Meek Mill to get new trial and judge, Pennsylvania appeals court rules

Per: CNN Meek MillΒ can let out a long-awaited “Amen” after a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned his 2008 conviction on gun and drug charges Wednesday, ordering a new trial and judge in the case. TheΒ Pennsylvania Superior CourtΒ ruled that a trial judge erred in not granting the Philadelphia rapper a new trial “based on after-discovered evidence,” in […]

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Paul Manafort sentenced to a total of 7.5 years in prison for conspiracy and fraud, and charged with mortgage fraud in N.Y.

Once a globe-trotting lobbyist and consultant to presidents, Paul Manafort left a Washington courtroom Wednesday a felon twice over, facing down a 7 1 / 2 -year prison sentence. As he returned to the jail cell in Alexandria, Va., where he has been held for nine months, prosecutors in New York announced a 16-count grand […]

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