Criminal law

PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned Bill Cosby’s 2019 sexual assault conviction, ruling that a “non-prosecution agreement” with a previous prosecutor should have prevented him from being charged in the case. The 83-year-old comedian has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence in a state prison in Montgomery County,
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Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization’s longtime chief financial officer, looks on as then-U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a 2019 news conference at Trump Tower in New York City. Carlo Allegri/Reuters Former President Donald Trump’s family business and its longtime chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, have been criminally charged by the Manhattan district
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The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Monday at 11 a.m. Jonathan Blaylock, 36, of Baldwyn, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, receiving stolen property. Patricia Boyer, 38, of Hickory Flat, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, possession of methamphetamine. Kimberly
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The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Wednesday at 11 a.m. Gregory Cates, 47, no address given, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, aggravated domestic violence. James Davis, 51, no address given, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, possession of methamphetamine,
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An attorney convicted of securities fraud and other related crimes lost his bid to reverse several criminal counts, after the Third Circuit rejected his arguments asserting faulty jury instructions and improper evidence. The jury didn’t require additional instructions on whether Guy M. Jean-Pierre made a misrepresentation or omission of material fact, the U.S. Court of
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