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24, Sep 2014 - Judge restores protections to wolves in Wyoming
At the end of 2013, data showed that Wyoming, Montana and Idaho were home to at least 320 packs consisting of at least 1,691 wolves and at least 78 breeding pairs.
24, Sep 2014 - GovBeat: Colorado judge will not strike down â€˜self-incriminatingâ€™ marijuana taxes
The judge ruled that pot consumers and sellers must continue to pay taxes, even if it puts them at risk of federal prosecution.
24, Sep 2014 - North Carolina court releases money in halted school voucher program
WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - About 1,900 North Carolina students will be allowed to receive public money to attend private schools despite a finding by a judge that the scholarship program is unconstitutional, the state's Court of Appeals ruled on Friday. The order applies only to students who were approved for taxpayer-funded scholarships of up to $4,200 before a lower trial court blocked ...
24, Sep 2014 - Utah Utah doctor gets up to life in wife's murder
Martin MacNeill is removed from the courtroom following his sentencing Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Provo, Utah. MacNeill, a Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife, has been sentenced to 17 years to life in prison.
24, Sep 2014 - North Carolina court stops part of order blocking scholarships
A North Carolina appeals court decided Friday that students who were approved for publicly-funded scholarships to attend...
24, Sep 2014 - Arkansas Convicted Murderer Working in School Prompts Call for Transparency
LITTLE ROCK, AR--News of a convicted killer working inside an Arkansas school sparked major controversy and a lot of questions about programs for prisoners. A list of Arkansas Department of Correction trusty inmates from June 2014 shows trusties and the crimes that landed them in prison. There are more than 70 convicted of murder and some participate in work release programs on and off prison ...
24, Sep 2014 - Iowa cancer patient gets probation for using marijuana
DAVENPORT, Iowa â€” A judge gave probation rather than a prison sentence Tuesday to a dying Iowa man who was convicted of growing marijuana that he said he used to treat his terminal cancer. The sentence was a break for 48-year-old Benton Mackenzie, who could have faced three or more years in prison. Mackenzie was convicted on drug charges stemming from a 2013 raid at his parents' Long Grove, Iowa ...
24, Sep 2014 - Jackson Letter mailed to second judge may be linked to Miss. case
Federal officials have linked a second letter sent to a judge to a Hinds County case. A letter addressed to Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Tomie Green was opened Friday by a bailiff at the courthouse in Jackson. A member of the Aryan Brotherhood claimed to have sent the letter, which said a bomb had been planted under Green's home and in her courtroom. The writer also claimed that the letter ...
24, Sep 2014 - Utah Utah Sate Prison inmate dies following fight
Unified police are investigating whether a fight between inmates at the Utah State Prison caused the death of one of the...
24, Sep 2014 - Arkansas Christian Groups Support Muslim Inmate in Supreme Court Case on Whether He Can Grow His Beard
The U.S. Supreme Court in Early October will rule on a Muslim prisoner's lawsuit against the Arkansas Department of Correction claiming that when prison guards forced the inmate to shave his beard, they had violated his freedom of religious practice. Despite his Muslim belief, four Christian organizations have come to the defense of the inmates religious liberties.
24, Sep 2014 - In Keystone pipeline debate, Nebraska high court will have sway
By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nebraska's top court will hear arguments on Friday about how the Keystone XL pipeline might cross the state - a narrow question of routing and permitting that has clouded the project's fate after more than five years of wrangling at the federal level. At issue is a 2012 law that gave Governor Dave Heineman authority to approve a route for TransCanada Corp ...
24, Sep 2014 - Utah Utah doctor sentenced to 15 years to life for wifeâ€™s 2007 murder
By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah judge sentenced a former doctor to 15 years to life in prison on Friday for murdering his wife by drugging her with a powerful cocktail of painkillers and holding her head underwater in a bathtub until she drowned, court records show. Michele MacNeill, 50, was found unconscious in the bathtub of her Utah home, 35 miles south of Salt Lake City ...