‘Making a Murderer’ confession may get Supreme Court review

MILWAUKEE — Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the “Making a Murderer” series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary. Brendan Dassey’s legal team told the high court in their petition that the

Teen thug who killed tragic footballer unmasked as he turns 18

The teen thug who killed a football player on New Year's Day 2017 has had their identity revealed after turning 18. Mohammed Ibnomer could not be identified previously because of his age, but after turning 18 today he can now be named. After suffering a deadly blow from Ibnomer,

Headteacher charged with drink-driving and possessing class A drugs

A headteacher has been suspended by his school after allegedly drink driving while being in possession of Class A drugs. Iain Gilmour, headteacher of the Isambard Brunel Junior School in Portsmouth, will appear in court next month. It comes after he was arrested by police on Thursday evening. The Crown Prosecution

Artificial intelligence is coming for both judges and defendants

CLEVELAND — The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail, long the province of judicial discretion, is getting a major assist … courtesy of artificial intelligence. In late August, Hercules Shepherd Jr. walked up to the stand in a Cleveland courtroom, dressed in an orange jumpsuit. Two nights earlier,

Mum handed £600 fine after putting cardboard box in wrong bin

A woman was handed a £600 fine and threatened with jail after she accidentally put a single cardboard box in the wrong bin. Alison Mapletoft was left shocked after receiving the demand for cash issued by an enforcement firm contracted by her local council. When the mother-of-two phoned the