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Did Donald Trump spread hoax against judge's daughter before Manhattan criminal trial begins? Know in deta

Former US President Donald Trump slammed the New York judge who put him under a gag order ahead of his April 15 hush-money criminal trial. He made a fallacious claim about his daughter and urged him to recuse himself from the case because he would not get a fair trial from the judge. Key Points

Economic Times

US judge says Google must fact some advertisers' antitrust claims, dismisses others

(Refiles to fix typo in headline) (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday ruled that Alphabet's Google must face advertisers' proposed class action lawsuit claiming that it monopolizes the ad exchange Key Points

ThePrint

Elon Musk ordered to testify in SEC's Twitter probe

(Reuters) - A federal judge ordered Elon Musk to testify again in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's probe of his Twitter takeover, giving the regulator and the billionaire a week to agree Key Points

ThePrint

Delhi court dismisses bail plea of Lava MD in Vivo money laundering case

The court dismissed the bail application of Hari Om Rai, the managing director of Lava International Company, in a money laundering case against Vivo. The judge stated that Rai's medical reports did not indicate any urgent medical attention or risk to his life. Rai has received treatment for all his ailments while in judicial custody, including his heart ailment. Rai's counsel clarified that he had no involvement with Vivo since 2014. Rai and others were arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for alleged illegal transfer of funds to China to evade taxes in India. Key Points

Economic Times

George Santos negotiating plea deal in fraud case after expulsion

Santos, 35, was expelled from Congress on Dec. 1 after the House Ethics Committee found “substantial evidence” he broke the law. | World News Key Points

Hindustan Times

US: Hunt underway for suspect in targeted killing of Maryland judge

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Pedro Argote, the prime suspect in the targeted killing of judge Andrew Wilkinson. judge Wilkinson was fatally shot outside his residence after awarding custody of four minor children to Argote's estranged wife. Argote is considered armed and dangerous and has links to various locations. The shooting occurred following a court hearing where judge Wilkinson granted the divorce and custody ruling. The case is complicated by a previous domestic violence petition that was dismissed. Key Points

Economic Times

Maryland judge Andrew Wilkinson killed outside his house in targeted attack linked to divorce case

Maryland Circuit Court Associate judge Andrew Wilkinson was shot and killed outside his home. The shooting is believed to be related to a divorce case that the judge presided over earlier in the day. The suspect, Pedro Argote, was scheduled to attend the hearing but did not show up. Maryland State troopers have been deployed to protect other judges' homes, and the public is warned that Argote is considered armed and dangerous. The incident has shocked the community, with local politicians expressing their horror. Key Points

Economic Times

Arthur Engoron: How was he appointed to weigh Donald Trump’s empire? Here’s all you need to know

Judge Arthur F. Engoron secured his position as a judge of the Supreme Court 1st Judicial District in New York through election. Key Points

Economic Times

Tanya Chutkan: Here’s everything to know about the judge in Donald Trump’s election case who has reputatio

Tanya Chutkans ruling breathed new life into the congressional investigation, which has now come full circle with the case brought against Mr. Trump by Special Counsel Jack Smith landing in her court randomly. Key Points

Economic Times

Justice Laxman expresses pain over attempts by two Telugu TV news channels to tarnish his image

Justice M. Laxman of Telangana HC, who granted conditional anticipatory bail to Kadapa MP Avinash Reddy, on May 31, expressed pain over attempts by a section of media to tarnish his image. Key Points

The Hindu

Mamata Banerjee on ex-High Court judge who joined BJP: ‘Mask is off’

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched an attack on former Calcutta High Court judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay, who joined politics. I’m happy the mask is off, Banerjee said. Key Points

India Today

Abhijit Gangopadhyay, first HC judge to join politics after resigning, leaves behind a chequered record

Born in Kolkata in 1962, he completed his schooling and secured a law degree from Hazra Law College. He worked as an officer in the West Bengal Civil Service and was posted in North Dinajpur. He quit to start practising as an advocate in the Calcutta High Court. He was appointed additional judge of the HC in May 2018 and continued in the capacity till July 2020, when he was made a permanent judge. Key Points

Economic Times

Rapper Young Thug's trial postponed after co-defendant stabbed in Atlanta jail

Shannon Stillwell, one of the defendants in the case, was stabbed multiple times in a fight with another inmate in the same section of the Fulton County Jail on Sunday evening, according to the Fulton County Sheriffs Office. Following this incident, Superior Court Chief judge Ural Glanville dismissed jurors on Monday morning, referencing a medical issue involving one of the defendants, and instructed them to return the following day. Key Points

Economic Times

US drops antitrust case over healthcare hiring agreements

The U.S. Justice Department has asked a judge to dismiss the government's prosecution of a UnitedHealth (UNH.N) Group affiliate accused of unlawfully restricting employee mobility, marking a new setback in the government's push to apply criminal antitrust laws to labor markets. Key Points

Reuters

Factbox: What's next after US judge rules in favor of Microsoft-Activision deal?

