Today's scheduled execution is getting attention because she's trans. But the bigger story here is how she was sentenced to die.
No judge should have to fear for their lives as they defend the rule of law. But that doesn’t mean they can infringe on other civil liberties to protect their information.
Slate's legal correspondent questioned the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit about the Federalist Society.
In the event of prosecution, jury nullification allows regular people to exercise a veto over the power of the state.
"I never thought this could happen in this country," Gregory Hahn said.
The Supreme Court may soon consider if acquitted conduct sentencing is illegal.
It was unconstitutional to charge Jenna Holm with manslaughter. But the state wanted to protect its own.
A Wall Street Journal report shows that federal judges do not always recuse when cases implicate their financial holdings.
Judges Who Violate Due Process Rights For Personal Gain Just Got a Major Pass From This Federal Court
Judge Paul Bonin profited from making defendants wear ankle monitors. The victims can't sue.
Only in extreme circumstances should a court come between a parent and their child.
A federal judge suggests that dissents from en banc denial make the courts seem too political. Others might think such dissents serve a useful purpose, including the flagging of important questions (and significant errors) for Supreme Court review.
Threatening somebody with prison for refusing a shot is no way to end a pandemic.
Programs that keep sex offenders indefinitely confined face new challenges.
Judge Threatens to Jail North Carolina Town Officials for Seizing Man's Money, Refusing To Return It
A misdemeanor marijuana charge leads to an attempt to take $17,000.
The latest from Geauga County Judge Timothy Grendell
"This is probably not about persuading each other unless something really dramatic happens," said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R–S.C.)
Noah Feldman explains why liberals should want someone like Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court
If confirmed, she would cement a strong 6-3 conservative majority.
Chief Justice Ralph Gants may be dead, but that is not stopping him from authoring opinions.
Although some of the court's judges disagree with a recent NLRB-related decision, none sought en banc review.
Further evidence the prospect of promotion may influence judicial decision-making
The Case Western Reserve Law Review has published Judge Barrett's 2019 Sumner Canary Memorial Lecture
Pundits often speak of the judiciary in terms of liberal or conservative judges issuing liberal or conservative opinions. The reality is far more complicated.
Judge Anne Marie Coyle has rejected every emergency attempt to reduce prison populations.