Jury picked, opening statements begin in US v. Menendez: ‘Use your good judgment’

Twelve jurors and six alternates were selected Wednesday to begin hearing opening statements in New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez’s high-profile federal corruption trial. Opening statements are expected to last up to three hours in total, with prosecutor Lara Pomerantz given 45 minutes. U.S. Judge Sidney H. Stein told jurors: “Use common sense, use your […]

Federal Jury Orders US Tennis Association To Pay $9 Million In Sexual Abuse Case

A federal jury in Florida on Monday ordered the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to pay $9 million in a sexual abuse case, The Athletic reported. Former junior tennis player Kylie McKenzie has been awarded $9 million in damages by a Florida federal court jury after suing the USTA for failing to prevent sexual abuse […]

Jury convicts North Dakota lawmaker of misdemeanor speculation

A North Dakota jury on Friday convicted a state lawmaker of misdemeanor charges related to rental buildings in the state involving ownership. One parliamentary leader said he disagreed with the ruling and would review related laws and regulations. Republican Rep. Jason Dockter of Bismarck was indicted in December 2023 on charges of speculating or betting […]