10/05/10 Legal Headline News

Steven Hayes was found guilty today in the deadly home invasion that left a woman and her two daughters brutalized and murdered, making him eligible for the death penalty. The jury deliberated for several hours before finding Hayes guilty of 16 of the 17 counts he faced.

A Pakistani-born U.S. citizen who tried to detonate a crudely made car bomb in Times Square this year was sentenced to life imprisonment on Tuesday, as he vowed there would be more attacks against America.

Justice Department filing an antitrust lawsuit against American Express

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Today’s Legal News Headlines 4/20/2010


Today’s Legal News Headlines for 4/20/2010

Toyota pays largest federal penalty ever by an auto company

Phillie’s fan intentionally vomits on 11 year old daughter of off duty cop…bad idea

Supreme Court will step in on Omega/Costo Case

High Court pondering Hastings College of the Law’s decision to refuse membership to a Christian group

because of the group’s discriminatory treatment of gays and non Christians.

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Is Mumia Abu-Jamal being made an example of?

A recent decision by the United States supreme court sent Mumia Abu-Jamals case back down to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, where a three-judge panel will then reconsider its decision to uphold the lifting of the prominent African-American journalists death penalty. This is only the latest in a long string of examples of how courts at all levels have made special exceptions to precedent in order to try and kill this particular prisoner.

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