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Jordan Brown hearing ends; judge to issue decision Friday
The case against Jordan Brown is almost over. Anthony J. Krastek, senior deputy attorney general who is prosecuting, concluded his case prior to the noon break Wednesday.
Jordan Brown’s hearing gets under way in county courtroom
Prosecutors Tuesday began building their case against Jordan Brown. The proceeding to determine if the 14-year-old is responsible for the death of Kenzie Houk, 26, and her unborn child is being heard by Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge.
Jordan Brown Case: Grandmother asks children’s names, photos be removed from site
Kenzie Houk’s mother has sued Chris Brown, asking that her granddaughters’ photos be removed from the Jordan Brown trust fund website.
Judge says no to releasing Jordan Brown; hearing set for Tuesday
Jordan Brown will not be released. Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge Tuesday rejected arguments of defense attorney Dennis Elisco to release the boy pending his hearing. Hodge set Tuesday as the hearing date.
Jordan Brown could be free by Thursday
Judge John Hodge next week will consider an appeal to release Jordan Brown pending his juvenile court hearing. In a 12-page order issued yesterday by the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Hodge was directed to schedule a hearing by Thursday.
Jordan Brown may be released; decision could come this week
Jordan Brown could be free — even briefly — pending his day in juvenile court. Defense attorney Dennis Elisco Wednesday asked a three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court to release his 14-year-old client until a juvenile court hearing is scheduled. The court promised a speedy ruling — possibly by tomorrow.
Mitchel Olszak: State guilty of dysfunction in Jordan Brown case
There are only two possibilities in the case of Jordan Brown. He is either responsible for the February 2009 shooting death of Kenzie Houk or he is not. If he is not responsible, that means the government has kept the boy in custody for three years — from the time he was 11 until his current age of 14.
New Castle News won’t appeal Jordan Brown ruling
The New Castle News will not appeal the ruling that bars media and the public from Jordan Brown’s juvenile hearings. The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday rejected appeals by three newspapers, including The News, and ruled that future proceedings in juvenile court will be closed to the public in order to protect the youth’s privacy.
Superior Court: No media in Jordan Brown case
Jordan Brown’s case will remain closed to the news media, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled yesterday. In a 33-page opinion, a three-judge panel affirmed the order of Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge’s order that closed proceedings to the public and news media.
Court to hear Jordan Brown appeal
Jordan Brown will have another day in court next month. The Pennsylvania Superior Court will hear an appeal filed by the teen’s attorneys, who are seeking his release from custody. The hearing will be March 28 in Pittsburgh.
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