Alvin Bragg has finally moved to stop prosecuting Tracy McCarter for murder.
The link between Bostock v. Clayton County and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina
'Arbitrary and Capricious': Judge Blocks U.S. From Expelling Migrants Under COVID-Era Title 42 Order
The judge granted the Biden administration a stay, which will keep the policy in place through late December.
In the event of prosecution, jury nullification allows regular people to exercise a veto over the power of the state.
This is bad news for any virtual currency that was pre-mined, including ethereum.
No one is confused about whether Tofurky is turkey.
It’s a little thing, but thousands of people end up in jail over these types of avoidable technical violations.
Priscilla Villarreal found herself in a jail cell for publishing two routine stories. A federal court still can't decide what to do about that.
A highway engineer got qualified immunity for detaining drivers—despite not being a cop.
Convincing evidence of his innocence has been available for years. But the criminal legal system prioritizes procedure and bureaucracy over liberty.
The Supreme Court may soon consider if acquitted conduct sentencing is illegal.
Alvin Bragg campaigned on Tracy McCarter’s innocence. Once in office, that was apparently less politically expedient.
Gun control advocates may embrace the 10th Amendment.
Former Judges Mark A. Ciavarella and Michael T. Conahan are now serving lengthy prison sentences for what became known as the "kids-for-cash" scandal.
The case shows the power given to judges when parental consent or notification is required for a minor's abortion.
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The Delaware DMV recalled Kari Overington’s plate over “perceived profanity.” Now the ACLU is helping her take on the state.
Michael Picard's free speech rights were violated when he was booked for telling passersby to "Google Jury Nullification."
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A federal badge will now serve as an impenetrable shield against civil liability.
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He Was Sentenced to Death After Law Enforcement Fabricated Evidence. A Federal Court Says He Can Sue.
A conservative judge expressed skepticism at the panel's conclusion before issuing a strong rebuke of prosecutorial immunity.
Anthony Novak's arrest and subsequent lawsuit set up a debate around overcriminalization and free speech.
A recent court decision has reinvigorated the debate around just how specific the accused has to be in asking to speak with an attorney.
The state claimed she beat a 2-year-old to death. But evidence may show it was the result of a fall down stairs.
A judge's blistering dissent is a reminder that this issue does not have to be a partisan one.
One of Ralph Petty's victims is trying to hold him accountable, but she will have to overcome prosecutorial immunity.
Two Cops Will Not Face Discipline For Pushing a 75-Year-Old to the Ground. You Can Thank the Police Union.
The ordeal highlights how collective bargaining in the public sphere has stacked almost every factor against alleged victims of police misconduct.
The previous standard barring such lawsuits made “little sense," wrote Justice Brett Kavanaugh for the majority.
Terry Abbott couldn't afford representation, because the state took the cash he'd use to pay for it.
The police officers who allegedly framed William Virgil were denied qualified immunity. But they're still trying to delay a trial.
Advanced statistics and redistricting reformers combined to kill one of the country's worst gerrymanders.
There are no public health gains from booting kids out of the country.