There's more to Teresa and Joe Giudice than tax fraud charges. Get to know the controversial 'RHONJ' couple.
A Florida woman accused by authorities of illegally injecting toxic substances into women's buttocks as an enhancement procedure has pleaded not guilty.
One British man is taking a stab at love -- with the very woman who stabbed him.
Nothing can stand in the way of true love -- not even court orders barring a couple from having contact with each other.
The polo magnate who adopted his girlfriend in an alleged attempt to protect his fortune from a lawsuit must now battle with his teenaged children who want the adoption thrown out.
Why are prosecutors so quick to act on allegations of rape? So quick, it seems, that they often do so, especially in high profile cases, before they have a reasonable belief they can prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt—the standard of proof required in a criminal case. When, as in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) and Duke Lacrosse cases, charges are brought prematurely and then dropped, it leads to a trial by pubic opinion. Did he do it? Did she lie? We may never know. That doesn't, however, stop people from taking sides and having strongly held beliefs about guilt or innocence.
Love can make us do crazy things, right? Danielle Chiesi would probably wholeheartedly agree, because according to her legal team, love was to blame when she partook in illegal insider trading on Wall Street. They think she deserves less time in the slammer, because she did it all for love—twisted love, anyway.
A disgruntled husband in Italy filed to annul his marriage after his wife told him she may want an open marriage. No word on how long the couple were married, what context her "open marriage" musings took place and whether the marriage was basically finito anyway, but the Italian court system ruled in favor of the man, the marriage dissolved and the former wife isn't even allowed to receive alimony.
My family wasn't the only one caught up in this idea of courtship. In the wake of the publication of I Kissed Dating Goodbye by Joshua Harris, a whole generation of Christian conservatives were booting modern dating out the door. There were rallies and conferences where we jammed out to Christian music and cheered when a speaker said things like, "Dating is of the devil!" or "No kissing before marriage!" We sighed when we heard stories about a couple sharing their first kiss on their wedding day. We weren't just pledging our virginity, we were pledging to stay away from dating, hand-holding, kissing and the opposite sex. We were pledging to prepare ourselves to be good wives by staying submissive to our parents until the day they handed us over to our husbands.
A guy lies about his ethnic heritage to get a woman into bed. Is it rape? According to an Israeli court, it is. This week a Jerusalem court found Sabbar Kashur, 30, who is Palestinian, guilty of "rape by deception" and sentenced him to 18 months in prison. First of all, his "lie" to the Israeli woman he slept with was, if anything, a lie of omission: He said his name was "Dudu," a lifelong nickname, and she assumed he was Jewish.
Chris Brown will appear in a Los Angeles court today to face charges that he assaulted Rihanna earlier this year. Today's hearing will start at 1:45 PT, and Rihanna is scheduled to testify against her ex-boyfriend. The question on everyone's minds: What will Rihanna say?