A Georgia woman who was convicted on misdemeanor charges in the death of her son who darted out into traffic will not spend time in jail, a judge ruled Tuesday.
The case of Raquel Nelson had attracted national notice from parents, the NAACP and even transportation advocates who said the Marietta woman was being unfairly pursued for just trying to cross the street as any other pedestrian would do.
A 15-year-old Harvey girl who is Jefferson Parish prosecutors' key witness in a second-degree murder case spent a night in jail after she refused to testify against the accused killer Wednesday, a silence apparently based in her fear of the defendant or his family.
SARASOTA COUNTY - A local judge has a message for anyone who owes court fines or fees: Pay up immediately or an officer will track you down and take you to jail.
Tired of being ignored by people who owe the court money, County Judge Kimberly Bonner has recruited county law enforcement agencies to actively track down the debtors at home, work or wherever and arrest them.
Florida judge gives an 18 year old gal 30 days in jail. The judge was acting extremely rude towards teen for no reason. Only after the judge has multiple instances of unwarranted attitude towards the teen, she flips him off.
The worst part about this is most of the media sources including this one think this judge’s actions are acceptable!
In a case going back to 2010, a Colorado judge has ruled that a woman named as a defendant in a criminal case can be forced to decrypt the contents of her laptop and files. Answering the question of 'what about her fifth amendment right to non-self-incrimination, the judge ruled the fifth amendment does not apply in this case, even though the contents of the protected files could be used to prosecute and convict her.