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prosecutors won't pursue misconduct charge against christie


ensack, n.j. — new jersey prosecutors said friday they will not pursue a criminal misconduct case against republican gov. chris christie in the george washington bridge lane-closing scandal.bergen county istant prosecutor john higgins said in a letter to superior court judge bonnie mizdol that the state does not believe it can prove official misconduct beyond a reasonable doubt and will not be bringing charges.the letter deals a blow to the misconduct case stemming from a complaint filed by former teaneck firefighter william brennan, who has declared himself a democratic candidate for governor. a municipal court judge is set to hear arguments for the second time in a probable cause hearing next month.brennan's complaint says that christie violated the state's misconduct law when he failed






california judge ordered to impose longer sentence in child attack


as thousands called for his resignation and politicians lined up to condemn him, orange county superior court judge m. marc kelly kept his mouth shut.he’d been lambasted from every angle after sentencing a 20-year-old child molester to prison for 10 years, rather than the legal minimum of 25 years...






witness: driver in fatal crash was going the wrong way


a jury trial has been scheduled in august for a suspended lake county police officer facing termination after being charged with leaving the scene of an accident while driving drunk in which a man was seriously injured.lake superior court judge clarence murray scheduled an aug. 21 jury trial for...






seattle mayor ed murray asks county to reconsider youth-jail plan


in a letter monday to county executive dow constantine and king county superior court presiding judge laura inveen, murray stopped short of opposing the project outright but said the county should re-examine the design.seattle mayor ed murray is asking king county officials to “take a second look” at the design of the new youth jail they plan to build in the central district. in a letter monday to county executive dow constantine and king county superior court presiding judge laura inveen, murray stopped short of opposing the project outright and praised work that county officials have done to reduce juvenile-incarceration rates.the mayor said he believes the project’s goals are to better serve families. but murray said he thinks the county should pause to reconsider the project’s design.“






judge elizabeth riggs, first black female judge in san diego, dies at 75


without a doubt, judge elizabeth riggs’ path toward becoming the first african-american woman to serve on the bench in san diego county had its challenges, but she often preferred not to dwell on those.a close friend and colleague recalled recently a time when she heard riggs give a speech to a local lawyers club that was honoring her for her achievements.riggs’ remarks were inspirational but didn’t go into a lot of detail on the difficulties she had faced.“i know your story, and all the trials and tribulations, why didn’t you mention them?” judge patricia cookson remembered asking her friend that day. “she said, ‘what would be the point? i want to encourage people to succeed.’”friends and family members said riggs had a long history of encouraging success in others, something she kept up






ross tharp, retired san diego judge and former city councilman, dies


judge ross tharp, who served on the san diego superior court bench for 19 years and once served as a san diego city councilman, has died. he was 88.he p ed away at his longtime point loma home on friday from complications from cancer, his eldest daughter, robin tharp nordhoff, said.as a jurist, tharp was known for being hard on people in his courtroom, at one time responding to criticism by saying: “a lot of lawyers don't like hanging judges, and i'm a hanging judge.” he was also gregarious, intellectual and proud of his conservatism.“he was unique,” said judge judith mcconnell, administrative presiding justice for the state 4th district court of appeal. mcconnell was the superior court’s presiding judge when tharp retired. she described him as an elegant, impeccably dressed man who ruled






judge elizabeth riggs, first black female judge in san diego, dies at 75


without a doubt, judge elizabeth riggs’ path toward becoming the first african-american woman to serve on the bench in san diego county had its challenges, but she often preferred not to dwell on those.a close friend and colleague recalled recently a time when she heard riggs give a speech to a local lawyers club that was honoring her for her achievements.riggs’ remarks were inspirational but didn’t go into a lot of detail on the difficulties she had faced.“i know your story, and all the trials and tribulations, why didn’t you mention them?” judge patricia cookson remembered asking her friend that day. “she said, ‘what would be the point? i want to encourage people to succeed.’”friends and family members said riggs had a long history of encouraging success in others, something she kept up






