Share2 Shares Probably no American government institution has had more controversy and discussion associated with it than the Supreme Court.
In some criminal or civil cases, the legal maneuvering is just beginning. But from the riveting saga of Amanda Knox to the fascination with Casey Anthony, the year provided more drama than most reality shows could hope to produce.
Fascinating legal cases and principles explained by an ultra-bright Oxford law graduate -- of interest to anyone, not just aspiring lawyers! so it is interesting how the court managed to decide this was one long act rather than an act followed by an omission to correct the situation. Recent News & Articles. 05 Sep 8 Things Teachers. Oct 01, · I have a report to write about a supreme court case. I would like to do a topic that pertains to something like gay rights, pornography, etc. (subjects less touched on in high school) rather than the ones related to search/seizure and freedom of speech/religion, etc. What are some good, interesting, maybe even peculiar cases?Status: Resolved. Supreme Court Landmarks Participate in interactive landmark Supreme Court cases that have shaped history and have an impact on law-abiding citizens today. Bethel School District #43 v.
Emotions were so raw after the verdict that the court decided to keep the names of the jurors secret to protect them from death threats. Casey Anthony, 25, is on probation for lying to police about Zanny the Nanny, but her location has also been kept secret by the court because of death threats.
It ended years of legal setbacks that had convinced a jury in Perugia that she and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito joined in the grisly stabbing and sexual assault of her British roommate Meredith Kercher. The sex-tinged murder story spawned several books and a TV movie.
In dismissing the charges, the court wrote that the theory that Knox and Sollecito decided to kill Kercher "was not, in fact probable: Conrad Murray for his treatment of the superstar Michael Jackson, calling the use of the powerful sedative propofol as a sleep aid "medicine madness.
Although Judge Michael Pastor sentenced Murray to four years in prison for involuntary manslaughter, Murray is expected to serve less than half of that because of prison overcrowding. Sandusky has denied the accusations, but since the grand jury report was issued in November, two more young men have come forward to claim that they too were molested by Sandusky.
Fine has denied the allegations and has not been charged with any crime, but a federal investigation is still ongoing.
After returning to France, Strauss-Kahn admitted having sex with Diallo, but said it was consensual.
A strange message was left in black paint on a wall. During the show, noted medical examiner Dr. Cyril Wecht expressed "grave and serious doubts" that the woman killed herself. William Petit has had to repeatedly relive since his wife and two daughters were killed in a home invasion finally ended on Dec.
Petit, the lone survivor of the assault, sat through every day of testimony in both Connecticut trials, hearing how his wife was raped and strangled, his youngest daughter sexually assaulted, and both daughters left tied to beds as the house was set on fire.
The prison sentenced stemmed from his conviction this summer on 18 charges of corruption.The most interesting legal cases of Sections. Sections; Top Stories Confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh The legal system was tested in and while some cases.
25 Extremely Bizarre Court Cases. Posted by David Pegg, Updated on July 25, Unfortunately though, some citizens take advantage of the system to file frivolous cases and squeeze money from others.
Here is a list of the 25 most bizarre cases ever filed in court: Subscribe to List Jun 26, · The 21 most famous Supreme Court decisions. The Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage is among its landmark cases of all time. Supreme Court Landmarks. Participate in interactive landmark Supreme Court cases that have shaped history and have an impact on law-abiding citizens today.
Bethel School District #43 v. Fraser () Holding: Students do not have a First Amendment right to make obscene speeches in school. Most of the time here at Law Street I write about the serious side of law, but let’s face it: sometimes the courtroom gets a bit silly, crazy, or downright hilarious.
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Sep 11, · 25 extremely bizarre court cases that actually happened (25 Photos) By: Bob. In: FAIL, Interesting, WTF. Sep 11, Liked! Disliked 0. 1. The case was later dismissed by court. Advertisement. Advertisement. Via List share on facebook; share on twitter; pinterest;.