Preliminary Hearings

In a dispute relating to court restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic, Nevada Chief U.S. District Judge Miranda Du vacated a U.S. magistrate judge’s order granting the government’s motion to continue the hearings of two men charged with breaking into a hardware store and stealing firearms. Du remanded the case with instructions to immediately release the men from custody.  

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Weinstein’s Lawyers Want Trial Moved, Calling It a ‘Circus’

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense publicity, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case into a “media and entertainment circus.”

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