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Bonds’ Obstruction Conviction Thrown Out By Appeals Court

Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into illegal steroids distribution.

04/22/2015

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Court Overturns Convictions In Amish Hair Attacks

An appeals court has overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio.

08/27/2014

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Appeals Court Upholds Orie Melvin’s Conviction, Alters Terms Of Apology

A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.

08/21/2014

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Pa. Appeals Court: No New Trial For Jerry Sandusky

A Pennsylvania appeals court says Jerry Sandusky doesn’t deserve a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.

10/02/2013