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Judge Weighs 'Mental Anguish' Law Opposed By Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-JamalA federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer.
Legal Victory For Philadelphia Parents Of Students With AutismA federal judge has given a preliminary okay to a settlement that ensures that autistic children won't be shuffled from school to school without parents being given advance notice.
Judge Nixes Preliminary Approval Of $765M NFL CaseA federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.
Judge Deals Setback To New Jersey's Sports Gambling EffortA federal judge upheld a 21-year-old law prohibiting sports betting in all but four states, dealing a setback to New Jersey’s attempts to revive its struggling casino industry by grabbing a piece of what has become a multibillion-dollar industry, both legal and illegal.
4 Sentenced In Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage SchemeA federal judge decided the fates of four men who previously pleaded guilty in connection with a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.
New Jersey Airport Screener Sentenced For Stealing MoneyA federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a lead transportation security officer at Newark Liberty Airport to six months of home confinement for stealing money from passengers’ bags as they underwent security screenings.