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US judge wants FIFA trial in fall 2017

US judge wants FIFA trial in fall 2017

More than a third have pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with US prosecutors in exchange for a possible reduction in sentence.

Leonardo DiCaprio is ordered deposed over ''Wolf of Wall Street''

A federal judge has ordered actor Leonardo DiCaprio to be deposed in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Stratton Oakmont executive over his alleged depiction in the 2013 Martin Scorsese film "The Wolf of Wall Street."

NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data

NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data

A federal judge has ruled that the US Justice Department cannot use a 227-year-old law to force Apple to provide the FBI with access to locked iPhone data, dealing a blow to the government in its battle with the company over privacy and public safety.

Judge dumps Brady `Deflate-gate` suspension, league to appeal

Judge dumps Brady `Deflate-gate` suspension, league to appeal

A US federal judge on Thursday overturned a four-game suspension imposed on New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady by the National Football League for his alleged role in the "Deflate-gate" controversy.

Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

A US federal judge grilled lawyers for Tom Brady and the National Football League in court Wednesday as he seeks to settle the star quarterback`s role in the "deflate-gate" scandal.

Judge to consider Adrian Peterson suspension

Judge to consider Adrian Peterson suspension

Adrian Peterson said he thought he received a fair hearing Friday from a US federal judge in Minnesota who agreed to consider a lawsuit challenging his suspension from the NFL.

US judge awards $40.7 million in SEC case over bitcoin Ponzi scheme

A US federal judge in Texas ordered Bitcoin Savings and Trust and its owner to pay a combined $40.7 million after the Securities and Exchange Commission established that the company, which sold investments using the virtual currency, was a Ponzi scheme.

First black, openly gay man confirmed as US federal judge

The United States` first black, openly gay male judge was appointed to the federal bench on Tuesday in a unanimous confirmation decision by the US Senate.

US federal judge strikes down Pennsylvania law barring gay marriage

A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Pennsylvania`s ban on same-sex marriage, the latest in a series of court decisions across the country confirming gay couples` rights to wed.

Apple faces possible May 2014 trial on e-book damages

US federal judge had ruled that Apple Inc violated antitrust law by conspiring with five major publishers to raise prices of e-books.

Indian-American gets one year prison for Insider trading

Federal district judge Jed S. Rakoff also ordered Roomy Khan, 54, to serve three years of probation and pay USD1.525 million in restitution.

Judge narrows $1 bn Madoff case vs NY Mets owners

A federal judge narrowed a USD1 billion lawsuit against owners of the New York Mets baseball team by the trustee seeking money for Bernard Madoff's victims, and cast skepticism on how much might ultimately be recovered.