Whether one believes Ronnie Coogle had a change of heart when his word was used to justify the killing of a guy who smoked pot, it's hard to come up with why a guy who always put his self-interest first would now risk his life.
The call came while Hal Finney was in the final stages of his five-year battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. When the phone rang, his wife Fran was giving him a shower, with help from his nurse.
A group of liberty activists is organizing an effort to educate the New York Public about jury nullification.
A four-year-old Virginia boy with attention deficit disorder (ADD) was handcuffed and shackled, then taken away in a squad car after his teacher and principal were unable to calm him down,
A 12-year-old Michigan boy who stabbed a 9-year-old to death in August -- and then called 911 and said, "I just stabbed somebody, please pick me up, I want to die" -- will be charged as an adult after a psychologist decided he was fit to stand
Charles DiRosa, 27, has been criminally charged in Chicopee, Massachusetts after he posted "Put Wings on Pigs" to Facebook. It was a despicable act after the murder of 2 NY police officers, but it was protected speech.
In Washington state earlier this month, an appeals court threw out a murder conviction based on shoddy work by the defense. But the court also took the prosecutor to task for something even stranger: a bad PowerPoint presentation.
It took almost five months, but a Washington man was finally able to obtain footage of his own arrest from the King County Sheriff's Office, confirming the arrest went down exactly as he described it in August. But despite all that time, it does
While the charge of obstructing official business was summarily dismissed, Stanley's video evidence was not enough to have the other charges dismissed immediately. In order to have the charges of disorderly conduct and misconduct at an emergency
A San Francisco County Sheriff's Deputy has been charged with multiple felonies after assaulting a patient in a hospital waiting room and then lying about it in his report, KRON reports.
"We're going to go ahead and turn off the personal video devices going forward, so be sure all officers have them turned off when engaging the protesters." The words cut through me and chilled my spine as I sat, helplessly handcuffed
F.B.I. agents in every region of the country have mishandled, mislabeled and lost evidence, according to a highly critical internal investigation that discovered errors with nearly half the pieces of evidence it reviewed.
"My job is to not get an indictment, my job is to seek the truth and seek justice and do what is right," he said. "I thought it was much more important to present anybody and everybody. Some were clearly not telling the truth, no question about
Hood's investigation got revved up after at least a year of intense lobbying by the Motion Picture Association of America E-mails show the inner workings of how that lobbying advanced--and just how extensive it was.
Partly because there are too few politicians locked up in them.
That July 2014 motion asks the court to find that the government is "violating the Fourth Amendment by their ongoing seizures and searches of plaintiffs' Internet communications."
BREAKING: Police Say They Believe Witness Who Says A Conservative MP Killed A Boy At Child Sex Party.
A former supervising guard at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex was found guilty on Wednesday of refusing to summon medical attention for a mentally ill inmate who died after swallowing corrosive detergent.
The 47-year-old detective is expected to plead guilty to felony first-degree forgery and misdemeanor first-degree official misconduct. The charges stem from allegations that Steele destroyed photos that could have been
Smallwood is in the State Correctional Institution. She has been incarcerated for 42 years – two-thirds of her life. Smallwood's appeal is one of dozens of arson convictions across the country facing renewed scrutiny due to concerns
Millions upon millions of Americans have been thrown into cages without a victim ever claiming damages. It is important to look at the burden this mass level of incarceration places upon our society.
It serves as a painful reminder of an important duty that President Obama has been shamefully neglecting. He is the only person in the world who is capable of granting pardons to the multitudes of Americans unjustly imprisoned
While many are eager to put a spotlight on the problem of campus rape, fewer are concerned about a prison system that all but encourages sexual assaults
A bill before the Texas legislature is being widely misreported by the alternative media. That's a shame because H.B. 121 could set a dangerous precedent by giving law enforcement a procedure that invites corruption
The court held that prosecutors' failure to turn over evidence that could have helped Milke's defense was egregious, calling the actions "a severe stain on the Arizona justice system. Nondisclosure of this magnitude calls into question the integrity
Did you know that Michigan has a higher incarceration rate than Iran, Russia and Cuba? Michigan state law, like that of other states and the federal government, has gone overboard in criminalizing activities that are not inherently wrong.
The Justice Department autopsy found Brown died from multiple gunshot wounds and had severe head and chest injuries, though it noted that the chest injury might have been an exit wound from a shot that entered Brown's arm.
McCulloch's executive assistant said the office released everything it still had when the case was closed, but had "turned over and relinquished control" of some FBI's interviews conducted in connection with the shooting.
The state needed a warden who knew how to run a plantation. The prisoners picked cotton and the state collected the money. Most of the prisoners were black; all the guards were white. The facility was so understaffed
The grand jury returned no charges against Lt. Scott Jewell, Sgt. Rich Rochford and Deputy First Class James Harris, who killed Robert Saylor for not leaving a movie theatre. Saylor had Downs Syndrome, but the cops claimed they