Gorsuch Throws Shade at Trump Administration for Rewriting Federal Gun Laws Without Congressional Approval
“Why should courts, charged with the independent and neutral interpretation of the laws Congress has enacted, defer to such bureaucratic pirouetting?”
Jurors remain free to exercise judgment and mercy in a criminal justice system that often lacks both.
A Michigan Man Underpaid His Property Taxes By $8.41. The County Seized His Property, Sold It—and Kept the Profits.
A state law allows counties to effectively steal homes over unpaid taxes and keep the excess revenue for their own budgets.
In fact, the legal doctrine lets cops to get away with outrageous conduct.
The 7th Circuit said the guard is protected by qualified immunity.
Parents in Canada seek damages and refunds for their children's in-game purchases.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
A court ruled that officers did not have enough information to know whether or not stealing violates the Constitution.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
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Two federal court rulings cite a significant conflict of interest.
The ruling once again shows the legal disgrace that is qualified immunity.
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.