FILE - This photo made July 11, 2013, shows Nik Richie, left, owner of the gossip website TheDirty.com, leaving the Federal Courthouse in Covington, Ky., with his lawyer, David Gingra, after a jury awarded Sarah Jones $338,000 in her defamation lawsuit against the website. (AP Photo/Cincinna…
CINCINNATI — From Twitter and Facebook to Amazon and Google, the biggest names of the Internet are blasting a federal judge’s decision allowing an Arizona-based gossip website to be sued for defamation by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader convicted of having sex with a teenager.
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on the confirmation of Patricia Millett, an experienced Supreme Court advocate, as a judge on the nation’s second-most-powerful court, tipping its balance of power to Democrats for the first time in nearly three decades. The next day, …
“Corporations are people, my friend,” presidential candidate Mitt Romney famously declared during an Iowa State Fair visit in 2011 after a heckler challenged him to support raising corporate taxes. “Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to people.”
WASHINGTON — On perhaps the busiest online shopping day of the year, the Supreme Court refused to wade into a dispute over state sales taxes for purchases on websites like Amazon.com. Th move is likely to prompt more states to attempt to collect taxes on Internet sales.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Los Angeles Times:
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge in Las Vegas rejected O.J. Simpson's bid for a new trial on Tuesday, dashing the former football star's bid for freedom based on the claim that his original lawyer botched his armed robbery and kidnapping trial in Las Vegas more than five years ago.
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All charges have been dropped against Ka'Deem Carey in a domestic violence case, the city announced Friday.
Pima County is close to adding another office building to its downtown Tucson inventory.
Pima County will move ahead on construction of a planned
city-county courts project without the city's OK, with county
leaders still hoping the city will join in the financing later.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors has agreed to go ahead with
interim financing for the planned Joint Justice/Municipal Courts
Complex - but only if the City Council agrees next week to pay for
Moving ahead with a planned courts complex could be expensive
for taxpayers. But waiting could cost even more - as much as $12
million more, county administrator Chuck Huckelberry estimates.
A Tucson woman who testified against her former husband in his
murder trial Thursday told jurors she chose to cooperate with
police because "it was the right thing to do," not because she
thought it would help her regain custody of their daughter.