New York City’s refusal to allow religious groups to use public schools for worship doesn’t violate the U.S. Constitution, an appeals court ruled, reversing a trial judge in a case that has been reviewed by the court six times in almost two decades.
Computer hacker Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison for an attack on the intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting Inc., or Stratfor, and for interfering with eight other computer systems.
Chief U.S. Judge Loretta Preska in Manhattan and 86 other top federal court judges told Congress in a letter that automatic spending cuts are compromising the justice system and putting public safety at risk.
A U.S. judge in Manhattan handling the case of a hacker accused of ransacking a Texas-based intelligence firm refused to recuse herself after the defendant said her husband could be a victim of the alleged intrusion.
The latest bid by New York City to halt the use of public schools for worship was rejected by a federal appeals court that said the harm suffered by the city was outweighed by the fact that the practice has been in effect for almost a decade.
Joseph Collins, Refco Inc.’s former outside lawyer, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for helping ex-Chief Executive Officer Phillip Bennett and other company officials defraud investors of $2.4 billion.
New York City can enforce a ban on the use of public schools for worship services, a U.S. appeals court said, restricting a judge’s temporary halt on the ban to only the group that brought the lawsuit.
Hector Xavier Monsegur, a hacker with the group Anonymous cooperating in a U.S. probe, won’t face prosecution on charges including attempted drug- dealing and illegal gun possesion, according to a plea deal.