Baseballís Canseco Found Guilty in Domestic Violence Case
Jose Canseco of the Oakland Athletics pled no-contest and was found guilty of domestic violence charges. Canseco was arrested in November for hitting his wife. He carries two previous domestic violence charges.
Canseco, who left the courtroom before his case was called, was sentenced to probation and will undergo 26 sessions of battery counseling.
11/25/2014 Marissa Alexander Has Accepted a Plea Deal - Marissa Alexander, the woman imprisoned for firing a warning shot in the presence of her abusive husband, chose to accept a plea deal Monday with the state of Florida, pleading guilty to three felony counts of aggravated assault.
As part of the plea deal, Alexander received three years imprisonment, but she will be credited for the time she's spent behind bars. . . .
11/24/2014 The City of Louisville Has Overwhelmingly Approved a CEDAW Resolution - The city of Louisville, Kentucky approved a resolution that will use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) as a framework for all future policy aimed at ending gender-based discrimination.
Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh introduced the resolution, which passed overwhelmingly on November 6. . . .