man accused of killing ex-wife was embroiled in divorce case


phoenix — a man suspected of killing his ex-wife in phoenix while their two young children were present was embroiled in an acrimonious divorce in which he was accused of domestic violence and voiced concerns that she would flee to mexico with their children.josiah english iii, 40, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and aggravated ault in the shooting death tuesday morning of 35-year-old blanca gutierrez-calzoncit. his bond was set at $1 million.authorities say english s gutierrez-calzoncit as she was putting the children in her car while in a parking lot outside an apartment. the children were unharmed but a bullet struck a car door close to where the youngest child was buckled in.prosecutor robert beardsley said english was embroiled in a custody dispute with his ex-wife an






dfl spat: rep. mccollum blasts rep. nolan over boundary waters area mining reque


washington -- two of minnesota's house democrats are having a spat over the the superior national forest near the bounday waters canoe area.rep. rick nolan, who represents the swath of land in northeastern minnesota, recently asked the trump administration to open up the possibility of mining in the superior forest. this would reverse an obama decision to reject a chilean-owned company's effort to lease out the land for sulfide-ore copper mining.rep. betty mccollum, who represents st. paul and sits on the house appropriations committee in charge of funding the interior department, called nolan's move an " ualt" on a natural treasure."i am deeply disappointed that my colleague is now asking the trump administration to reverse the obama administration's decision," she said. "particularly dis






'superior donuts' stars judd hirsch as owner of kneady shop


new york — on his new sitcom, "superior donuts," judd hirsch plays the owner of a chicago doughnut shop who, after a half-century in business, warily hires a young go-getter bent on freshening the bill of fare. "i'm going to help you bring this place into the 20th century," says franco, the eager new istant played by co-star jermaine fowler. "you mean the 21st," replies arthur, his leery new boss. "no," says franco flatly. "i don't." arthur's doughnuts can't be beat. his specialty, maple creams, look scrumptious. but certain market forces must be addressed in the modern world. like the public's demand for the muffins, cronuts and free wifi that arthur doesn't offer. and the bustling starbucks right across the street in this gentrifying neighborhood. "superior donuts" shakes out as a sitcom






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young robber convicted in deadly pot shop shooting wants lighter juvenile senten


a san diego judge has denied the request of a man convicted of murder to have his case transferred to juvenile court because he was 17 when he committed the crime.kurese bell, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted murder and other charges in connection with two robberies in 2014, one of which ended in a shootout at a north park medical marijuana dispensary.bell’s accomplice in the robbery, marlon thomas, was killed when the two exchanged gunfire with a security guard.after voters p ed proposition 57 in november, bell’s lawyer asked the court for a new trial for his client and sought to have the case transferred to juvenile court where bell would face a lesser punishment.in california, proposition 57 did away with a practice known as “direct filing,” meaning prosecutors cannot






'superior donuts' stars judd hirsch as owner of a kneady chicago shop


on his new sitcom, "superior donuts," judd hirsch plays the owner of a chicago doughnut shop who, after a half-century in business, warily hires a young go-getter bent on freshening the bill of fare."i'm going to help you bring this place into the 20th century," says franco, the eager new istant played by co-star jermaine fowler."you mean the 21st," replies arthur, his leery new boss."no," says franco flatly. "i don't."arthur's doughnuts can't be beat. his specialty, maple creams, look scrumptious. but certain market forces must be addressed in the modern world. like the public's demand for the muffins, cronuts and free wifi that arthur doesn't offer. and the bustling starbucks right across the street in this gentrifying neighborhood."superior donuts" shakes out as a sitcom dialectic pitti






two of these guys run snap now. the third sued them.


