Former Williamson County District Judge Ken Anderson has been released from prison. Anderson served just five days of a 10-day jail sentence. He was given credit good behavior and for one day previously served.
A jury, by 8-4 vote, decided not to kill Mario Woodward for murdering police officer Keith Houts. In most places, that would be the end of it. But not Alabama. Oh no. In Alabama, judges “override” the jury. Death! So sayeth the Judge,
Draft of post-2014 deal, published by Afghan foreign ministry, says US troops will be immune from Afghan prosecution.
Federal prosecutors in New York dropped a bombshell in their response to a bail request from alleged Silk Road owner Ross Ulbricht.
About two dozen loyal family members and friends of alleged Silk Road owner Ross Ulbricht have rallied around him to pledge more than $1 million to get him released on bail, according to an application submitted to the court by his attorney.
This case has the added disturbing element of an allegation of a conflict of interest by Preska who refused to recuse herself from the case despite the fact that her husband was an alleged victim of the hacking.
A Vietnamese former banker and his business associate have been sentenced to death for their part in the embezzlement of $25 million, state media has reported.
Subpoenas have been issued demanding correspondence and donor information of right-leaning organizations and individuals and raids have been conducted resulting in police taking computers and files in a secret investigation,
Costa Rica judge sentences 2 bodyguards at Bundchen-Brady wedding to prison
Dad usually suggests we leave a little early because leaving is the "elephant in the room" that we're all trying to avoid.
In this speech, Marc will share his first-hand observations from the front line of the judicial system on the government’s steady encroachments into personal rights.
Convicted for a murder no one has ever proven he committed, sentenced to life without parole at the age of 18 because the judge and jury had no other choice, confined for 16 years in solitary for petty offenses in prison, made severely mentally ill b
Holder said Justice officials have not given up efforts to repatriate Snowden, who has received asylum in Russia, to stand trial on charges under the Espionage Act for taking and leaking classified documents about surveillance programs.
An update on the creeping surveillance state: An alarming report out of Puerto Rico finds that some ankle bracelets given to suspects out on bail or parole may have the ability to listen to and record conversations.
Embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon says federal authorities wanted him to wear a wire and record conversations with the Senate leader and another lawmaker. After he refused they tried to ruin his reputation by raiding his offices and leaking an affida
An Air Force colonel accused of assaulting a young woman outside a Crystal City bar this past spring has been acquitted by an Arlington jury. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 42, was head of the Air Force’s sexual assault prevention branch when he was
A propane gas tank rigged up as a homemade bomb exploded in flames outside a courthouse before dawn on Wednesday in the southwestern Oregon town of Medford. No one was hurt and damage was minor, police said.
The saga of the 2d Circuit panel’s bizarre war with Judge Shira Scheindlin in the stop & frisk cases, Ligon and Floyd, continues to spiral out of control, as the judge and both plaintiffs have sought to undo the ruling.
The Georgia Court of Appeals has ordered new trials for five men convicted of serious crimes in Fayette County because their trial judge was having an undisclosed affair with the defendants’ public defender.
Bennett, suffering from the twin curse of integrity and skill, set about explaining that there would be no fairy godmother waving her wand and setting free the people convicted under the now-unconstitutional law. Instead, he tried to explain,
It remains unclear how rats215 obtained the victim’s testimony, the Inquirer said. The case was handled by a secret indicting grand jury — a practice the Pennsylvania Supreme Court authorized last year to protect witnesses in violent crime cases.
Today in Texas, former prosecutor and judge Ken Anderson pled guilty to intentionally failing to disclose evidence in a case that sent an innocent man, Michael Morton, to prison for the murder of his wife. When trying the case as a prosecutor
The only evidence was the testimony of a friend, who later recanted, and testimony from an eyewitness who also later recanted. Police found hair, fingerprints, and bloody footprints around the body body, but none implicated him.
In May 2013, I was the target of an attempted entrapment. Whether it was a federal agent attempting to entrap me on a contrived material support for terrorism charge or simply an individual’s attempt to embarrass me and discredit AntiPolygraph.org
A San Jose police detective who investigated sex crimes has pleaded guilty to exchanging sexually explicit photos with a girl he believed to be 17 years old, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Saffioti failed to make a court date on a misdemeanor charge for pot possession. In July of last year, he surrendered himself to Snohomish County, Washington authorities, who promptly jailed him.
Narcotics search turned up nothing, but man was billed by hospital for EIGHT anal probes; All because he ‘clenched his buttocks’ during routine traffic stop (PUBLISHER RECOMMENDED - Watch VIDEO)
A Little Birdie called to tell me that he is in Washington D.C. right now waiting for the release of Adam Kokesh from incarceration and that a deal was struck. Adam will be sentenced in early 2014... developing.
Former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi dropped drunken driving charges against Bisard after learning the blood test showing a 0.19 percent blood alcohol level wasn't taken by an authorized technician at a hospital as required under state law.
Amanda Cruz was adjusting her seatbelt at a traffic light. Little did she know for doing so, she would have to spend the rest of the night behind bars. The 11th Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled that her jailing was entirely appropriate.