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Illinois Judge Who Reversed Rape Conviction Removed From Bench Following Misconduct Findings

Adams County Judge Robert Adrian was stripped of his judicial duties Friday by the Illinois State Courts Commission for alleged misconduct, the Associated Press reported. Following an investigation by the Judicial Review Board, Adrian was found to have evaded legal process and acted inappropriately, and was removed from his position. according to To AP. Adrian […]

Illinois judge Robert Adrian who reversed teen’s sex assault conviction removed

In a shocking move that sparked national outrage, an Illinois judge who overturned a teenager’s sexual assault conviction has been removed from the courtroom. Robert Adrian removed him from the seven-member Illinois Courts Commission on Friday for overturning then-18-year-old Drew Clinton’s conviction during a January 2022 sentencing hearing. As a result, he will be retiring […]

MP Bob Stewart wins appeal against racial abuse conviction | Politics

Politician Bob Stewart’s conviction for racially aggravated breach of peace has been quashed. Beckenham, who relinquished the Conservative whip last November during an appeal, had his conviction quashed at Southwark Crown Court on Friday. Mr Stewart, 74, was found guilty in November after telling an activist to “go back to Bahrain” during an argument outside […]

First-ever Anti-Doping Act conviction nets TX therapist 3 month prison sentence

The first person charged with violating a 2020 law banning conspiracy to corrupt international sporting events using performance-enhancing drugs has been sentenced to three months in prison. Federal prosecutors are using the Rodchenkov anti-doping law to use Texas-based therapist Eric Lira to drug two Nigerian athletes who were regulars on NCAA, Olympic and world championship […]

Judge upholds criminal conviction of former infamous Baltimore DA

A week after a jury convicted former Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby of fraud, the federal judge overseeing her case has rejected a defense motion The acquittal means Mosby’s conviction stands, at least for now. The controversial charges against prosecutors stem from false statements made by Mosby on a mortgage application for a Florida […]

Harvey Weinstein Appeals Conviction, Blames ‘Me Too’ Movement For Conviction

Former film producer Harvey Weinstein appeared in court at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles, California, on October 4, 2022. Harvey Weinstein was extradited from New York to Los Angeles on sex-related charges. (Photo by Etienne Laurent Pool/Getty Images) OAN’s James Myers1:59 PM – Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Disgraced convicted rapist […]

Harvey Weinstein to cite #MeToo ‘noise’ in final NY bid to reverse rape conviction

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein is making a last-ditch effort to have his 2020 Manhattan sex crimes conviction overturned. His lawyers claim the “noise” caused by the #MeToo movement interfered with the Hollywood producer’s right to a fair trial. As Weinstein, 71, finishes his 23-year sentence in an upstate prison, his lawyers told New York State’s […]

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