snap's origin story is similar to those of many other successful tech start-ups: some college friends start with an idea, and after a lot of hard work and luck, it becomes a popular and growing business. usually some disputes pop up along the way. in snap’s case, the friends were stanford university undergraduates evan spiegel and reggie brown and recent graduate bobby murphy. snap wasn't immune from disputes. spiegel is now snap’s chief executive; he’s been described as the company's visionary thinker. murphy, now chief technology officer, focuses on the app's technical side. and brown is long gone. brown sued in 2013, saying they stole his idea and ousted him. snap’s thursday filing with the securities and exchange commission reveals what brown received when the lawsuit was settled:






two of these guys run snap now. the third sued them


snap's origin story is similar to those of many other successful tech start-ups: some college friends start with an idea, and after a lot of hard work and luck, it becomes a popular and growing business. usually some disputes pop up along the way. in snap’s case, the friends were stanford university undergraduates evan spiegel and reggie brown and recent graduate bobby murphy. snap wasn't immune from disputes. spiegel is now snap’s chief executive; he’s been described as the company's visionary thinker. murphy, now chief technology officer, focuses on the app's technical side. and brown is long gone. brown sued in 2013, saying they stole his idea and ousted him. snap’s thursday filing with the securities and exchange commission reveals what brown received when the lawsuit was settled:






north county woman sentenced to prison for 2007 wildfire fraud scheme


the tumlinsons were among the hundreds of victims who lost property in the witch creek fire that swept through san diego county’s backcountry in october 2007. in their case, it was a large outbuilding adjacent to their ramona home, prosecutors said.if the couple had only taken the appropriate steps to recover damages, they wouldn’t have been in san diego federal court friday morning, istant u.s. attorney christopher tenorio said.but deborah tumlinson had decided to go another route. she lied about receiving a large settlement stemming from the fire damage so she could obtain a more than $700,000 loan to buy a new house, then failed to pay on the loan.she pleaded guilty in may to aiding and abetting in a wire fraud scheme.u.s. district judge janis sammartino on friday sentenced tumlinson to






donald trump and the us supreme court: all you need to know


donald trump's supreme court pick is expected to restore the court's narrow conservative majority if confirmed. here's all you need to know about the court and how much influence president trump has over it.






mike pence, chris christie defend president trump's russia comments


two of president donald trump’s top gop allies are defending his recent remarks that seemed to suggest he believes the u.s. and russia occupy the same moral ground when it comes to killings.in the interview, which airs in its entirety sunday afternoon, o’reilly referred to russian president vladimir putin as “a killer.” “there are a lot of killers. we have a lot of killers,” mr. trump said. “you think our country is so innocent?”  while it was not clear what killings o’reilly was referring to, putin has been personally implicated by a british investigation in the poisoning death of a russian spy in london, and the russian security services are often accused of being behind the extrajudicial killings of political opponents and journalists.   christie told cbs’ “face the nation” that he know






superior plot and suspense make asghar farhadi's tehran-set drama 'the salesman'


asghar farhadi’s “a separation” (2011) won iran’s only foreign-language-film oscar. now the writer-director’s “the salesman” has once again picked up an oscar nomination.in some ways this film is almost as good as “a separation.” in others — including plot construction and the interweaving complex moral and narrative suspense — “salesman” is sometimes superior.farhadi regulars shahab hosseini and taraneh alidootsi (who starred in the title role of the director’s “about elly,” 2009), play emadand rana, a sophisticated and likable acting couple who are staging a production of “death of a salesman.”var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push([’embed’]);when their apartment building is damaged by nearby construction, they temporarily move into a flat generously offered by a member of their troupe. unk






prosecutor won't pursue christie misconduct complaint


the bergen county prosecutor's office will not pursue an official misconduct complaint filed against gov. chris christie.(p o: chris pedota/northjersey.com)woodland park, n.j. — the bergen county prosecutor’s office said friday that it would not pursue official misconduct charges that had been filed by a citizen against new jersey gov. chris christie for his alleged role in closing lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013.first istant prosecutor john l. higgins iii said in a letter to superior court ignment judge bonnie j. mizdol, that there were “practical problems” with a probable-cause determination made by a municipal court judge last year and that prosecution in the matter was unwarranted because the “charge cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.”the letter, which appears li






