Trials

May 19, 2017 - 3:28 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday. Iowa will pay $2.33...
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FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones speaks to reporters as he is released from the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati. A judge in Cincinnati plans a pretrial hearing Tuesday, May 16, in the case of the veteran Bengals cornerback, who faces multiple misdemeanor charges stemming from an altercation at a downtown Cincinnati hotel. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 16, 2017 - 7:01 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge in Cincinnati plans a pretrial hearing in the case of veteran Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones, who faces three misdemeanor charges. Jones is charged with assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business stemming from an altercation at a downtown...
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Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. A jury on Thursday awarded more than $1.4 million to Meyer ruling that the university had discriminated against her because of her gender and sexual orientation. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
May 05, 2017 - 6:46 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa announced plans Friday to hire an outside firm to review its employment practices after a jury ruled that it discriminated against a high-ranking gay female athletic administrator. President Bruce Harreld said the review would begin in the athletic...
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May 05, 2017 - 3:49 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will hire an outside firm to review its employment practices after a jury ruled that it discriminated and retaliated against a high-ranking gay female athletic administrator. President Bruce Harreld announced Friday the independent review would begin...
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May 04, 2017 - 5:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury has ruled that former University of Iowa athletic administrator Jane Meyer was the victim of discrimination, retaliation and unequal pay and awarded her $1.4 million in total damages. Judge Michael D. Huppert says the eight-person jury found in favor of Meyer on all...
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May 03, 2017 - 2:28 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jury deliberations have begun to decide a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former top athletics administrator against the University of Iowa. Attorneys gave closing statements Wednesday in the lawsuit filed by Jane Meyer, a Hawkeyes administrator for over a decade. She...
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May 03, 2017 - 5:29 am
MIAMI (AP) — A sports agent and a baseball trainer convicted in Miami of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the U.S. are seeking a new trial. A court filing Tuesday by lawyers for Bartolo Hernandez and Julio Estrada contends there were seven crucial errors in their trial, including improper...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2017, file, photo, the Toyota 4Runner held in a Boston Police evidence lot in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Boston is seen during a "view" of pertinent locations and evidence in the Aaron Hernandez trial. The vehicle, which prosecutors say Hernandez was in when he killed two men in 2012, is up for auction. The Boston Globe reports more than 60 people had placed bids on the Toyota 4-Runner on eBay as of Tuesday evening, May 2. The SUV’s owner is a Rhode Island car dealer, who leased it to Hernandez as part of a promotional agreement. The former New England Patriots tight end was acquitted in the double slaying on April 14. He was in prison for the killing of a man who was dating his fiancee’s sister. He hanged himself in his cell days later. (John Wilcox/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The SUV prosecutors say ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez was in when he killed two men in 2012 is up for auction. The Boston Globe reports more than 60 people had placed bids on the Toyota 4-Runner on eBay as of Tuesday evening. The SUV's owner is a Rhode Island car dealer, who leased it...
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April 24, 2017 - 10:35 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones' court case has been continued to May 16, when there will be a pretrial hearing. Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, in Ohio's Hamilton County. Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory on Monday set a new hearing...
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