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December 9, 2017 6:39 PM Court upholds ‘Making a Murderer’ defendant Brendan Dassey’s conviction

A federal appeals court in Chicago narrowly upheld Brendan Dassey's murder conviction Friday. A federal appeals court upheld Brendan Dassey’s murder conviction Friday, requiring him to serve the rest of his life in prison. The decision from the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reverses a federal judge’s ruling that Dassey, a subject of Netflix’s 28

December 9, 2017 5:24 AM Disney music executive arrested, charged with sexually abusing two underage girls

Jon Heely, the director of music publishing at Disney, has been charged with three felony counts of child sexual abuse. A 58-year-old Disney executive has been charged with three felony counts of child sexual abuse. Jon Heely, the director of music publishing at Disney, was arrested and charged with three counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child 24

December 9, 2017 3:45 AM Disney music executive charged with sexual misconduct, report says

A music executive at Disney was charged Wednesday for alleged sexual misconduct with a child and has been suspended from work without pay, Variety reported. Jon Heely, 58, director of music publishing at the company, faces three counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a child, the outlet said. The charges follow his Nov. 16 arrest, the report said. According 24

December 8, 2017 9:02 AM Trump travel ban to be heard by federal appeals court

RICHMOND, Va. – President Donald Trump's updated travel ban is headed back to a federal appeals court in Virginia. Thirteen judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be asked to decide if the ban discriminates against Muslims or is necessary to protect national security. Friday's scheduled hearing comes four days after the U.S. Supreme Court 21

December 8, 2017 1:11 AM Activists, lawyers hold protest in Brooklyn over banning immigration officers from state courts

Protesters gather on the stops of Borough Hall calling on the Office of Court Administration and Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to ban Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents from state courthouses. Angry attorneys and community activists hit the streets in Brooklyn Thursday to protest the presence of immigration officers in state courts. On the steps of Borough 27

December 7, 2017 7:58 PM Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 60 years over child porn charges

Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges in July. Investigators said he possessed more than 37,000 videos and images of child pornography. Michelle Benham, chief deputy clerk of U.S. District County Western District of Michigan 21

December 5, 2017 9:59 AM Turkish academics on trial for issuing declaration for peace

Turkish academics on trial for issuing declaration for peace A group of academics from universities in Istanbul are standing trial on charges of engaging in "terrorist propaganda" for signing a declaration calling for an end to hostilities against Kurdish rebels in Turkey's southeast. Individual trials against some 150 academics kicked off on Tuesday 22

December 5, 2017 9:11 AM Not a final ruling, but justices OK travel ban enforcement

WASHINGTON – It's not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. Challenges to the policy are winding through the federal courts, and the justices themselves ultimately are expected to rule on whether the ban is legal. The Trump 25

December 5, 2017 2:03 AM President Trump Sued for Shrinking Utah National Monument

President Trump overstepped his legal authority on Monday when he shrunk one of Utah's national monuments by more than half its size ... according to a slew of wilderness groups taking 45 to court. According to a lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Trump's controversial decision to strip 900,000 acres from Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is an attempt 34

December 4, 2017 9:25 PM Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. The justices, with two dissenting votes, said Monday that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts. The action suggests the high court 19