prosecutor won't pursue christie misconduct complaint


the bergen county prosecutor's office will not pursue an official misconduct complaint filed against gov. chris christie.(p o: chris pedota/northjersey.com)woodland park, n.j. — the bergen county prosecutor’s office said friday that it would not pursue official misconduct charges that had been filed by a citizen against new jersey gov. chris christie for his alleged role in closing lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013.first istant prosecutor john l. higgins iii said in a letter to superior court ignment judge bonnie j. mizdol, that there were “practical problems” with a probable-cause determination made by a municipal court judge last year and that prosecution in the matter was unwarranted because the “charge cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.”the letter, which appears li






prosecutor won't pursue christie misconduct complaint


the bergen county prosecutor's office will not pursue an official misconduct complaint filed against gov. chris christie.(p o: chris pedota/northjersey.com)woodland park, n.j. — the bergen county prosecutor’s office said friday that it would not pursue official misconduct charges that had been filed by a citizen against new jersey gov. chris christie for his alleged role in closing lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013.first istant prosecutor john l. higgins iii said in a letter to superior court ignment judge bonnie j. mizdol, that there were “practical problems” with a probable-cause determination made by a municipal court judge last year and that prosecution in the matter was unwarranted because the “charge cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.”the letter, which appears li






prosecutor won't pursue christie misconduct complaint


the bergen county prosecutor's office will not pursue an official misconduct complaint filed against gov. chris christie.(p o: chris pedota/northjersey.com)woodland park, n.j. — the bergen county prosecutor’s office said friday that it would not pursue official misconduct charges that had been filed by a citizen against new jersey gov. chris christie for his alleged role in closing lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013.first istant prosecutor john l. higgins iii said in a letter to superior court ignment judge bonnie j. mizdol, that there were “practical problems” with a probable-cause determination made by a municipal court judge last year and that prosecution in the matter was unwarranted because the “charge cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.”the letter, which appears li






prosecutor won't pursue christie misconduct complaint


the bergen county prosecutor's office will not pursue an official misconduct complaint filed against gov. chris christie.(p o: chris pedota/northjersey.com)woodland park, n.j. — the bergen county prosecutor’s office said friday that it would not pursue official misconduct charges that had been filed by a citizen against new jersey gov. chris christie for his alleged role in closing lanes to the george washington bridge in 2013.first istant prosecutor john l. higgins iii said in a letter to superior court ignment judge bonnie j. mizdol, that there were “practical problems” with a probable-cause determination made by a municipal court judge last year and that prosecution in the matter was unwarranted because the “charge cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.”the letter, which appears li






judge told to impose longer sentence in child attack


san diego — an orange county judge who imposed less than half the mandatory sentence on a man who sodomized a 3-year-old was told tuesday to resentence him.california's 4th district appellate court ruled that kevin rojano-nieto should spend 25 years to life in state prison. a resentencing date was not immediately set.nieto, then 19, was convicted in 2014 of sodomizing the , a relative who had wandered into the garage of his santa ana home where he was playing video games.rojano-nieto was arrested that day and later confessed, telling police that the lasted for "five seconds."his lawyer said rojano-nieto, who had no criminal record, suffered from psychological issues stemming from growing up in a dysfunctional and abusive family.in 2015, orange county superior court judge michael marc kelly






supreme court nominee neil gorsuch skeptical of government regulations


president donald trump has chosen his first nominee, but it remains justice anthony kennedy's supreme court. the question is how much longer he wants it.kennedy, 80 and celebrating his 29th year on the court this month, will remain the pivotal member of the court no matter how the warfare between... (robert barnes)






