Motorists in West Virginia will lose their right to drive if someone else drives their car while drunk. Jason F. Uhl's crime was riding in the passenger seat of his SUV while someone else was driving it under the influence of alcohol (DUI).
Waiting for the facts is code for us to shut up and ignore the facts that are available while the American justice system prepares to railroad senseless victims and their heartbroken families so reckless police can be exonerated.
Once they got the chance, it took prosecutors less than a minute to point the finger--literally--at Ross Ulbricht. The jury of six men and six women were assembled in Manhattan's federal courthouse to hear a story about a "dark and secret part o
ORANGEBURG, SC -- A mistrial was declared nearly 12 hours after the jury of nine women and three men started deliberating in the murder trial of a white former police chief charged in the killing of an unarmed black man.
Berger sealed several court documents while the case was ongoing, and then she sealed her own memorandum opinion as to why she granted Alpha's motion to dismiss.
When Jeff Mizanskey was arrested for his part in a drug deal in 1993, he had no idea what he was in for.
This week independent media and grassroots activists will descend upon New York City for the trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of Silk Road, the darkweb bitcoin marketplace.
As we recently noted, The Prison State of America is alive and well as our prison-industrial complex, which holds 2.3 million prisoners, or 25 percent of the world's prison population, makes money by keeping prisons full.
Haug noted the boy and his 15-year-old brother had failed to appear in court twice because the family had no way of getting them to the courthouse. "Had we known that before the court date we would have provided something
The former college student and house-framer from Foresthill was so dangerous that, after a 10-day trial in Sacramento in 2007, he was sentenced to nearly 20 years in federal prison in a case touted by the FBI as a shining example of its success in fi
The F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against David H. Petraeus, contending that he provided classified information to a lover while he was director of the C.I.A., officials said, and leaving Attorney
Ross Ulbricht is finally getting his day in court, 15 months after plainclothes FBI agents grabbed him in the science fiction section of a San Francisco library and accused him of running the billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as the Silk Road.
The bodies haven't been buried and the killers are on the loose, but that didn't prevent anti-Islam politicians across Europe from seizing on the Jan. 7 massacre in Paris.
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer was disciplined with seven days of lost pay after he removed a drunk indigenous woman from jail and took her home to have a relationship with her.
Ulbricht's lawyer sought to remove the government's evidence about the alleged 6 murders-for-hire from the case, but US District Judge Katherine Forrest will allow it to be put in front of a jury, though Ulbricht does not face murder charges.
A sharp drop in arrests and fines in New York may prove costly for the city but is already hurting traffic lawyers and bail bonds firms, which are seeing their phones ring less often as fewer people are in trouble and need help.
Four of the states in the US have a higher prison population per 100,000 than any nation abroad.
The putative purpose of the §1983 suit before the Eastern District of Missouri in Grand Juror Doe v. McCulloch is to gain the ability to speak freely despite the law that prohibits a grand juror from doing so. In the usual case, grand jury secrecy
As for Tor Ekeland, Weev Auernheimer offers his highest praise. Tor, he says, "is a very competent legal scholar and theorist [and] also a relentless motherfucker that takes no bullshit and can hold his own in a street fight."
Murderous Son, Who Killed His Hedge Fund Father Over $200 Allowance, Was A Mentally-Disturbed Princeton Economics Grad.
Juror who declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson in Michael Brown grand jury case sues to remove lifetime gag order.
Two suspects have been arrested in connection Tuesday afternoon in connection with the shooting of two NYPD officers responding to a grocery store robbery in the Bronx, according to police.
Anywhere else, a requirement that would allow grownups to force innocent children to remove their clothing would be cause for a swift prosecution and, likely, a long prison sentence followed by a living under a bridge. Anywhere but a prison visiting
A member of the grand jury that declined to indict the white Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old sued the prosecutor in the case criticizing the way evidence was presented to grand jurors and
Papers filed against his pervert pal Jeffrey Epstein say he recorded VIP orgies he threw at his luxury homes using cameras hidden in the walls.
Let's get the bad stuff out of the way first. Robert Earl Lawrence was, well, nuts. He was a sovereign citizen, and by definition, that places him squarely in the nutjob category. But that doesn't mean he should die for it.
U.S. special forces raided Libya in 2013 and seized him in the streets of the capital, Tripoli, bringing him back to America to stand trial, where the FBI had placed a $5 million bounty out for his capture. He had pleaded not guilty
Needless to say, none of it is fun. In fact, it's such a tiresome and draining process that those who can't afford bail often end up pleading "no contest" instead of fighting their cases -- just to avoid having to repeat the experience.
The [jury] instruction read: "If you do not have a reasonable doubt from all the evidence that the State has proven murder in the first degree on either or both theories, then you will enter a verdict of guilty."