A top Sinaloa cartel leader has plead guilty in Chicago, and he could play a big role in ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s trial

REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar CHICAGO (AP) — A former top lieutenant to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord’s New York trial has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence and protection from […]

Judge rejects Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial and a reduced sentence

Matt Rourke/AP A judge rejected Bill Cosby’s request for a new trial and a reduced sentence on Tuesday. Cosby was convicted earlier this year of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.  Attorneys for Cosby want him released on bail while he looks to appeal his conviction.  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge on Tuesday rejected Bill […]

Sexual assault trial of Canada's former national women's gymnastics coach begins Monday

A sexual assault trial involving the former coach of the Canadian national women's gymnastics team begins Monday in Sarnia, Ont. Dave Brubaker, 55, is facing multiple sexual offences spanning an eight-year period from 2000 to 2007. The allegations stem from a series of incidents involving Brubaker and a female who he was coaching and was […]

‘His trial balloon went over like the Hindenburg’: Democrats are skeptical of Michael Bloomberg’s potential 2020 run

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York, is considering a run for the presidency in 2020 as a centrist Democrat, despite an energized left wing and a crowded field.   Many Democratic strategists say Bloomberg has no path to victory.  “It’s hard to imagine someone more out of touch with the […]

Starbucks Is Launching a Delivery Trial With UberEats

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Paul Manafort reportedly sought a plea deal with Mueller to prevent his second trial from going forward

Reuters Paul Manafort’s legal team was reportedly trying to secure a plea deal last week for Manafort in his second trial in Washington, DC. Manafort’s lawyers were discussing a possible plea with the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team last week, as a jury in Virginia moved toward convicting Manafort on eight counts of tax and […]

Trial & Error Season 2 Finale Recap: How Did Lavinia's Case Close?

It’s very possible that Trial & Error‘s Josh Segal and his ragtag legal team have worked their last case, seeing as the NBC comedy’s fate is still up in the air. But did they manage to pull off one last victory? In the final two episodes of Trial & Error‘s second season, Josh & Co. […]