california offender sentenced to die for killing 4 women


santa ana, calif. (ap) — a california offender was sentenced to death on friday for kidnapping and murdering four women during a six month span in orange county.steven dean gordon, who was convicted last year of killing the women in 2012 and 2013, was sentenced in superior court in santa ana, the orange county register reported (http://bit.ly/2jhajgb ).some of the killings took place while the now-48-year-old was being tracked via a gps monitoring device.authorities say gordon and another offender, franc cano, abducted four women with ties to prostitution and had with their victims before killing them.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.after one of the women’s bodies was found at a recycling center in anaheim, investigators said they began looking into the pair, who






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‘superior donuts’ among thursday’s tv picks


a new employee tries to bring a small chicago doughnut shop into the 21st century.‘superior donuts’based on the play by tracy letts, this new comedy series follows the owner of a small doughnut shop in chicago (judd hirsch) and his new employee (jermaine fowler), who tries to bring the store into the 21st century. katey sagal, david koechner, maz jobrani, anna baryshnikov and darien sills-evans are also in the cast. series premiere, 8:30 p.m. thursday, feb. 2, on cbs.doug knoop: [email protected] or on twitter @dougknoopalso on thursdaymost read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.“hell’s kitchen,” 8 p.m. (fox): the final challenge has the chefs preparing four dishes in the span of an hour in front of an audience.“inside the actors studio,” 8 p.m. (bravo): academy award-w






judge told to impose longer sentence in child attack


san diego (ap) — an orange county judge who imposed less than half the mandatory sentence on a man who sodomized a 3-year-old was told tuesday to resentence him.california’s 4th district appellate court ruled that kevin rojano-nieto should spend 25 years to life in state prison. a resentencing date was not immediately set.nieto, then 19, was convicted in 2014 of sodomizing the , a relative who had wandered into the garage of his santa ana home where he was playing video games.rojano-nieto was arrested that day and later confessed, telling police that the lasted for “five seconds.”most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.his lawyer said rojano-nieto, who had no criminal record, suffered from psychological issues stemming from growing up in a dysfunctional and abusive family






lawsuit: johnny depp’s $2m monthly spending behind his money woes


los angeles -- johnny depp’s former business managers countersued the actor tuesday, claiming his lavish lifestyle that cost more than $2 million a month to maintain caused his recent financial troubles and that the star ignored their repeated warnings.the countersuit filed in los angeles superior court by the mana ent group comes about two weeks after depp sued the company alleging it grossly mismanaged his earnings.the lawsuit said depp paid more than $75 million to buy and maintain 14 homes, including a french chateau and a chain of islands in the bahamas.depp also spent heavily to buy a 150-foot yacht, fly on private jets and cultivate collections of fine art and hollywood memorabilia requiring 12 storage facilities to maintain, the lawsuit said.depp was repeatedly warned by the compan






donald trump picks neil gorsuch as us supreme court nominee


president donald trump has nominated colorado federal appeals court judge neil gorsuch for the us supreme court.if confirmed by the senate, the 49-year-old would replace the vacancy left at the court by the late justice antonin scalia.trump picks neil gorsuch as nominee for supreme court






38 studios final defendant agrees to $16 million settlement


providence, r.i. (ap) — rhode island is settling with the final defendant in its lawsuit over the failure of 38 studios, the video game company started by former boston red sox pitcher curt schilling.the state commerce corporation said wednesday it has agreed to a $16 million settlement with dallas-based hilltop securities inc., formerly known as the first southwest co.the settlement was filed wednesday morning in rhode island superior court and is contingent on court approval.schilling’s video game company moved from m achusetts to rhode island in 2010 in exchange for a $75 million loan guarantee, then went bankrupt less than two years later. first southwest was the state’s financial adviser on the deal.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.hilltop securities said wedn






