"He was releasing everybody. Apparently he was saying that's what the voters wanted.”
It just makes sense to let jurors know about their already established power to exercise discretion over bad laws and ill-considered prosecutions.
"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.
New York State as a whole seems to be moving toward legalization.
"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?