The Justice Department was once all too eager to announce its prosecution of Aaron Swartz and issue press releases on how they piled on additional counts against him. However, after Swartz committed suicide in response to its unrelenting prosecution,
James Holmes, who dressed up as The Joker and shot up a movie theater full of people in Colorado, had been taking Zoloft, the same dangerous psychotropic drug that the Columbine killer, Eric Harris, had been taking along with a drug called
He says he was making small talk with his physical therapist, complaining about what he considers to be lax security at his granddaughter’s school, when the therapist claimed Davis made a threatening comment about going into the school and opening fi
Stunned police officials in Jackson, Miss., are trying to determine how a suspect was able to shoot and kill a homicide detective inside an interrogation room at police headquarters — and how the suspect himself ended up dead.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling reportedly has a chance of getting out of prison early because the government is considering a deal to cut his sentence.
A man who spent 42 years in prison walked free yesterday, released because the evidence that he had committed arson was faulty.
Italian police on Thursday arrested a priest accused of defrauding a Vatican-linked hospital in Rome that he managed of four million euros ($5.1 million), part of which he used to buy an 18-room villa in Tuscany set on 23 hectares of land.
Law enforcement officials are searching for two men potentially connected to the killing of a top Colorado prisons official, warning that they are both armed and dangerous members of a white supremacist gang.
Three weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled, “A Huge Hunger Strike at Guantánamo,” in which I reported the stories emerging from Guantánamo of a prison-wide hunger strike, the most severe since George W. Bush was president, and the gulf between what
A Western New York man now faces seven years in prison for violating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new gun control-law, the NY Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (or SAFE Act).
Neuroscientists can predict whether felons are likely to commit crimes again from looking at their brain scans. Convicts showing low activity in a brain region associated with decision-making and action are more likely to be arrested again, and soone
“There was a fair amount of debate because some of the intel guys didn’t want to stop the interrogation,” said a former administration official. “Others were getting antsy because they thought the longer you hold the guy and don’t Mirandize him,
Federal criminal law permits prosecutors to charge people with "crimes" even though they have not broken the law. Prosecutors make up their own narratives and federal judges and juries always buy them no matter how outlandish.
His lawyer, Chief Deputy Public Defender David Brown, argued that Gonzalez thought he was defending his brother and a friend from excessive force by the CHP.
Tierra Colorada, Mexico, Mar 27 (EFE).- A vigilante group has released the 12 police officers and six civilians it took hostage in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero after cutting a deal with prosecutors, spokesmen for the grassroots organization
As a former prosecutor and now criminal defense attorney practicing in Florida, I offer some insights gained by experience for the patriotic reader.
A 19-year-old North Hollywood man has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for aiming a laser pointer at a commercial aircraft — a steep punishment going well beyond the year federal prosecutors were seeking.
The Ranta case may weigh on Hynes, 77, as he prepares to seek a seventh term in office. Hynes suddenly appears vulnerable to younger challengers after a series of wrongful convictions by his office were overturned.
Resisting arrest is not a crime. It is a common-law right, the exercise of which is treated as if it were a crime.
A Somali national indicted on federal terrorism charges pleaded guilty nearly a year and a half ago, Justice Department officials announced Monday, disclosing a previously secret agreement with prosecutors.
“I never thought I would see the day when a Justice Department would claim that only the most extreme infliction of pain and physical abuse constitutes torture and that acts that are merely cruel, inhuman and degrading are consistent with United Stat
Governor John Hickenlooper is friends with the father of the former Colorado prison inmate who is being investigated in the murders of the state prison's chief and a pizza delivery man. Hickenlooper told 9Wants to Know in an interview on Friday that
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has pulled prosecutors out of all traffic court and domestic violence cases after her office laid off 22 prosecutors due to budget cuts. Now, with Detroit cutting its police force to a dangerous level, the chances o
Here is an excerpt from dying Irag War veteran Tomas Young to the war criminals Bush and Cheney.
I am about to share something with you that may blow your mind.
No decent person has anything but contempt for Drug Kingpins – but it’s difficult to see how Prohibition Profiteers are any less contemptible. And they’re hardly the only people who have become wealthy by monetizing the misery generated in the prison
A prominent New Jersey defense attorney was convicted by a federal jury on Monday of facilitating a laundry list of crimes through his law firm, including the murder of an FBI informant, drug trafficking and prostitution.
An ongoing debate over the rights of homeowners to raise and keep their own chickens may soon gain an audience in the Virgina Supreme Court.
The evil unleashed on the people of Iraq has been painstakingly obscured behind a tapestry of lies
Brooks was convicted in 1998 on counts of child endangerment, lewdness, and sexual assault. From day one, he insists he did nothing wrong and that he was railroaded for his unapologetic, no hold's barred, political speech exposing corruption in high