pence says trump's criticism of "so-called judge" was the president "simply expr


vice president mike pence said sunday that president donald trump wasn’t questioning the legitimacy of a federal judge who halted his immigration executive order when he lambasted the judge on twitter this weekend -- he was “simply expressing a frustration.”“i don’t think he was questioning the legitimacy of the judge,” pence told cbs’ “face the nation. “...this was more about the president simply expressing a frustration with a judge who is involving himself in the clear prerogatives of the president of the united states.”on friday night, u.s. district judge james robart in seattle imposed a nationwide hold on mr. trump’s travel ban, which halts the refugee program worldwide and stops immigration from seven muslim-majority countries. in response, mr. trump took to twitter to criticize rob






suit claims swap with polymet grossly undervalued public land


environmentalists have filed a second lawsuit to block a federal land swap for a ly contested copper-nickel mine in northeast minnesota, arguing that the transfer would give polymet mining corp. a windfall at the expense of the minnesota public.the suit, filed monday by a nonprofit called waterlegacy, says the u.s. forest service grossly undervalued the land it will give polymet for mining in exchange for private parcels owned by the company.it is another in what could be multiple legal actions over a highly controversial open-pit mine proposed by polymet on superior national forest land near hoyt lakes on minnesota's iron range.polymet, a canadian company one-third owned by the commodities giant glencore, owns the rights to minerals beneath the surface. but the forest service doesn't perm






suit claims swap with polymet grossly undervalued public land


environmentalists have filed a second lawsuit to block a federal land swap for a ly contested copper-nickel mine in northeast minnesota, arguing that the transfer would give polymet mining corp. a windfall at the expense of the minnesota public.the suit, filed monday by a nonprofit called waterlegacy, says the u.s. forest service grossly undervalued the land it will give polymet for mining in exchange for private parcels owned by the company.it is another in what could be multiple legal actions over a highly controversial open-pit mine proposed by polymet on superior national forest land near hoyt lakes on minnesota's iron range.polymet, a canadian company one-third owned by the commodities giant glencore, owns the rights to minerals beneath the surface. but the forest service doesn't perm






justice sotomayor to speak at university of michigan event


ann arbor, mich. — u.s. supreme court justice sonia sotomayor and a judge from germany's highest court will speak at the university of michigan on diversity, higher education and the role of history in their work.sotomayor's appearance monday in ann arbor with justice susanne baer of the federal constitutional court of germany comes as president donald trump is about to announce his supreme court nominee. he has said he intends to name the pick on thursday to fill the lifetime seat held by the late conservative justice antonin scalia.sotomayor and baer will speak at morning and evening events as part of the university's commemoration of its bicentennial. sotomayor is the first hispanic to serve on the supreme court. baer is the first openly gay woman to serve on germany's high court.






vp: gorsuch will join supreme court 'one way or the other'


palm beach, fla. — vice president mike pence is pledging that supreme court nominee neil gorsuch will be seated on the high court "one way or the other."pence's comments during a speech in philadelphia to the federalist society, a conservative legal group, echoed president donald trump's comments from earlier in the week. trump urged the senate's republican leader to s longstanding rules and "go nuclear" if democrats block gorsuch.trump on tuesday nominated the 49-year-old gorsuch — a denver-based u.s. appellate court judge — to a lifetime appointment on the nation's highest court.pence says the supreme court seat left vacant by justice antonin scalia's death belongs to the american people.the vice president says he and trump will work with the senate to ensure gorsuch gets an up or down v






pair charged in hammond woman's shooting death


two chicago residents have been charged with murder in a jan. 27 homicide in which a 21-year-old woman hammond was gunned down.kashena lavette hayes, 23, and lavell holloway, 24, are charged in lake superior court with murder in the killing of kadejah ariel jackson, 21, who was s five times in the lower abdomen, according to court documents. jackson was taken to franciscan st. margaret health in hammond and later to an illinois trauma center where she died that morning from her injuries.the homicide followed an altercation at river oaks mall in calumet city, ill., between jackson and hayes over jackson having an affair with hayes' boyfriend, who is holloway, according to the probable cause affidavit.when jackson, her mother and others arrived at the family home in the 900 block of becker s






