Citing new DNA tests, prosecutors cleared JonBenet Ramsey's parents and brother in the 1996 killing of the 6-year-old beauty queen and apologized to the family for casting the cloud of suspicion that hung over them for more than a decade.
While the defendants in this court have been arrested on charges that could mean potential prison time and damaging criminal records, they all have served in the military. That has landed them here, in veterans treatment court, the first of its kind
A judge tossed out a lawsuit by an Islamic organization that accused the Bush administration of illegally wiretapping its telephones without warrants. Judge: They can't use evidence the Government handed to them...it's secret you see....
A former Hillsborough County detention deputy will not face prosecution for dumping a quadriplegic man from his wheelchair at the Hillsborough County Jail.
A prisoner killed in a county jail solitary cell was a victim of "vigilante justice," Prince George's County Chief Executive said. Ronnie White, 19, died of strangulation and asphyxiation and had two broken bones in his neck,
The Texas Grand Jury declined to return a "true bill" against Joe Horn, the man who killed two intruders as they finished robbing his neighbor's home. Horn was protected under the "Castle Law", which became Texas law just two
Joe Horn, the man who shot two burglars in the back as they finished robbing his neighbor's home--and sparked a national debate-- has been cleared by a Harris County Grand Jury.
Victim Of U.S. Government’s Witness Protection Program Has Had Enough, Wants His Old Identity Back - Government Never Came Up With Simple Documents, Like A Birth Certificate Or SSN, Can't Register A Car Or File Taxes In Past 13 Years
It looks like the Supreme Court may been preparing for the abolition of the death penalty for treason next.
The Justice Department has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle a lawsuit with former Army scientist Steven Hatfill, who was named as a person of interest in the 2001 anthrax attacks. Hatfill claimed the Justice Department violated his privacy rig
"Obviously, the charges could be challenged in court, but that's out of our hands," said police spokesman Lt. Frank Vanore. "You have rights, but that doesn't mean you can say something like this."
A killer is awarded 300,000 pounds by a British judge. This & other outrages demonstrate that British justice is broken. Can tomorrow's American justice be seen today in Britain?
A millionaire who inflicted years of abuse on Indonesian housekeepers held as slaves in her Long Island mansion was sentenced to 11 years in prison. The trial provided a glimpse into a US problem of domestic workers exploited in slave-like conditions
You can have freedom, you can get it for yourself using the tools Clive made for you. Go to Copper Cards and find out about how much the Federal Reserve Bank dislikes those who threaten them with a system that will make you wealthy instead of them.
Chief Justice Roberts announced that the Supreme Court would release its three remaining decisions 6/26/08. This includes D.C. v. Heller, the Washington, D.C. gun-ban case that is examining the meaning of the Second Amendment.
The Supreme Court saved the lives of many raped children in the United States today. And politicians will undoubtedly feign outrage, shed some crocodile tears for the cameras and move on to the next thing to help themselves get re-elected.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is meeting to issue opinions in some of the seven cases it has yet to decide. Major cases still unresolved include the ban on handguns in Washington, D.C.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio asked for future NBA Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O'Neal's special deputy badge Tuesday after his now-famous freestyle at a New York night club. (because he's Sheriff Joe)
How an 21-year veteran Assistant District Attorney deliberately threw a case to let a couple of wrongfully convicted men go free.
As many as 7 male and female deputies forcibly removed Steffey’s clothes inside a Stark County jail cell and left her completely naked for 6 hours. Steffey had someone call for help [big mistake] when a cousin injured her during a fight.
A man whose life was turned upside-down by a wrongful arrest and weeks in jail should have been given access to a lawyer sooner so he could have shown the arrest was erroneous, the U.S. Supreme Court decided.
A Canadian court has lifted a 12-year-old girl's grounding, overturning her father's punishment for disobeying his orders to stay off the Internet. (Wants to grow up to be Gloria Alred.)
The U.S. Attorney's Office filed a motion Thursday with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit saying that it will appeal a U.S. district judge's May 22 decision allowing Snipes to remain free on bond while he appeals his
Martha Stewart has been refused a visa to Britain because of her criminal convictions for obstructing justice, the Daily Telegraph has learned.
When I heard that federal authorities had arrested the people that the government tells us were responsible for much of the subprime meltdown, I anxiously awaited the perp walk that would befall some notorious characters. Ben Bernanke wearing handcuf
More than 400 real estate industry players have been indicted since March - including dozens over the last two days - in a Justice Department crackdown on incidents of mortgage fraud nationwide that have contributed to the country's housing crisi
[Why 1 in 100 people are in prison in the land of the free....] Orange County prosecutors have arrested and charged the 18-year-old student with breaking into his prestigious high school and hacking into computers to change his test grades from Fs to
Carlos Miller, photojournalist, was arrested by Miami police after taking photos of them against their wishes, a clear violation of his First Amendment rights. His question that set off the judge: How can one resist an unlawful arrest?
The families had pursued wrongful death and personal injury claims against the state after an August 2007 report by an independent panel concluded that more timely and more specific information from university officials might have saved lives.
The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether top government officials can be sued for the alleged abuse of a Pakistani Muslim arrested and jailed after Sept. 11, 2001. The case, arising from the federal roundup of Arab Muslims in New York after the ter