Data from Virginia's post-conviction DNA project support the innocence of 33 persons convicted of sexual assaults from 1973 to 1987 concludes an Urban Institute study. Findings released today indicate more people remain to be cleared by the Virgin
"Solitary confinement does one thing: It breaks a man's will to live and he ends up deteriorating. He's never the same person again," said Graves, who served over 18 years in a Texas prison before being exonerated of all crimes in 2010.
An Indian father cut off his daughter’s head and paraded it around his village after becoming enraged over her relationships with men, police in the western state of Rajasthan said Tuesday.
The Chicago Police Department was recorded harassing these people as they got into town. They were called “Commie faggots” and other obscene epitaphs. These very same individuals recorded the incident and put the video online.
The prosecution of Schaeffer Cox, 28, founder of the Alaska Peacekeepers Militia, and two followers, tested the limits of free-speech rights and the point at which violent talk can be interpreted as a threat to act violently.
After 8 weeks, 46 witnesses, 2 dozing jurors and an estimated $2 million-$3 million spent in taxpayer money, the Roger Clemens trial has finally come to a close. The verdict: Not guilty on 3 counts of making false statements, not guilty on two counts
Audio recordings from phone calls Florida gunman Zimmerman made while in jail were released. The 6 phone calls are part of the state's evidence alleging that Zimmerman and his wife, misled the court during an bond hearing.
The case of an honors student in Texas shines light on a national problem: teens going to jail for absurd reasons.
But he is serving a federal prison sentence for it. And the fact that everyone — including the U.S.Justice Department— agrees that he is legally innocent might not be enough to set him free. That he is innocent might not be enough to set him free.
After a series of disputes and delays, U.S. investigators will have no choice but to turn over evidence against Kim Dotcom, founder of the shuttered cloud storage website MegaUpload, and his co-defendants, New Zealand’s highest court has ruled.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is playing his pot card.
There is a Lawsuit filed in Federal Court to unbind all delegates It’s not over till it’s over. Please read this statement from Richard Gilbert the Lawyer who filed the lawsuit in Federal Court Monday free of charge.
States could save taxpayers more than $66,000 per year each time they released one of the 246,600 elderly prisoners nationwide, according to a new ACLU report.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown lambasted Rupert Murdoch before Britain's media ethics inquiry on Monday
Gaines was convicted of battery because his accusers were state-licensed practitioners of aggressive violence – a fact he pointed out during his sentencing hearing before Pilshaw. “You’re not respecting my authority,” lectured Pilshaw.
Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, who killed Trayvon Martin, was arrested on one count of perjury for knowingly making false statements during the April hearing, was booked into jail and released on $1,000 bond.
Guantanamo Bay detainees rebuked by Supreme Court
Hold onto your holsters, folks: shooting a cop dead is now legal in the state of Indiana.
The neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the killing of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin will get a new bond hearing at the end of this month after his bail was revoked last week, court officials said.
A judge threw a 17-year-old 11th grade honor student from Willis High School in jail after she missed school again ...
After a judge in Texas sentenced a 17-year-old girl to a night in jail for missing school, critics across the country responded by condemning the court’s decision.
The US Supreme Court ruled this week that it will not allow the four private security guards indicted in a 2007 Iraqi massacre to appeal charges related to the slaying.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has saved Florida taxpayers a whopping $200,000 . . . by eliminating the state’s two-year-old Innocence Commission. This would be the state that has seen 12 DNA exonerations since the onset of DNA testing, and 23 exoneratio
What's interesting to note in the Motions in limine filed in this case is that we (the plaintiff) filed a single 4-page motion with the court dealing specifically with exclusion of hearsay testimony & any issues not directly related to the specific i
Just when we thought we’ve seen the worst from the Baltimore Police Department, we are now learning they charged a man with attempted murder for doing nothing more than video recording a fight last year.
Cox got involved in politics as an organizer for Republican Ron Paul's 2008 presidential campaign and ran for the state legislature that year, losing in the GOP primary. Afterwards he wanted to continue with his political activism
George Zimmerman was booked into jail Sunday after surrendering to authorities before an afternoon deadline, the Seminole County sheriff said. Zimmerman met two members of the sheriff's office in a business parking lot about 1:25 p.m. Sunday and w
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was recently sentenced to life in prison for complicity in the killing of unarmed demonstrators during the first six days of protests that ended his rule last February. The Boston Globe reports, “With the nati
Unless the state has packed some good stuff in this next round of discovery, I'm not seeing much of a case. Most of the state's witnesses seem to help George Zimmerman's self-defense case, and the others don't hurt it.
And he might be innocent. “It’s very frustrating when there are bloody footprints at a murder scene and five years go by without any real investigation into the circumstances,” the Judge told the prosecutor who made the request.