garrett popcorn to buy frango brand from macy's


garrett brands, the owner of garrett popcorn shops, will buy the frango chocolate brand from macy's for a undisclosed sum, the companies announced monday.the purchase would return the frango brand, once the trademark premium chocolate brand of marshall field's, to local ownership.chicago-based garrett plans to develop, sell and distribute frango products "consistent with the brand's legacy as a superior chocolate and confectionary brand," the company said in a news release.macy's said it will continue to sell frango products at the frango cafe in macy's state street store, at more than 350 other macy's stores across the country and online."frango is a perfect fit for our company's portfolio, aligning well with our strategy to preserve and grow iconic brands that have historic franchise val






donald trump's supreme court nominee announcement: 'was that a surprise?


us president donald trump has nominated neil gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the supreme court.mr gorsuch, 49, is a federal appeals court judge sitting in denver.trump picks neil gorsuch as nominee for supreme court






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president trump to name supreme court nominee tuesday night


president donald trump said that at 8 p.m. tuesday he will publicly name his appointee to serve on the united states supreme court.a seat on the high court has been vacant since the death of justice antonin scalia last february.advertisement | advertise on newsdaytrump made the announcement, which had been expected this week, shortly before 9 a.m. monday on his twitter feed.p ostrump's noteworthy tweets as presidentopinioncartoonists on the supreme courtp osnotable supreme court casesthe decision is expected to set off a battle between senate democrats and the majority republicans who are expected to support the nominee of their fellow republican.federal appeals court judges william pryor, neil gorsuch and thomas hardiman are front-runners, the ociated press has reported.






prosecutors to appeal ist's sentence to us supreme court


columbus, ohio — an ohio prosecutor plans to appeal the rejection of a convicted ist's 112-year prison sentence to the u.s. supreme court.the mahoning (muh-hoh'-ning) county prosecutor's office wants the high court to take up the case of the 2008 sentence given to brandon moore for crimes committed when he was 15.moore was tried as an adult and convicted by a jury in the 2001 armed kidnapping, robbery and gang of a 22-year-old youngstown state university student.the ohio supreme court overturned the sentence in december, saying it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.prosecutors say the formal filing will come in march.moore's attorney says the state court didn't call for moore's release but only to show that he's been rehabilitated.






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justice sotomayor to speak at university of michigan event


ann arbor, mich. (ap) — u.s. supreme court justice sonia sotomayor and a judge from germany’s highest court will speak at the university of michigan on diversity, higher education and the role of history in their work.sotomayor’s appearance monday in ann arbor with justice susanne baer of the federal constitutional court of germany comes as president donald trump is about to announce his supreme court nominee. he has said he intends to name the pick on thursday to fill the lifetime seat held by the late conservative justice antonin scalia.sotomayor and baer will speak at morning and evening events as part of the university’s commemoration of its bicentennial. sotomayor is the first hispanic to serve on the supreme court. baer is the first openly gay woman to serve on germany’s high court.






blackberry and nokia phones are coming back — with a twist


the 2017 smartphone cycle is about to kick off in earnest, and there are some familiar names fighting to come back into the fold.blackberry mobile announced this week that a new phone — complete with a physical keyboard and dubbed the "mercury" — will debut feb. 25 at the annual mobile world congress trade show. that follows hard on the heels of an announcement from nokia, which teased the chinese launch of its new nokia 6 phone ahead of a larger feb. 26 launch event.nokia? blackberry? what's next, the return of baby-g watches? it may all feel a bit 2002 seeing these phone brands come back into the spotlight, but here's the thing: these are not the phone brands that you think they are. both of the new smartphones are made by different companies as a result of complicated licensing agreemen