Judge orders release of US Marine detained for Facebook posts
Alex covers the abduction and disappearance of former Marine Brandon Raub who was involuntarily committed to a psych ward for the crime of criticizing the government.
Jon Corzine is a contemporary Richard Nixon: a low rent thief, liar, and American success story.
An Alabama man is fighting city officials to keep his wife buried in his front yard.
The date for oral argument in the censorship lawsuit against Phoenix is set for August 23rd -- and you can attend.
Murray County Chief Magistrate Judge Bryant Cochran has resigned, ending a judicial ethics investigation that included the judge’s practice of distributing pre-signed, blank arrest and search warrants to local law enforcement officers.
A Muslim rights group criticized a federal judge, complaining he had compared the civil liberties of Muslim Americans to a "hideous sea monster" while tossing out a lawsuit over the infiltration of California mosques by an FBI informant.
Brazilian judge rules environmental and rights activists' concerns regarding massive $11bn project must be addressed.
A federal judge Tuesday threw out a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government and the FBI over the agency’s spying on Orange County Muslims, ruling that allowing the suit to go forward would risk divulging sensitive state secrets.
In a motion filed last month, O'Mara claimed Lester made "gratuitous" and "disparaging remarks" about Zimmerman and showed bias in a July 5 ruling that raised Zimmerman's bond from $150,000 to $1 million.
Isaih explained it was a unicycle, but the judge didn’t budge. After learning what an ACD was, Isaih didn’t want to take it — and asked to go back before the judge to ask for a trial. Delury had read up on the law by Isaih’s second appearance a
This weekend, judges, lawyers and staff of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will convene in Hawaii, for a government-funded conference they refused to cancel despite pressure from GOP lawmakers who balked at the junket's $1 million price tag.
Without accountability, says former watchdog, the 'unending parade of megabanks scandals will inevitably continue'
Score two for the movement against nuclear power in this country.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government is immune to wireless wiretapping lawsuits in a decision that the plaintiff’s attorney says releases Washington and the White House from ever being held accountable for spying on citizens.
In most court cases, documents are available to the public, but Judge William Sylvester sealed the Holmes case on July 20 at the request of prosecutors. Major media organizations have asked the judge to unseal the documents, citing the public's right
A North Dakota court has preliminarily upheld the first-ever use of an unmanned drone to assist in the arrest of an American citizen. A judge denied a request to dismiss charges Wednesday against Rodney Brossart, a man arrested last year
A Virginia mother agreed to 50 hours of community service after her 4-year-old daughter used chalk to draw on rocks on Belle Isle in Richmond. A judge determined there was enough evidence to convict her on charges of vandalism
The University of Colorado went into CYA mode, and has lucked out now that the judge in the case has ruled that the University is exempt from open-records laws on matters related to the killings. Court records have been altered to remove mention of t
540 days in jail for dancing, smoking cannabis, going to court, and riding a bike. "Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree", is a feature-length documentary chronicling liberty activist Derrick J Freeman's exciting first year of activism in The Shire.
Almost a year after the New Jersey Supreme Court made a sweeping ruling aimed at resolving the "troubling lack of reliability in eyewitness identifications," it issued instructions on Thursday for judges to give jurors to help them better evaluate su
A girl who was sexually assaulted now faces jail time for talking about it publicly. Savannah Dietrich, 17, could be locked up on contempt-of-court charges for tweeting the names of her attackers after they got a sweetheart plea bargain
Groups in court battle Myriad Genetics' patents on breast, ovarian cancer genes
Government is engaged in a promotional campaign that courts have forsaken their constitutional role as neutral arbiters and when it comes to drunk driving, are part of the inquisitorial system, locking arms with cops to imprison people.
For the past six years, Michael Salman and his family and friends have diligently documented every chapter of their fight against the City of Phoenix over a building in the Salman's backyard. In a YouTube video shot July 9th, 2012, Salman is surro
If the police steal your car, you may eventually get it back — if you’re willing to pay ransom for the privilege of letting a judge decide if the thieves get to keep it permanently.
An Indiana man faces five years in prison because he criticized the judge and the custody evaluator in his divorce and custody case. Here’s Dan Brewington’s website and here’s a link to his brief appealing his criminal convictions.
Roden appealed citing text messages should have been suppressed as evidence because they were protected under the Washington Privacy Act, which requires police get consent before intercepting a private communication transmitted by telephone.
When New Hampshire Governor John Lynch signed HB 146 into law on June 18, the Granite State became the first in the nation to enact a measure explicitly recognizing and protecting the indispensable right of jury nullification.
Supreme Court Lets Stand Student's $675,000 Penalty For Downloading ...