Proposed federal legislation would move overstressed child protection systems in the wrong direction.
"No reasonable officer would engage in such recklessness," complains dissenting judge.
U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Ruling That Would Have Forced Mentally Disabled Woman To Get Abortion Against Her Will
Justice Natalie Lieven ruled it was in the woman's "best interests" because she has learning disabilities.
“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
Understanding what's at stake in the important case of Kisor v. Wilkie.
SCOTUS sidesteps the hard questions in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky.
Offenders in California Get Saddled with Thousands of Dollars in Court Fees. This Bill Would Stop That.
A study shows that when these fees hit low-income offenders, they wreck their lives—and also don't even get paid.
Costume Manufacturer Alleges Competitor's Banana Suit Costume Looks a Little Too Much Like a Banana, Is Copyright Violation
Rasta Imposta has a history of defending its "unique" banana costume design with copyright litigation.
Cherry regulation, landfill corruption, and taking some air.
Better evidence sharing and a dramatic drop in cash bail demands will help defendants challenge charges.
The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York unconvincingly channels Atticus Finch in his legal memoir.
Reason takes a look.
Federal judge's ruling in a fair-use lawsuit "is a big win for the First Amendment."
The Court voted along ideological lines.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has some concerns.
Compelled use of facial and finger recognition features runs afoul of the Fifth Amendment.
Federal Judge: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross 'Violated the Public Trust' with Census Citizenship Question
The Trump administration can't ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, Judge Jesse Furman ruled.
It's not the first time the two justices have teamed up on a criminal justice case.
The Trump administration's response to a lawsuit challenging steel tariffs is a deeply un-conservative argument for greater executive power.
The ruling extends to secret recordings of police officers.
But not according Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals denied a recommendation to relieve him of execution.
A defense of Brett Kavanaugh's nominated replacement on the D.C. Circuit.
New Jersey State Police Sgt. Marc Dennis was charged with falsifying records.
This Ousted Judge Just Released All the Juvenile Defendants Who Promised Him They Wouldn't Kill Anybody
"He was releasing everybody. Apparently he was saying that's what the voters wanted."
Federal Judge Advocates Jury Nullification After Being Shocked by Overzealous Child Pornography Prosecution
It just makes sense to let jurors know about their already established power to exercise discretion over bad laws and ill-considered prosecutions.
San Diego County Officials Said They Could Take Children Away From Parents and Examine Their Genitals, a Court Disagrees
"The Mann children were subjected to invasive, potentially traumatizing procedures absent constitutionally required safeguards. "
The state can no longer suspend poor people's driver's licenses over unpaid traffic tickets, Judge Aleta Trauger ruled.
Jeff Sessions Tells Immigration Judges: Don't Let 'Sympathy' Stop You From Kicking People Out of the Country
"Your job is to apply the law-even in tough cases," the attorney general said.
"For all intents and purposes, the ICC is already dead to us," Bolton reportedly plans to say.
The ballot initiative, which would have raised money for education by hiking taxes on the wealthy, "creates a significant danger of confusion or unfairness."
Referencing Shakespeare, the Bible, and American colonial times, a federal court rules in favor of a group's right to feed the homeless.
West Virginia's entire Supreme Court was impeached last week. And things have only gotten weirder since then.
Levy Jaen is finally home, but only after a court affirmed what he's always known-that he's a U.S. citizen.
"If I have to specifically write word for word exactly what you are and are not permitted to print…then I'll do that," the judge said.
A suspected robber's ink caused an appeals court to overturn his conviction.
The four justices allegedly spent more than $1 million in taxpayer funds on office renovations.
In many cases the sentence for missing a payment is harsher than the original conviction.
When half of a court's funding comes from criminal defendants, incentives get twisted.
The court admits the victims of TSA abuse "will have very limited legal redress."
Prosecutors in southern Utah have argued that they can prove that the closing of a corral gate was the crime of attempted wanton destruction of livestock by pointing to a defendant's membership in a conservation organization. Today I argue to the Utah Court of Appeals that it should review the First Amendment implications of the prosecutors' maneuver.
"[A]s applied to indigent drivers, the law is not merely ineffective; it is powerfully counterproductive."
Is it really fair for we who benefited from fossil fuels to blame for global warming on those who supplied what we demanded?