Microsoft (MSFT.O) cleared a major hurdle in its planned $69 billion purchase of videogame maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O), as a judge gave a thumbs-up to the proposed deal a week before the July 18 termination date. Key Points

Reuters

Politicisation of Calcutta HC — Abhijit Gangopadhyay's journey from bench to BJP sparks debat

Some feel this will impact Calcutta HC's image & his orders against ruling TMC could be branded as politically motivated. TMC, meanwhile, has already made statements alleging exactly this. Key Points

ThePrint

2024 US Presidential Elections: Illinois judge removes Donald Trump from state ballot

In the 2024 US Presidential Elections, Illinois became the third state to bar former President Donald Trump from the ballot. A county judge made the decision on Wednesday but allowed Trump time to appeal. Key Points

mint

Sarah Todd ‘devastated’ by the loss of mentor Jock Zonfrillo (Exclusive)

In an exclusive chat, chef Sarah Todd talks at length about the demise of her mentor Jock Zonfrillo, MasterChef Australia judge. A ‘devastated’ recalls fond memories with Zonfrillo. Key Points

Hindustan Times

Sarah Todd ‘devastated’ by the loss of his mentor Jock Zonfrillo (Exclusive)

In an exclusive chat, chef Sarah Todd talks at length about the demise of her mentor Jock Zonfrillo, MasterChef Australia judge. A ‘devastated’ recalls fond memories with Zonfrillo. Key Points

Hindustan Times

Manish Sisodia's 5-day custodial interrogation: CCTV coverage & medical test every 48 hrs

On Monday, Special judge MK Nagpal decided to send Manish Sisodia to CBI remand till March 4. Sisodia was arrested on Sunday in an ongoing investigation of a case related to alleged irregularities in the framing and implementation of the excise policy of the Delhi government. Key Points

Economic Times

Ex-Rajasthan judge writes to President Murmu, PM Modi, alleges harassment by lawyers

Eliza Gupta, a former judicial magistrate from Rajasthan, has alleged harassment by lawyers and judges, leading to her job loss. On the other hand, the lawyers claimed she had misused her power. Key Points

India Today

New York Civil Fraud case: Trump's daughter denied from testifying in court

Ivanka Trump was denied from testifying in her father's New York civil fraud case worth $250 million by judge Arthur Engoro. The judge has given the judgement based on Ivanka Trump's documents that show Trump still has property and business ties in New York. Key Points

Economic Times

US court denies Gupta’s plea for defence material

A judge in the United States has denied a request for defence materials by Indian national Nikhil Gupta, charged by federal prosecutors in a murder-for-hire... Key Points

The Tribune India

Justice Alok Aradhe sworn in as Chief Justice of Telangana HC

​​Justice Alok Aradhe succeeds justice Ujjal Bhuyan, who has been elevated to the post of judge of the Supreme Court. Born on April 13, 1964 at Raipur, Alok Aradhe enrolled as lawyer on July 12, 1988. He practiced at the High Court of Madhya Pradesh in Jabalpur, dealing with Civil and Constitutional, Arbitration and Company matters. Key Points

Economic Times

SVB Financial gets court approval to sell investment bank

A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Wednesday allowed SVB Financial Group, owner of bankrupt Silicon Valley Bank, to sell its investment banking business to the division's founder. Key Points

Reuters

Bankman-Fried loses bid to toss criminal charges over FTX's collapse

A U.S. judge on Tuesday denied Sam Bankman-Fried's bid to have criminal charges against him thrown out, paving the way for the founder of now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX to face trial starting Oct. 2. Key Points

Reuters

US court rejects Trump's lawsuit against NYT report on his taxes

The judge said the reporters were simply reporting on a matter of great public interest. Mary Trump’s request for dismissal from the case is still pending. | World News Key Points

Hindustan Times

Justice Fathima Beevi: Small town girl who breached glass ceiling to become first woman SC judge

Justice M Fathima Beevi, born in Travancore in 1927, was the first woman judge of the Supreme Court and later the Governor of Tamil Nadu. She was an inspiration for women, breaking the 'glass ceiling' and addressing gender imbalance in the legal profession. Beevi's father encouraged her to pursue law instead of pursuing an MSc in Chemistry, leading to her receiving the Travancore Bar Council gold medal in 1949-50. She quickly ascended the legal profession, eventually becoming a judge of the Supreme Court in 1989. Key Points

Economic Times

Trump Civil Fraud Case: What did ex-President say about judge who fined him $15,000

Defying the gag order, Donald Trump has taken to social media to attack judge Arthur Engoron who will deliver the verdict in his $250 million New York fraud trial. He has accused the judge of being biased and a 'Trump hater.' Key Points

Economic Times

British-Indian man who threatened to blow up plane acquitted by Spanish court

A judge in Madrid ruled on Friday that "no explosive... was found that would lead one to believe it was a real threat". | Latest News India Key Points

Hindustan Times