There are many reasons that it sucks to be in prison, but one of them is that it can cost more than eight bucks to make a 15-minute phone call—and private companies are collecting that dough.
Right now, a suspected terrorist is sitting in the bowels of a U.S. Navy warship somewhere between the Mediterranean Sea and Washington, D.C. Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged leader of the September 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya..
It is with a great sense of relief and thankfulness I can now report all charges are dropped against my client Dr. Sami Al-Arian. Minutes ago, US District Judge Anthony Trenga dismissed the indictment against Dr. Al-Arian.
Paul Hildwin, 54, will remain on death row as he waits to find out whether Florida intends to prosecute him for a second time
Does the law allow that? And should it?
One of the inmates has filed a lawsuit against the state to prevent his recapture, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
On the day of Gelfgatt's arrest, after being informed of his right to remain silent, he told the authorities that he was able to decrypt his computers but would not do so.
Scalia was insistent that the court should have gone further
In an outrageous illustration of government corruption gone mad, traffic court clerks in Los Angeles County have resorted to telling defendants who want to plead not guilty to traffic citations that traffic ticket trials are 'not permitted due to bud
Liz Jones (r3VOLutionary) on Eric Cantor losing re-election - David Ridler (activist from Michigan) says hello - Lynn Ulbricht (mother of Dread Pirate Roberts, Ross Ulbricht) on her plight to get her son out of jail - Carla Gericke (Pres FSP) on Porc
Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.
Where is the outrage? Where are the judges throwing warrant applications back in the faces of cops and prosecutions, screaming about their integrity and due process and, well, lying to the court?
An undercover FBI agent infiltrated the group and spent months building a case against Winters, who the agent said was planning a bloody, heavily-armed "last stand" against law enforcement officials. "We're glad to report that Mr. Winters did the
At the start of the trial, in a surprise move, the prosecution produced a jailhouse informant to testify against Adrian Thomas. Prosecutors claimed they had forgotten all about Terry until the day before the trial started.
Months after an evening that irrevocably changed 2 young people's lives, Kopin, a 21-year-old former Brown U. student, sounds genuinely shaken as he recounts his reaction to an email that confronted him with a stark accusation
It's really a matter of protection. Within an hour of my giving a name, two agents will knock on their door to explain to them the penalties and prison time they will face for testifying on behalf of the defense.
The Washington Free Beacon reports discussions between the Justice Department's National Security Division and Plato Cacheris, a long-term Washington defense lawyer representing Edward Snowden, could reach an agreement on allowing the whistleblower b
Megaupload founder in bid to prove US authorities aided by New Zealand illegally targeted him at behest of Hollywood studios
Ronald Williams, 29, fired five shots in the air to scare off what he said were four gay men flirting with him. He was conviction in 2010 of four counts of aggravated assault. He was given an 80 year sentence.
Contrary to the government's claims, Hammond did not mastermind the hack against Stratfor, but was told to target the Texas-based intelligence firm after Monsegur was made aware of a vulnerability in its network by a mysterious hacker
Introduction: Paul Armentano is the Deputy Director of NORML and the NORML Foundation. He has reviewed and commented upon thousands of academic studies and white papers pertinent to cannabis use and its impact on behavior.
The billionaire heir to the SC Johnson fortune — who confessed to repeatedly sexually assaulting his 12 year old stepdaughter — received a 4 -month jail sentence from a judge who cited the family's importance
About 25% of the total US adult black population has a felony, while 6.5% of adult non-blacks have a felony conviction. About 8.6% of the adult population has a felony conviction.
A NYC Dept of Investigation implicated Charles Hynes, the Brooklyn district attorney, in the improper use of money seized from drug dealers and other criminal defendants to pay a political consultant more than $200,000
When the judge overseeing the Aurora movie theater shooting case issued a string of orders rebuffing defense criticism of his work, the rulings landed in prosecutors' inboxes, the public case file and the court's website.
Ademo Freeman (Co-Founder of CopBlock.Org) prepares for wiretapping retrial despite already having served sentence
Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal was arrested for DUI after she not only struck a car while driving drunk but it turned out to be a cruiser of the Broward County Sheriff's Department. She is the third such judge in the county to be arrested.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a man who confessed to murder after he was tortured by the notorious Chicago Police Dept detective Jon Burge cannot sue the city, since he already settled with it in 1988 for $3,000.
“Make them cry,” exhorted an IRS instructor.... "Enforcement. Seizure and sales. That’s our mind-set…. You’re not out there to take any prisoners. Prisoners are like an installment agreement. They have to be fed and clothed and housed
Attorneys for Matthew Livers and Nicholas Sampson filed garnishment claims against the St. Paul Travelers Cos. for $6.6 million — the sum awarded in a federal civil rights case against former Douglas County crime lab