The Pennsylvania Senate on Thursday sent to Governor Tom Corbett a bill that allows crime victims to sue to prevent inmates from making public statements that cause "mental anguish."
For the second time in two years, a mistrial has been declared in the officer-involved shooting death of a seven-year-old Detroit girl.
Does everybody remember the story of Texas teenager Jacob Lavoro, which we covered in an edition of The Morning Roar a few months ago?
A woman in Lenoir City, Tennessee is headed to jail because of her messy, overgrown yard. Karen Holloway was cited by the city last summer for her failure to maintain a neat and orderly yard. She received a citation in the mail,
A federal judge sentenced a "sovereign citizen" who targeted court and law enforcement officials with bogus liens to seven years in prison – beyond what even prosecutors had recommended for "paper terrorism.".
Washington County prosecutors will no longer use a Cornelius cop as a witness following a federal jury's decision that the officer fabricated evidence during a 2010 drug case, according to a letter released Thursday.
FOX16 News, Arkansas--The Yell County Juvenile Detention Center uses this restraint mechanism called the "wrap system".
The judge said it doesn't matter whether the government unlawfully accessed the severs because Ulbricht has no right to challenge the seizure of the servers. "Thus, whatever methods used—lawful or otherwise—are beyond this court's purview
These days, serve and protect seems much more like SERVE and COLLECT. As in 'serve' a ticket, 'collect' a fine. You've heard of it by now. For the last several years, civil rights groups have been fighting police departments in court ov
The Justice Department says a Russian man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for a conspiracy to illegally export high-tech military night vision equipment.
A Monroe County man was building himself a log cabin and raising a garden on an isolated and beautiful plot of land in the mountains of East Tennessee.
Around the world, millions are effectively punished before they are tried. Legally entitled to be considered innocent and released pending trial, many accused are instead held in pretrial detention, where they are subjected to torture, exposed to lif
A Florida inmate was found dead in solitary confinement after writing a letter to her family about threats made against her by a prison guard. Latandra Ellington wrote she feared for her life because one of the corrections officers had threatened
With only a month until the scheduled trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of the Silk Road drug site, Ulbricht's defense lawyers have zeroed in on the argument that the U.S. government illegally hacked the billion-dollar black market site t
My daughter in law spent two weeks in the County Jail.
The Boston Marathon bombing is much more important than has been acknowledged, principally because it is the major domestic national security event since 9-11 and has played a major role in expanding the power of the security state.
Judge Gladys Kessler dismissed the government's argument that an open hearing would jeopardise national security.
US military officials scrambling to decide fate of 13 detainees currently held without charge at Afghanistan detention facility.
Government documents handed over to defendant Ross Ulbricht's defense team have prompted the defense to cry foul. Ulbricht attorney wrote the "explanation of how the FBI discovered the server's IP address is implausible."
After two years of investigation, Justice officials do not believe that they have sufficient evidence to bring federal charges. George Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder and manslaughter in a state trial
The Miami-Dade Police Department has opened an investigation into a private prison transport company after a woman who had shoplifted died in its cramped van during a grueling 1,000 mile trip.
Case against former Guantánamo Bay detainee collapsed after secret intelligence material was handed to prosecutors.
In Brooklyn—where blacks make up a third of the population—black defendants faced 69% of all charges brought before the trafficking court. And face a whopping 94% of charges on the offense of "loitering for the purposes of prostitution."
A boy was accused of taking a backpack. The courts took the next three years of his life...waiting for a trial.
Judge Woodard "has now thrown the verdict out and closed the case." What exactly that means, what was the basis for the action, is unexplained. Maybe that's because no one knows? The judge offered no explanation for her actions,
Wearing a "Fuck the Police" t-shirt, Michael Burns entered a Broward courtroom with a videographer in tow, preparing to fight the obstructed license plate citation he received earlier this year after he was pulled over for video recording deputi
Police are claiming they need these devices to stop "weapons of mass destruction," though they just use them to spy on people suspected of everyday crimes. US Marshals have been instructing police to lie to courts
Daniel Saulmon, Southern Californian's notorious video activist, spent 4 days in a crowded county jail this week after refusing a plea deal that would have forbade him from flying his quadcopter for 2 years within Los Angeles County.
Smith said one of the jurors chosen for the retrial, whom he described as an obese, male school teacher, told him State Attorney Angela Corey "would have a hard time proving to a court that I am fat; there would still be reasonable doubt."
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that bans prisons from sterilizing inmates without their consent, his office said after media reports and a audit showed officials failed to obtain consent from dozens of incarcerated women.