Legal terms
The legal year, in English law as well as in other common law jurisdictions, is the calendar during which the judges sit in court. It is traditionally divided into periods called "terms."
In Engl...
Jeff Session perjury investigation could prove tricky for accusers - Washington Times
A perjury investigation could be the next hurdle faced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with Democrats and civil liberties groups unimpressed by his decision to recuse himself from any investigation...
McAuliffe Restores Voting Rights To 13,000 Felons
One month after the state Supreme Court threw out his blanket clemency order, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he has individually restored voting rights to 13,000 felons and is working on d...
Police Say Ryan Lochte, Swimmers Lied About Alleged Robbery
Rio police said on Thursday that four U.S. Olympic swimmers who claimed they were robbed at gunpoint fabricated their story to cover up for a drunken night that ended with them vandalizing a gas stati...
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Kylie Jenner Slammed For Posing In Wheelchair In Latest Photo Shoot
Kylie Jenner looks like a retro sex doll in her latest cover shoot for Interview magazine, but that's not what people are talking about. Nor is it her latex pants with booty cutouts that has people ...
Baby abandoned at New York City nativity scene. Does this happen often?
Nativity scene baby: Federal records of abandoned babies aren't kept but one non-profit estimates that 3,000 babies have been saved because of laws that encourage parents to abandon children safely.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Dangerous Flu Advice On Instagram.
Last week, Gwyneth Paltrow posted to Instagram a picture of her makeup-free and dewy face to her 1.3 million followers with the caption: “All contagion aside … Going to hit it with heat #fluday5 #infr...
Louisville Investigates Whether Escort Service Was Used For Recruits
Louisville is investigating allegations that former Cardinals men's basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties and paid for the women to strip and have sex with recruits, thei...
Ahmed Mohamed clock controversy risks backfiring for Obama as critics cast doubt on motives | Fox News
President Obama’s backing of a Texas high school freshman who triggered national headlines last week when his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb by teachers, could be causing yet another headache ...
Why Lance Armstrong was right to dope
Time to wake up and smell the steroids says Julian Savulescu, director of the Uehrin Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. Savulescu has garnered quite the reputation for his contro...
Tom Brady Beats NFL In Deflategate Case, Suspension Nullified
Brady has been vindicated -- for now. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman has decided to nullify the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady over his supposed role in the Def...
The Law And The Robot
Let’s get hypothetical. Say sometime in the future, a person purchases a household robot. Its functions extend to cleaning services, but it’s capable of learning new ways to clean over time, albeit in...
Agency Says Whole Foods Overcharges: 'Worst Case of Mislabeling'
A NYC agency's investigation of Whole Foods found systematic overcharging of customers for prepackaged food.
Judgment (law)
In law, a judgment is a decision of a court regarding the rights and liabilities of parties in a legal action or proceeding. Judgments also generally provide the court's explanation of why it has chos...
Ordinance
Ordinance may refer to:
Perjury
Perjury, also known as forswearing, is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or of falsifying an affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters material to an o...