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Trump faces criminal charges over alleged hush money payment to adult film actress

The former US president has called the indictment "political persecution" and his lawyers have said ...

US: Plastic surgeon charged for murdering missing lawyer

The lawyer, Steven Cozzi, had been missing since last Tuesday, when he disappeared at the law firm w...

US-based Ghanaian sentenced 4 years to prison over $8M romance fraud

Kofi Osei pleaded guilty in September 2022, a statement from US authorities said....

Class-action suit seeks redress from 'robot lawyer' practicing law without license

In the lawsuit, the plaintiff seeks damages for alleged violations of California's unfair competitio...

US: Texas women denied abortions sue state

The Texas law is one of the strictest in the country and like many other US states with a near-blank...

High-profile US lawyer convicted of murdering wife and son

Alex Murdaugh was a high-profile lawyer from a wealthy family but the picture unravelled after he wa...

Mormon Church fined over claim it hid $32bn of investments

The Church and its investment firm, Ensign Peak Advisers, used "shell" companies to hide a $32bn sto...

Malcolm X's family to sue FBI, CIA and NYC police over his assassination

His daughter Ilyasah Shabazz accused several federal and New York government organisations of fraudu...

US: Woman accused of murder attacks her lawyer in court

Taylor Schabusiness lunged at her lawyer after he asked a judge to delay her case. She is alleged to...

US: Former law firm partner sentenced two years to prison for cyberstalking ex-colleagues

In one of his threats, he is said to have told one victim to “sleep with one eye open.”...

US lawyer urged clients to infect opposing counsel with “nasty disease”

The extraordinary request was revealed in a ruling that condemned the behaviour of Colorado bankrupt...

Biden 'surprised' about classified files discovery at former office

"I don't know what's in the documents," he said, indicating his lawyers had advised him not to ask a...

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

Joshua Browder, CEO of DoNotPay, said the company's AI-creation runs on a smartphone, listens to cou...

US seizes 55 websites for illegally livestreaming World Cup

The websites were shut down after a FIFA representative identified sites being used to distribute co...

Mixed emotions over arrest of Lockerbie bombing suspect

All 259 passengers and crew on board the Boeing 747 bound for New York from London died while anothe...

Florida lawmaker charged with pandemic aid fraud

State Rep. Joe Harding of Ocala, Florida, illegally obtained or tried to obtain more than $150,000 i...

US Supreme Court hears case of web designer who doesn't want to work on same-sex weddings

Challenging the law is Lorie Smith, a custom web designer who is opposed to same-sex marriage. "I wa...

Man jailed 21 years for shooting Lady Gaga’s dog walker

James Howard Jackson pleaded no contest – similar to a guilty plea – to attempted murder....

Unpaid $77 Trash Bill: Police arrest elderly Alabama woman

Martha Louis Menefield said she was confused as officers handcuffed her and arrested her on Sunday....

San Francisco supervisors vote to allow police to use robots to kill

The vote came after heated debate on a policy that would allow officers to use ground-based robots t...

Kanye West to pay Kim Kardashian $200,000 per month in child support as divorce settled

Kardashian filed for divorce in 2021, after eight years with West, who has legally changed his name ...

US: Founder of cyberfraud prevention company sentenced to prison for defrauding investors

Mr. Rogas, who was primarily responsible for the company’s fundraising activities is also accused of...

Harvard and Yale Law Schools withdraw from U.S. news rankings, citing 'flawed' system

“It does not advance the best ideals of legal education or the profession we serve," Harvard Law Sch...

Gun hidden in a raw chicken found at Florida TSA checkpoint

The passenger was headed to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, according to Sari Koshetz, a TSA spokesperson for...

Twitter sued for mass layoffs by Musk without enough notice

The lawsuit comes as the new boss plans to eliminate half of the workforce. Musk called a similar, e...