Appellate court

OC wife who had man killed must pay restitution

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An appeals court says a woman sentenced to life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her cancer-stricken husband must pay nearly $500,000 in restitution to his estate. […]

11/27/2013

Small coffee producer prevails over Starbucks

TUFTONBORO, N.H. (AP) — A small New Hampshire coffee producer that operates out of a barn has prevailed in a trademark infringement case brought by Starbucks over a blend called “Charbucks.” “We’re just a mom-and-pop […]

11/18/2013

Calif. high court won’t review child-dragging case

(CNS) – The California Supreme Court refused today to review the case against a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for driving drunk and hitting a 13-month-old girl who was being pulled by her father in a wagon in a crosswalk.

03/27/2013

Amanda Knox (AP Photo)

Knox awaits verdict from Italy’s highest court

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox was waiting anxiously Monday to hear whether her ordeal is over or whether she will face trial again, as Italy’s top criminal court considered whether to overturn her acquittal in the murder of her roommate.

03/25/2013

Couple can’t collect in birth control mix-up

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A clinic that mistakenly gave vitamins instead of birth-control pills to a Wisconsin woman doesn’t have to pay to raise the child she conceived but can be sued for other financial damages, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

01/30/2013

Egyptian court suspends work to protest Morsi move

Egyptian court suspends work to protest Morsi move

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian state television says the country’s highest appeal court has decided to suspend its work nationwide to protest the president’s decrees giving himself nearly absolute powers. It says Wednesday’s decision was made […]

11/28/2012

Court trims verdict over 'Nash Bridges' profits

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A California appeals court has upheld Don Johnson’s jury award over profits from the series “Nash Bridges” but trimmed it by more than $8 million. A divided three-justice panel of the […]

10/02/2012

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