A Brooklyn federal magistrate judge took issue with the volume of objections made by Assistant Corporation Counsel Amatullah Booth during his defense of New York Police Department officer John Essig. So reports The New York Daily News.
A five-judge appeals panel tossed out a $27.5 million lawsuit filed by injured British tourist Sian Green, agreeing with a lower-court ruling that Green was unable to provide “facts sufficient to show a special duty owed by the city to her.” So reports The New York Post.
A judge ordered prosecutors to charge an Amtrak engineer involved in a deadly train derailment after they initially declined. So reports ABC News.
After drivers in 19 states claim they were shorted compensation due to a misclassification, FedEx Corp. will pay more than $227 million to settle the matter. So reports the Indianapolis Business Journal.
Ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's 2013 murder conviction was thrown out by a Massachusetts judge because he died before his appeal was concluded. So reports WHEC News 10, an NBC affiliate.