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By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Bucks County Judge, John Waltman Sentenced to 6 Years for Public Corruption

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that John Waltman, 61, of Trevose, Pennsylvania was sentenced to 78 months’ incarceration by Judge Gene E.K. Pratter. In January 2019, the defendant pleaded guilty to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Inmate, Craig Shults Sentenced to 6 Years for Making Threats to Harm Federal Judge

U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill sentenced Craig Shults, 52, of Huntington Beach, today to six years in prison for threatening to harm a federal judge, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. Shults More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Alabama Judge Roy Moore was removed from the bench for not issuing gay marriage licenses

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench Friday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, the second time in his career. Moore, 69, is an outspoken Christian who is defying the Obergefell More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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Alabama Judge Roy Moore suspended over traditional marriage stance

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was temporarily suspended following a complaint against his defense of Alabama’s marriage laws from the state’s Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). Moore now faces More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Supreme Court Justice Scalia found dead at age 79

Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday at a resort in West Texas, federal officials said. Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Texas judge tells Josten Bundy to marry girlfriend, read the Bible, or face charges of assault

A Texas judge is making headlines after his bizarre ruling to a man facing charges for punching his girlfriend’s former lover: get married and read the Bible or go to jail. Smith County Judge Randall Rogers More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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This Day in History: Abraham Lincoln delivers second inaugural address

With the end of the Civil War in sight, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address 150 years ago, March 4, 1865. Described as “one of the most remarkable documents in history,” More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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Federal Judge strikes down North Carolina law requiring ultrasound prior to abortion, says it’s ‘potentially harmful’

A federal judge has struck down North Carolina’s ultrasound law as unconstitutional and potentially harmful to pregnant women. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagle issued her opinion asserting that the regulation More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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Republicans battling President Obama over judicial nominations, Obama says ‘Don’t play games’

Tuesday President Obama announced that he is nominating three candidates for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit: Patricia Millet, Nina Pillard and Robert Wilkins. Obama went More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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Archaeologists excited about new Samson mosaic found in Israel synagogue

Archaeologists are reveling in the discovery of an ancient synagogue in northern Israel, a “monumental” structure with a mosaic floor depicting the biblical figure of Samson and a Hebrew inscription. Archaeologists More...


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