A homeless couple that was shot 15 times by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies has been awarded $4.1 million by a federal judge.
Kansas Judge David Byrn was the presiding judge in the case of Robert Nelson, 49, who was sentenced to 70 years for a rape that he insisted that he did not commit. Byrn refused repeated requests from Nelson to prove his innocence
Gov't says Bernanke should not have to testify in AIG case absent extraordinary circumstances
A federal appeals court has ruled Michigan’s Depression-era law that criminalizes begging is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment.
U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled on Monday that the New York City police department has violated the Constitution in how it implements a stop-and-frisk policy that targets certain groups of citizens.
Parents in Tennessee came to court to deal with a dispute over the last name to be used for their 7-month-old son. However, Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew ordered the first name to be changed because the parents had named the boy “Messiah.”
The owner of an Albany, N.Y. strip club called Nite Moves has hired one of America's best free speech lawyers to help him convince the Supreme Court that taxes on lap dances should be illegal, The Daily Gazette reports.
Snowden's father and Bruce Fein just issued a vicious beat down ...it was on George Stephanopoulos this morning...8/11/13
Firearms. Practice, Civil, Action in the nature of certiorari, Judicial review of license to carry firearms. License. Statute, Construction. Administrative Law, Regulations. Words, "Suitable Person".
The case revolves around Bitcoin Savings and Trust, a virtual Bitcoin-based hedge fund suspected of being a scam. BTCST shut down in August 2012, and the Securities and Exchange Commission formally charged founder Trendon Shavers
Calling All California Lawyers (and Others Who Want to Help Abused Homeowners)! Please Ask California Court of Appeal to Publish an Important Pro-Borrower Chain of Title Ruling
That did not stop Judge Amy Salerno from chastising a jury for finding a defendant not guilty. Even more worrisome is the alleged statement of the judge that the verdict did not matter because she was not done with the defendant.
In 2009, I wrote about Judge Mark A. Ciavarella, one of two Pennsylvania judges who was paid bribes by a private prison contractor to send black children to prison and keep the for-profit prisons full.
Big Pharma Wyeth will pay nearly a half-billion dollars in penalties to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from improper marketing of its prescription drug, Rapamune.
With a .45 caliber legally strapped to his side, Jordan McManus decided to photograph the federal courthouse in Phoenix, realizing he would probably draw attention from police, especially after reading about Raymond Michael’s experience
The film and music industries have been waging a war against file sharing through the courts for years, but have more recently started working with governments and ISPs to stop sharing at the source.
The judge overseeing the trial examining the constitutionality of the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices had a novel idea for how to reduce illegal police stops.
The Fifth Circuit Court ruled the state can collect all of the location history data from your cellular phone without a warrant, and they can compel service providers, through the threat of force, to hand over data without any probable cause.
Judge Napolitano - Reaction To Bradley Manning Verdict
Recently declared by Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to be "the world's most outdated law," a little known U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy that steals up to half of American raisin farmers' harvest while providing little or no compensa
Judges reject Paul Lamb's request for help from doctors to die but allow another man to get help to travel to Swiss clinic
A judge has ordered Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, to testify about the bailout of AIG in a case where the government is accused of illegally appropriating the insurer and using it “to covertly funnel billions of dollars to foreign entit
The Pepsi-owned Naked Juice brand will soon be getting a labeling makeover following a lawsuit that challenged the processed food giant's indiscriminate and deceptive use of the word "natural."
International Day of Solidarity as the whistleblower awaits sentencing, faces 11th hour switch in charges
The verdict in the court-martial of Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, accused of the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history, will be read on Tuesday, the presiding judge said on Monday.
The oil services giant Halliburton agreed Thursday to plead guilty to destroying evidence during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in 2010, admitting to one count of criminal conduct and agreeing to pay the $200,000 maximum statutory fine....
For years, the Coca-Cola Company has been deceptively marketing its "vitaminwater" beverage brand as a healthy alternative to plain water
The silliest part of any guilty plea is the part when the court asks if anyone has threatened or coerced the defendant into pleading guilty.
A secret court on Friday extended the National Security Agency’s authority to collect and store the phone records of tens of millions of American cellphone customers, the top U.S. intelligence official confirmed.
A federal judge has upheld a verdict that strips a Pennsylvania family of their grandfather’s gold coins — worth an estimated $80 million — and has ordered ownership transferred to the US government.