Illinois will become the first state to allow defendants awaiting trial to be released regardless of their financial resources.
An ex-product manager for the world's largest NFT marketplace was convicted of wire fraud and money laundering for a scheme in which he used his knowledge of which NFTs the marketplace planned to feature to make more than $50,000.
Planned Parenthood sued for injunctive and declaratory relief in federal court on Wednesday over the Idaho Attorney General's assertion that the state's criminal abortion law prohibits medical providers from referring women to access abortion services outside the state.
A judge found that keeping indigent defendants on a waiting list for a free attorney for months or years violated the right to counsel under the Missouri Constitution, parallel to the Sixth Amendment.
The trial of Alex Murdaugh, a South Carolina lawyer accused of murdering his wife and son, began on Monday with jury selection. The case has caught the attention of many interested in the Murdaugh family's connections, status in the community, and involvement in at least one mysterious death.
A defendant convicted of Medicaid fraud argues that the two-year sentence enhancement for identity theft under federal law should not apply to his case, which did not involve misrepresenting another person's identity.
Elizabeth Holmes' motions for a new trial were denied by Judge Edward J. Davila on Monday, November 9, 2022. Holmes, the former CEO and founder of Theranos, was found guilty of defrauding investors earlier this year, and she now faces sentencing on Friday, November 18, 2022.
A disbarred Tennessee personal injury lawyer was not entitled to assert that head injuries from his college football career, including possible CTE, negated the intent element necessary to convict him of federal bank fraud, the Sixth Circuit ruled.
Elizabeth Holmes, the former Theranos CEO convicted in January of defrauding investors, requested a new trial in two separate filings this week. One filing alleges that a key prosecution witness has expressed regret for his testimony while another asserts that the fact that she was tried before her former partner Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani was unfairly prejudicial.