An antiwar activist who hit Senator Levin in the face with a dutch apple pie on Monday is facing a felony charge of stalking in addition to misdemeanor charges of battery and assault.
Jimmy Cirrito said his bartenders have been entertaining his customers -- by juggling bottles of alcohol and spitting out streams of flames using matchbooks and lighters -- for more than a decade and no one's complained. But shortly after midnight on
A jury deadlocked on all but 1 of 24 charges against former IL Gov. Blagojevich, including the most explosive--that he tried to sell an appointment to Obama's old Senate seat. Blagojevich was convicted on lying to federal agents,
Curtis Ballard rides a motorized wheelchair around his prison ward, which happens to be the new assisted living unit — a place of many windows and no visible steel bars — at Washington’s Coyote Ridge Corrections Center. A stroke left Ballard unab
On Friday, August 13, 2010, a jury found Pastor Steven L Anderson not guilty of both misdemeanor charges brought against him. The two charges were “obstructing the highway” and “resisting an order directing, regulating, or controlling a motor ve
A judge here ordered the release of Gregory Taylor, who was serving a near life sentence under the state’s three-strikes law for trying to break into a soup kitchen 13 years ago. The case has been widely cited by those pushing to change the law, incl
Pastor Steven Anderson was beaten and Tased at a Border Patrol checkpoint last year, and has since been cleared of all charges by a jury. But now he's filing suit against the officers who Tased him. The lawsuit was filed a few days before the j
Shocking but common injustice in America
Family and friends have paid for a plane to fly a banner near the municipal pier in an attempt to gain national attention for Scott's death and in hopes of getting answers to some questions.
The suit claims it is blatantly unconstitutional to deny American citizens the right to have a lawyer, and to deny American lawyers the right to represent clients, without first obtaining a permission slip from Executive Branch [Treasury] officials.
The Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new trial of a polygamist leader of a breakaway Mormon sect, who was convicted of forcing a 14-year-old girl to marry her first cousin. Warren Jeffs, 54, whose word was considered God's will to thousands
Hundreds of agents cheated on the test. Some took the open-book test together, violating rules that they take it alone. Others finished the lengthy exam unusually quickly.
A Muslim woman is suing Somerset New Jersey Medical Center citing the Patients Bill of Rights for removing her headscarf during treatment.
Oklahoma break-in turns deadly when 'victim' pulls gun and fires
Legal question: Can a woman consenting to have sex with a man, accuse the man of rape? It’s a million-dollar question. The likes of Mike Tyson who was indicted years back for this kind of rape, paid millions of dollars to know thRead Letter
The National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project (NPMSRP) was started in March of 2009 s to generate statistical and trending information about police misconduct in the United States.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Thursday upheld the high-profile court martial conviction of former Navy Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Diaz, who was sentenced to six months confinement for leaking information from Guantanamo Bay.
A U.S. judge will decide on Thursday whether a New York lawyer convicted of helping a terrorism suspect smuggle messages to his followers from prison should spend 30 years behind bars instead of 28 months.
From prosecutors in Los Angeles to justice officials in Washington, the Swiss decision to free Roman Polanski was described as a disappointment and to some, an injustice. The Swiss, for their part, described Polanski as "a free man."
GENEVA — Swiss authorities have rejected a US extradition request for director Roman Polanski over a child sex case and the film-maker can go free from house arrest, the justice minister said Monday
Many of you have read Edgar Steele's articles on his Conspiracy Pen Pal site. He is not a particularly pleasant individual, but he is remarkably intelligent and a top flight lawyer and investigator. Recently he was investigating corruption that appRead Letter
In her time of need, Lindsay Lohan is finding solace in the comforting words of the Cato Institute. What does America's leading libertarian think tank have to offer America's bad girl? A like-minded view of the U.S. legal system, apparently.
Politics the most likely explanation
Just when you think American cops can't get any more callous and brutal,...something like this leaves you wanting to kick someone in the nuts.
Google-owned YouTube won a major victory Wednesday when a federal judge ruled the video-sharing site was protected under U.S. copyright law. Viacom, which vowed an appeal, was seeking $1 billion in damages in a case testing the depths of copyright
Mark Ruffalo as David Koresh, Kurt Russell as FBI negotiator Byron Sage, Adrian Brody and Sharon Stone as Davidians Mr. & Mrs. Schneider. Screenplay by Phoenix New Times reporter James Hibberd, and consulting by James McNulty who produced Waco: Rules
The Washington Post published this two weeks ago, but unless he releases something today, Attorney General Eric Holder has missed the deadline, condemning thousands more to sexual assault in prison:
A legal analysis by the Maricopa County Attorney's Office asserts that Arizona's new immigration law will be difficult to enforce because it is based on outdated sections of federal law with very narrow legal parameters. The analysis was presented
As a group, state governments could save $7.6 billion, while local governments could save $7.2 billion.
One of many hundreds in America's prison gulag