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O.J. Simpson has agreed to can his defamation lawsuit against a Las Vegas hotel involving a disputed drunken incident at the posh property. According to online court records, Simpson and The Cosmopolitan hotel recently reached an agreement and asked the court to dismiss the legal battle with prejudice. The judge accepted the stipulation last week and vacated a trial date set for next February. ...

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Court TV, by its very name, is synonymous with the biggest criminal trials of the 1990s and 2000s, from the Menendez Brothers and O.J. Simpson to Scott Peterson and Martha Stewart. Even after Turner Broadcasting killed the network in 2008, a former Turner executive Jonathan Katz always believed the name still had value. So a decade later, his Atlanta-based Katz Broadcasting, now part of E.W. ...

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MINNEAPOLIS – The Legal Rights Center, a nonprofit criminal defense law firm in Minneapolis, usually defends those whom Minneapolis police accuse of committing crimes. But as Derek Chauvin stands trial for the death of George Floyd, a panel of the firm's attorneys are now finding themselves scrutinizing the defense of a police officer. The proceedings are the first opportunity many laypeople ...

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Wayne LaPierre, the top executive of the National Rifle Association, put the gun rights group into bankruptcy to avoid facing a financial investigation by New York’s Attorney General, a lawyer for the state said at the start of a trial that could reshape one of the most politically powerful organizations in the U.S. New York’s top law enforcement officer, Letitia James, is asking a federal ...

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ST. LOUIS — Inmates in at least two areas of the City Justice Center escaped their cells Sunday to break windows, shout to spectators and throw debris to the sidewalk below in the latest uprising over conditions at the downtown jail. Inmates broke through the windows on the northwest corner of the third floor of the jail, below windows that were boarded up from the last riot in February. They ...

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial swings into high gear on Monday as prosecutors begin to build their courtroom case against the Israeli leader, whose political life is already on the line after a fourth inconclusive election. Prosecutors allege the country’s longest-serving premier abused his position to illicitly accept — and at times demand — fine wines and expensive cigars from ...