Username:
Password:

Category News - Page 2

9
Apr
US Supreme Court to Revie...
|
by CourtTrax Webmaster

While the Federal Courts require unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases, such a policy is left up to the individual States as to whether to follow suit or not. Most states require unanimous jury verdicts in the majority of their cases. Until very recently, Louisiana was one of only...

13
Mar
Cash Bail System Ended In...
|
by CourtTrax Webmaster

A Federal Judge has struck down the cash bail system in San Francisco for suspects arrested but not yet arraigned in criminal cases. From CBS San Francisco: “U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said a bail schedule set by San Francisco Superior Court “bears no relation to the government’s...

7
Mar
US Supreme Court Overrule...
|
by CourtTrax Webmaster

The United States Supreme Court as overruled the Idaho Supreme Court regarding a defendant’s right to appeal on the basis of ineffective counsel, thus further refining what constitutes a claim of ineffective counsel. From The Idaho Statesman: “The case, Garza v. Idaho, centered on the right to appeal. In...

21
Feb
CourtTrax Is Moving Offic...
|
by CourtTrax Webmaster

Into each life a little change must come, and it is no different for the team here at CourtTrax. Over the weekend of February 22nd we will be relocating just a bit up the hill from where we are now. On February 25th you will be able to find...

15
Feb
King County Jury Awards ...
|
by CourtTrax Webmaster

On February 7th, the survivors and victims families of the 2015 Ride the Ducks crash that killed five and injured over sixty others were awarded nearly $123 million dollars by a King County jury. From the Seattle Times: “The jury determined after a four-month civil trial that Ride the...