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In cases of witness testimony in domestic abuse or for a harassment injunction, for example, in-person attendance is preferred, he said. “Again, to be able to assess people’s credibility, demeanor in court and be able to cross examine those people for the attorneys and litigants, that really means a lot to be in person,” Dougvillo …

The chief justice of British Columbia’s Supreme Court has denied an application from the province for an injunction against three Fraser Valley churches flouting COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person services. In a brief hearing Wednesday morning, Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson said he had dismissed the application by B.C.’s attorney general and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie …

“This was not a peaceful protest. Hundreds of people came to Washington, DC, to disrupt the peaceful transfer of power,” Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the DC District Court said in the hourlong hearing for Capitol riot defendant Richard Barnett on Thursday. Howell’s remarks are some of the first from a federal district judge over …

Enlarge / Amazon Web Services (AWS) logo displayed during the 4th edition of the Viva Technology show at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on May 17, 2019, in Paris, France. A federal judge today rejected Parler’s motion for a preliminary injunction against Amazon Web Services (AWS), scuttling the social network’s attempt to quickly get …

PHOENIX — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration’s most sweeping set of asylum restrictions less than two weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. The rules had been set to take effect Monday. The court order has limited immediate impact because the government has largely suspended asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border during …

The US said it would appeal against the decision on Monday and asked for Assange to be remanded in custody while that process was ongoing. Judge Vanessa Baraitser said in her Wednesday ruling that “there are substantial grounds for believing that if Mr. Assange is released today he would fail to surrender to court and …

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge has given Milwaukee’s ousted police chief his job back, just a day after the board that demoted him selected a new acting chief. Judge Christopher Foley on Friday reversed the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission’s August decision to demote Alfonso Morales, the Journal Sentinel reported. Commissioners had criticized how Morales …

Federal court records show a judge on Oct. 30 dismissed the lawsuit against Key West police officers in a case involving the attempted handcuffing of a child at school. A lawyer for the plaintiff says they’ll refile following a technical glitch. This story was updated at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1. The federal lawsuit that …

A judge has blocked an attempt by Canada’s attorney general to dismiss parts of the extradition case against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, according to a ruling released on Thursday. However, the judge sided with the attorney general in agreeing that Meng’s arguments were not strong enough to warrant an immediate dismissal of the …

A federal judge has ordered a former New York City police officer to pay $1 million to a Black woman whose house the white officer broke into during a drunken bachelor party in Nashville, Tennessee before he threatened her family inside. U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson ordered Michael Reynolds on Monday pay the money to …