Aggressive asset forfeiture collides with First Amendment rights.
Trump—Who Once Said Jeffrey Epstein 'Likes Beautiful Women as Much as I Do'—Moves to Distance Himself From the Disgraced Palm Beach Billionaire
Plus: Gabbard slams Harris' "political ploy," a fair use win for Vanity Fair and Andy Warhol, Hawaii decriminalizes marijuana, and more…
Sanity prevails (for now) in Alabama case that sparked national outrage.
Police Agree To Pay Woman $750,000 After Raiding Her House and Killing Her Dog Over an Unpaid Gas Bill
The case highlights the dangers of using SWAT teams for anything and everything.
Two police officers fired 18 bullets into a car even after the driver put his hands in the air.
The law will reopen critical channels to employment and housing that might otherwise be closed.
The NYPD is 100 percent bias-free, NYPD investigators claim.
A Pregnant Woman in Alabama Was Shot in the Stomach and Miscarried. Now, Alabama Cops Are Charging Her With Manslaughter.
What the hell is going on with this state?
Another day, another conflict between the Supreme Court’s Republican appointees in a criminal justice case.
The bill would turn law-abiding gun owners into felons for possessing a product that is almost never used in violent crimes.
Nationally, 66 percent of police departments report seeing declining numbers of applications.
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
The high court ruled that prosecutor Doug Evans violated Flowers' constitutional rights when Evans sought to keep African-Americans off of the jury.
When "almost anyone can be arrested for something," no one is safe.
Police Officer Threatens To Shoot Pregnant Woman After Her Child Took Barbie From Family Dollar Store
"There is no situation in which this behavior is ever close to acceptable," said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.
The Trump appointee is not impressed by the logic of the "dual sovereignty" doctrine: "Really?"
“I wanted to be more than somebody who is the son of a murder victim.”
People charged—but not convicted—of crimes often have to wait weeks to see a judge if they’re too poor to pay for their freedom.
The debate about whether the killer should have been prosecuted for federal hate crimes shows how the Justice Department targets defendants based on the opinions they express.
1,051 Crack Sentence Reductions Illustrate Painful Progress Toward a Less Mindlessly Punitive Justice System
On average, crack offenders who have benefited from the FIRST STEP Act will serve 14 years instead of 20.
Plus: Amash says the "two-party system is hurting America," Zuckerberg gets deepfaked, Wonkette's lame defense of Harris, and more...
Depends on how much of the face it covers, the California Court of Appeal seems to suggest.
The civil liberties giant defends a law professor who took on Harvey Weinstein as a client.
Plus: YouTube moderation, over-the-counter birth control, craft brewery regulation, New York prostitution laws, and more...
Amanda Forst faces reckless endangerment charges for assuming her children—ages 2, 5, and 7—could survive a very short wait.
During the 1970s, an FBI crime lab analyzed a purported sample of Bigfoot hair.
'We know what we want to do with our bodies, and we don't need government interference.'
Paul Manafort isn’t deserving of torture. Neither was Kalief Browder.
The researchers found no statistically significant relationship between testing positive for THC and contributing to accidents.
New York legislators also are taking another shot at legalization.
Dissenting From a Decision Blocking a Retaliatory Arrest Claim, Neil Gorsuch Notes That 'Almost Anyone Can Be Arrested for Something'
The Trump appointee warns that "little would be left of our First Amendment liberties" if cops could punish people who irk them by finding a legal reason to bust them.
New Julian Assange Indictment Crushes the Hopes of Journalists Who Thought Their Press Passes Would Save Them
Don't believe the Justice Department when it reassures journalists that the WikiLeaks founder is uniquely guilty of violating the Espionage Act.
Plus: Naomi Wolf has no clue (again), gun site wins Section 230 case, and more...
The bipartisan push to remove capital punishment from state law is moving forward.
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.
The bill allows dual prosecutions of people in the president's orbit who receive pardons or commutations.
Chelsea Manning Faces $1,000-a-Day Fines, Was Imprisoned Again Yesterday After Refusing to Testify for Grand Jury
Plus: An old drug warrior learns new tricks, Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage, and more...
Plus: Twitter team pushes back against Devin Nunes lawsuit, candidates stumble on Medicare for All, and more...
Plus: Police raid reporters' home in San Francisco, a crackdown on free market economists in China, and more....
California Was Ready to Punish This Synagogue Shooter for Murder. The Feds Want to Make Sure He Is Also Punished for Hating Jews.
The federal hate crime charges against John T. Earnest are redundant and constitutionally problematic.
Plus: life imitates The Onion at Guantanamo Bay, "chaos" in Alabama legislature over abortion vote
The bill also targets strip clubs