

An Ohio judge was shot Monday morning outside his courthouse in what authorities called an ambush attack. Police said a man apparently waiting for Judge Joseph Bruzzese, who sits on the Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas, ran up to ...

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Court rules waiver valid despite judge’s ‘welcome’

A Jefferson County man convicted of attempted murder validly waived his right to be present during certain bench conferences even though he was “welcomed” to attend them and not told he had a right to be there, the Court of ...

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Lawyers allowed to question Khalid Sheik Mohammed

NEW YORK — A New York judge says self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed can be made available to answer written questions from lawyers for Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law. Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan issued an order Wednesday after the ...

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Prosecutors: LI man sought to rub out judge

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors say a Long Island con man sought to have a hit man decapitate a judge and the prosecutor to avenge his fraud conviction. A Brooklyn jury heard the accusations in opening statements Thursday at the ...

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Judge blocks graphic images on cigarette packs

RICHMOND, Va. — A judge has blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing U.S. tobacco companies to put large graphic images on their cigarette packages later this year to show the dangers of smoking. U.S. District Judge Richard ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Judge — Teacher: Opinion 10-189

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Judge — Teacher Case Discussion Opinion 10-189 Background: The inquiring judge is also a professor of law. He asks whether it is permissible to discuss pending judicial decisions that are relevant to the class ...

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NY judge drops Binladen Group as 9/11 defendant

NEW YORK — A construction company founded by Osama bin Laden’s father cannot be sued to recover money for survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks, a judge has ruled, because no evidence has emerged to show the company provided a ...

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Man wants 88-year-old judge removed from case

NEW YORK — A 60-year-old New York City man suing for age discrimination wants the judge removed from the case because he says he’s too old. Martin Stoner wrote in a judicial complaint that 88-year-old federal Judge Robert Patterson could barely see unless he put his face almost on top of a document.

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Judge has robe stolen while in men’s room

PHILADELPHIA — A sticky-fingered person might be wandering the streets of Philadelphia in a flowing judicial robe. A municipal judge on Wednesday said he had his official garb taken from the robing room at the city courthouse ...

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