Judge acquits Hutaree militia members

Judge acquits Hutaree militia members

DETROIT, March 28 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Detroit acquitted seven members of the Hutaree militia of plotting a revolt against the U.S. government in a homegrown terrorism case.
Jury selection under way in militia trial

Jury selection under way in militia trial

DETROIT, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of eight men accused of belonging to a Michigan militia group allegedly preparing for battle against the Antichrist.

Hutaree militia member to plead guilty

DETROIT, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A member of a Michigan militia charged with plotting a violent overthrow of the U.S. government is to plead guilty next week, records show.

Chicken switches sexes

NEEDINGWORTH, England, March 31 (UPI) -- A British couple said they were shocked when one of their three hens underwent a natural sex change and became a rooster.

Bail delayed for suspected militia members

DETROIT, May 6 (UPI) -- Nine alleged members of a Christian militia group remained in jail Thursday in Detroit after a federal appeals court stayed an order to grant them bail.
Mich. militia members ordered freed

Mich. militia members ordered freed

DETROIT, May 3 (UPI) -- Nine Hutaree militia members accused of plotting murder and mayhem are to be placed on home detention until trial, a federal judge in Detroit ruled Monday.
Hutaree members in court on bail question

Hutaree members in court on bail question

DETROIT, April 28 (UPI) -- Nine members of the Hutaree militia group returned to a federal courtroom in Detroit Wednesday to ask the judge to release them on bail pending their trials.

Police seek husband after wife found dead

CHESTER, England, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Police in Britain urged a man whose wife of six months was found dead in their garage to turn himself in Saturday.

New trial in Internet killing case

FLINT, Mich., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge has reversed the conviction of a Michigan woman convicted of getting a man she met on the Internet to kill her husband.

Man gets 14 years for human trafficking

DETROIT, June 26 (UPI) -- A Michigan man has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for trafficking in Eastern European women forced to work as strippers.

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Hen turns to rooster

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Detroit accused of bias against white cops

DETROIT, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Veteran Detroit police Commander Craig Schwartz has sued the city, saying the police department systematically refuses to promote whites to executive jobs.

Victoria A. Roberts (born 1951) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Roberts received her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1973, and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1977. She was a research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals from 1976 to 1977. She was a legal research & writing teaching fellow at the Detroit College of Law, Michigan State University from 1977 to 1978. She was in private practice in Michigan from 1977 to 1985. She was an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1985 to 1988. She was in private practice in Detroit from 1988 to 1998. She was general counsel for Mayor-Elect Dennis Archer's Transition Team from 1993 to 1994.

Roberts is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Roberts was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by George LaPlata. She was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on June 26, 1998, and received commission on June 29, 1998.

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