RT has become the first TV channel in the world to speak to former journalist and Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal since he was removed from death row in January. Abu-Jamal will spend his life behind bars for killing a police officer in 1981.
Trayvon Martin's family sues over his death, they might not target George Zimmerman but instead the homeowners association of the neighborhood where the shooting happened and Zimmerman lived
Jake England, Alvin Watts allegedly targeted black victims after racist Facebook rant, but police have not called race a factor
Special prosecutor Angela Corey has decided against using a grand jury in the case involving the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, her office said Monday.
Police in Tulsa, Okla., say it is much too early in their investigation to describe the murder of three black residents and the wounding of two others as a hate crime.
. . . courts have confirmed that prosecutorial misconduct occurred in 91 Texas criminal cases between 2004 and 2008 . . .Just a hunch, but in Texas, I’d imagine the misconduct would need to be pretty egregious for that to happen.
In one Alaskan fishing village, crime is a laughing matter. It's not the crimes that have residents chuckling so much as how they're written about.
The imprisonment of Babar Ahmad is a blight on the British judicial system. He has been held in prison for eight years without ever having been before a court on any charge.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has lashed out at the sentence of Viktor Bout, who was given a 25-year jail term by a US court.
At issue is whether prosecutors failed to turn over key information to defense lawyers that would have helped Daniel Taylor, whose defense seemed ironclad: he had been arrested on unrelated charges before the murders occurred and was not released unt
A US judge has sentenced Russian businessman Viktor Bout to 25 years behind bars
Three men pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of trafficking high-powered rifles and other guns to Mexico from Arizona under the botched "Fast and Furious" federal sting operation tied to the murder of a U.S. federal agent.
The notorious New Orleans jail where inmates were abandoned during Katrina faces a new lawsuit over egregious conditions.
In the investigation into the murders of Brown and Goldman, Jason Simpson was never considered a suspect or a person of interest. The 41-year-old lives in Miami, where he reportedly works as a chef. HuffPost was unable to reach Simpson for comment Mo
Judge Scheindlin rejected the notion of life imprisonment because she believed that had Mr. Bout not been ensnared in a sting operation, “there’s no reason to believe that Bout would have ever committed the charged crimes.”
Nearly 50 percent of Vietnamese companies admit to bribing officials in order to bid on contracts, a new survey shows, but experts say the real figure could be far higher.
Since the microblogging service exploded in popularity just a few short years ago, Twitter’s most egregious problem has been spam. Type ‘iPad’ in a tweet, and expect a deluge of twitterbots @replying you with fake offers of $99 discount tablets.
'Danziger Bridge' shootings symbolized culture of lawlessness by NOLA police
A man described by police as among Britain’s most wanted criminals has been arrested in a vehicle carjacked from a young mother — and found with her two toddlers still strapped in the back seats.
The Department of Defense approved of charges Wednesday against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay prisoners for their involvement in the September 11 attacks.
Accused September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four suspected co-conspirators were ordered to stand trial before a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal, the Pentagon said, a move that throws the politically charged case into the limelight in an
Four officers, along with a fifth who helped cover up the 2005 crimes, are sentenced to between six and 65 years in prison
Six organizations looking to reform U.S. drug laws urged President Barack Obama to halt raids on medical marijuana providers following the raid on Oaksterdam University in California.
The allegations, some of which were stunning, led to an extended court hearing where the judge and attorneys for both the prosecution and defense questioned each panelist — 12 deliberating jurors and three remaining alternates.
A partially redacted police report detailing the initial investigation in the Feb. 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin has surfaced. The report contains details that conflict with several rumors surrounding the case. The report states that George Zim
Just three weeks after after Yahoo filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook, the social giant struck back on Tuesday with a counterclaim alleging Yahoo is infringing on 10 of Facebook’s own software patents.
Siding with security needs over privacy rights, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that jailers may subject people arrested for minor offenses to invasive strip searches.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that those arrested for even minor violations may be strip-searched before being admitted to jail, saying safety concerns outweigh personal privacy rights. The court’s conservatives ruled against a New Jersey man who
“The student denies it. The parents of the student are upset that this has gone where it has. They don’t have anything bad to say about Sarah,” attorney said after the allegations surfaced. “Sarah denies it. There’s no victim. There’s nobody saying,
As the Trayvon Martin controversy splinters into a debate about self-defense, a central question remains: Who was heard crying for help on a 911 call in the moments before the teenager was shot? An expert in the field of forensic voice identificat