Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Judge to give verdict in Pistorius trial

File: In this Friday, May 9, 2014 file photo Judge Thokozile Masipa, to right of door in red cape, and her advocates examine the bullet-riddled toilet door up close during expert forensics evidence being given at the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in in Pretoria, South Africa. Judge  Masipa is expected to announce her verdict after summing up Thursday and Friday  in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool, File)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was taciturn through months of court proceedings that caught the attention of the world. On Thursday, however, she’ll deliver a judgment that brings her to the forefront.

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McGuinness sues OSSAA, challenges classification

A Catholic high school in Oklahoma City sued the organization that governs school sports programs Monday, saying its teams shouldn’t have to compete against schools nearly seven times as large.

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Bonds’ appeals panel includes drug-list judges

Career home run leader king Barry Bonds gives a thumbs up while standing behind the hitting cage and watching the Houston Astros take batting practice before the start of their baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 11-judge panel that will hear Barry Bonds’ latest appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction includes five judges who ruled the federal government’s seizure of baseball drug-testing samples and records a decade ago was illegal.

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NCAA: State can keep $60 million Penn State fine

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — College sports’ governing body said in a new court filing that it is willing to let Pennsylvania control the $60 million fine Penn State is paying over its handling of the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.

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