The attorney for an ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging two depressed people to commit suicide is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction, saying his actions were constitutionally protected free speech.
A last ditch legal effort is being made to keep convicted killer Alfonso Rodriguez, Jr. off an Indiana Federal prison’s death row. Rodriguez, Jr. is the man convicted back in 2006 for the kidnapping, rape and killing of University of North Dakota college student, Dru Sjodin.
Jurors who sent a South Dakota man to death row for the 1990 rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl should have been told he would have been ineligible for parole had he been sentenced to life in prison, a defense attorney argued Thursday before a federal appeals court in Minnesota.
A former nurse from Minnesota who sought out depressed people online and was convicted of encouraging two to commit suicide has notified the court that he plans to appeal his conviction, his attorney said Wednesday.
Its players again barred from coming to work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday it believes the appeal over whether the lockout is legal can “readily be resolved” during the offseason.
After seven weeks of bitter back and forth, failed talks and growing uncertainty about the 2011 season, a federal judge has ordered an immediate end to the NFL lockout.
A federal appeals court hears oral arguments on whether Minnesota businessman Tom Petters deserves a new trial after being convicted of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.