Indiana Supreme Court Denies Bid to Replace Judge in High-Profile Delphi Murder Case

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld the position of the special judge presiding over the high-profile Delphi murder case, denying a motion from the defense that sought her removal. The decision is the latest development in a series of legal maneuvers surrounding the case, which involves the 2017 killings of two young girls that shocked the local community and drew national attention. Richard Allen, the man accused of the murders of 13-year-old Abby Williams and 14-year-old Libby German, faces intense judicial scrutiny as his trial looms. He was arrested in October 2022, … Read more

Chief Judge John Michael Guidry Announces His Bid for Louisiana Supreme Court Seat

BATON ROUGE, La. — Chief Judge John Michael Guidry, a long-serving member of Louisiana’s judiciary, has announced his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court, entering as a Democratic contender. With a judicial career spanning over two decades, Guidry brings extensive experience to his latest pursuit of higher office. Currently, Guidry holds the prominent position of Chief Judge on the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal, a role he assumed in January 2023, making history as the first African American to do so. His tenure on the appellate court has been … Read more

Federal Judge Denies SEC’s Bid to Regulate Corporate Cybersecurity in Landmark SolarWinds Case

NEW YORK — In a landmark decision, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled against the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) attempt to regulate corporate cybersecurity practices, settling a significant lawsuit centered around the extensive SolarWinds cyberattack. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer concluded that the current statutory framework provides the SEC authority only over financial controls, not the broader scope of internal cybersecurity measures. This ruling came amid fears from various business sectors concerned about potential penalties from the SEC following breaches, particularly those executed by sophisticated hacking groups. Companies worried that stringent regulatory oversight … Read more

Donald Trump’s Lawyers Make Fresh Bid to Remove Judge from ‘Hush Money’ Trial Due to Daughter’s Democratic Connections

New York City, NY – Former President Donald Trump has requested that the judge overseeing his “hush money” criminal case recuse himself due to his daughter’s work for prominent Democrats. Trump’s lawyers argue that Justice Juan Merchan’s daughter, Loren Merchan, has a “direct financial interest” in the case due to her employment at consulting firm Authentic Campaigns, which has worked for Trump foes such as Rep. Adam Schiff. Trump’s legal team claims that Merchan’s connection to the case creates an appearance of impropriety. Justice Merchan previously denied similar claims made by Trump’s lawyers in August … Read more