A Florida judge started a fistfight with a lawyer outside his courtroom. Judge John Murphy challenged a public defender with the phrase "Let's go out back and I'll beat your ass." The remark was made in the trial chamber. The lawyer, Andr
"The city's practice of having officers sign the notice to appear without reviewing a photograph of the registered owner is arguably a routine practice of perjury by the officers."
Court deputies had to break up a physical fight between a Brevard County judge and a public defender after an argument during a hearing on Monday. Judge John Murphy is accused of punching veteran public defender
The spineless weasels of the U.S. Supreme Court have declined to hear reporter James Risen's case expressing his right to protect a confidential source. The Obama DOJ wants to force Risen to reveal sources for his 2006 book
The owner of a bakery in Lakewood said he will no longer sell wedding cakes after the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled he did discriminate against a gay couple when he refused to sell them a cake.
Earlier this month the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. Department of Agriculture taking 47% of a farmer's harvest does not violate the Fifth Amendment's takings clause as long as the government aims to drive up crop prices.
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.
"People are not at liberty to speak whenever, however, and wherever they please," Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ruled for the court. "In that regard, we have recognized that securing the safety of the president is a vital concern."
In order to secure long-term, effective obedience from humans, some rationale beyond a fear of violence must be used. People must believe that obeying the enforcer’s word is the right thing to do. That’s why codes of law invoke some type of unseen hi
We have been following the continuing abuse of citizens who are detained or arrested for filming police in public. (For prior columns, click here and here).
A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA repor
A Mississippi judge was accused of striking a mentally disabled black man and yelling, “Run, nigger, run.” The family of 20-year-old Eric Rivers filed a complaint against Madison County Justice Court Judge Bill Weisenberger
About 2:50 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2012, Elli flashed his headlights after passing police. He was stopped and ticketed.
“She was having a conversation with a female agent, and trying to give the agents the lock code,” Ilana Lipsen claimed. Then this one agent charged at her, threw her, kicked her legs out from under her, and when she was falling,
Cecily McMillan is an Occupy protester who was seized from behind by a goon thug cop–a goon thug with a long record of abuse of authority–by her boobs.
For the first time, the founder of an encrypted email startup that was supposed to insure privacy for all reveals how the FBI and the US legal system made sure we don't have the right to much privacy in the first place.
"An open letter to members of the New Jersey District Court, FBI, and DOJ consisting of an invoice for services rendered."
A web of deception has finally been untangled: the Justice Department got the US supreme court to dismiss a case that could have curtailed the NSA's dragnet. Why?
Two Senators accused the Justice Dept of lying about NSA warrantless surveillance to the US supreme court last year, and those falsehoods all but ensured that mass spying on Americans would continue.
People in Europe can now ask Google to delete sensitive information from its internet search results, a European court ruled on Tuesday.
A mother in Huntsville, Alabama, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against police alleging that they were responsible for killing her son during a drug sting.
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced the editor of an Internet forum he founded to discuss the role of religion in the conservative Islamic kingdom to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes, Saudi media reported on Wednesday.
A New Hampshire man has the right to drive around the New England state with a license plate reading "COPSLIE," the state's top court ruled on Wednesday.
“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a Socialist.
“The U.S. Supreme Court Decision … Means the Nation Has Entered a Post-Constitutional Era”
What is shocking to me about this case is that the CAS’s depthless pockets for protective litigation services weren’t enough to stave off justice. I receive on average a CAS horror story a week — mostly well-documented narratives from fathers similar
Alabama’s chief justice: Buddha didn’t create us so First Amendment only protects Christians
A California man has been taken off death row after the Santa Clara District Attorney’s office declined to retry the penalty phase of his murder trial. Miguel Bacigalupo’s death sentence was vacated by the California Supreme Court late last year due
Supreme Court Denies NDAA Lawsuit