STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Students learn about 'Law and Order' and about law and order
By Danielle Killey
State Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea has seen a lot of "Law and Order."
I love it, I watch it constantly, it has nothing to do with real life, she told more than 600 Rose... Posted on 5/6/13 at 5:58 PM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE My Unwanted Follower
Sometimes, when were young and nubile and wearing tight pants, guys follow a little close.
And while my pants may fit a little tighter than what I like now and then, Im no longer young and nubile, so... Posted on 9/6/12 at 2:02 PM
HEALTHBEAT Reactions pour in to health care ruling
Reactions have been pouring in all day to the Supreme Court's ruling this morning on the health care reform law.
If there was any doubt that Americans feel a strong personal stake in health care, it'... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:52 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Religious Circumcision for Males is Physical Abuse
A regional court in Germany has just ruled that circumcision for religious reasons is abuse and that faith communities that practice this on infants must now wait until the boy is old enough to decide... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:07 PM
When Los Angeles cold case detectives caught up with Samuel Little this past fall, he was living in a Christian shelter in Kentucky, his latest arrest a few months earlier for alleged possession of a crack pipe. But the LA investigators wanted him on far more serious charges: The slayings of two women in 1989, both found strangled and nude below the waist — victims of what police concluded had been sexually motivated strangulations.
A Cairo court turned down on Saturday a lawsuit filed by an Islamist lawyer demanding that a popular Egyptian satirist's TV show be banned for allegedly insulting the president and containing excessive sexual innuendo.
The mother of three girls who were killed by their father in what prosecutors say was an act of revenge testified Wednesday that her ex-husband was "catatonically depressed" but began taking medication and seemed to be getting better in 2011.
As experts can testify, super sleuths in the wine business must study the cork, glass, sediment, wrapping, labels and how full a bottle of wine is to ascertain whether it's the real deal. And as two uber-wealthy wine collectors can tell you as they square off in federal court over some questionable bottles, even that sometimes is not enough.
The lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal courts across the country are grappling with budget cuts they say will decimate their offices, delay criminal cases and jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system.
A state district court magistrate found probable cause Friday to have a Spirit Lake Nation social services official arraigned on charges stemming from a 2012 incident at the Grand Forks apartment of his former wife.
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