Death penalty ruled unconstitutional in California

A federal US judge ruled Wednesday that the death penalty in California is unconstitutional, mainly because of the dysfunctional system which administers it.

Briton sentenced 12.5 years in US for Taliban support

A US judge sentenced a British computer engineer to 12.5 years in prison today for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban in Afghanistan.

US judge: Gay couples can wed in Chicago

A federal judge says gay couples in Chicago don`t have to wait until June to marry.

US judge eases communication between Guantanamo inmates, lawyers

The military judge in the September 11 trial ordered the US government to hand over correspondence on Guantanamo prison conditions and lifted restrictions on lawyers` communications with detainees.

US judge overturns controversial Texas abortion rule

A federal judge has overturned a controversial restriction imposed on abortion providers in Texas, deeming it an unconstitutional "undue burden" on women seeking to terminate pregnancies.

Judge strikes down smoking ban in New York state parks

A US judge has ordered an end to a smoking ban imposed in public parks and beaches across New York State last February.

Baby Messiah gets to keep his name: US judge

A Tennessee judge who changed a baby`s name because she believes "Messiah" should be reserved for Jesus Christ was overruled today, local media reported.

Judge to announce verdict in US rape case today

A judge said he would issue a verdict today in the trial of two high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl.

US Judge blocks ban on large sugary drinks in New York

A US judge has struck down New York `s groundbreaking and controversial limits on large sugary drinks one day before they were to take effect.

Dead Indian-American lottery winner`s body to be exhumed

A US judge gave the go-ahead today to exhume the body of a million-dollar Indian-American lottery winner who died of cyanide poisoning.

Bradley Manning was imprisoned illegally: US judge

At a hearing on Tuesday, Colonel Denise Lind, the military judge, however, refused to dismiss charges against him.

Judge to rule on defence motion in WikiLeaks case

A US military judge will rule on a motion to dismiss all charges against a soldier charged with sending classified documents to the WikiLeaks.

US judge denies bid to take down anti-Muslim film

An actress who appeared in the anti-Muslim film blamed for sparking violence has lost another legal bid to have the trailer taken down from YouTube.

US judge orders Iran, Qaeda to pay $6 bn for 9/11

The lawsuit was filed against the terror groups as well as against Iran for its complicity in the attacks.

US judge denies request to release Osama’s photos

A federal judge denied a request to release photos, video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist was killed.

India to await final verdict in the maid case

India will await the final verdict in the case relating to the recommendation of a US judge that an Indian diplomat should give USD 1.5 million.

US judge recommends $1.5 mn to Indian maid

Significantly, Gurung also was deprived of food, which
caused her to lose more than sixty pounds in just over three
years.

Daughter beating Texan judge suspended from work

A US judge, who was captured on
a video belting his teenage daughter in a row over use of computer that triggered a public outrage, has been suspended
by the state Supreme Court.

US: Judge orders Vatican to show files in abuse case

John seeks to hold Vatican liable for abuse he suffered from Rev Andrew Ronan.

US judge re-sentences ex-teacher in terror case

Ali Asad Chandia used to teach at a private Muslim elementary school.