Anne Lenhart shattered her knee while in Haiti. After she returned to Texas, she checked into Baylor Medical Center and was given a narcotic for the pain. When that ran out, she had a friend drive her to a CVS Pharmacy to refill the prescription, where she was met by a police officer who said she had forged a prescription and arrested her for obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. Police later dropped that charge after speaking to her doctor. Lenhart is now suing CVS.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?