By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 10/16 — An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the firearms convictions against two Kansas men who mistakenly believed that a Kansas law can shield from federal prosecution anyone owning firearms made,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/28 — A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-Trump protesters.
By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 07/28 — Patrick Murphy was convicted of killing a fellow Muscogee (Creek) Nation man in 1999 and was sentenced to die.
By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/25 — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment protects the right to openly carry a gun in public for self-defense.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 07/20 — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday spared a condemned killer whose sentence was challenged after a juror came forward and said information about the extent of the inmate’s tough childhood wasn’t properly presented at trial.
By JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/10 — President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/05 — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people.
By JILL COLVIN and ANTHONY McCARTNEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/30 — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West paid a visit to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case to President Donald Trump and his staff on behalf of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses.
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same protections against police searches as the authorized driver.
By CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) 04/27 — A former Black Liberation Army radical who killed two New York City police officers nearly a half century ago was released on parole Friday after efforts to keep him in prison failed.
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 04/25 — Attorneys for a prisoner sentenced to death for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a 9th birthday party in Fort Worth have asked the U.S.
By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press ATMORE, Ala. (AP) 04/20 — An Alabama man convicted of sending mail bombs during a wave of Southern terror has been executed for killing a federal judge,
DALLAS (AP) 03/16 — A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who had complained that county officials were illegally barring firearms from a public building.Read more »
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 03/14 — A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the “stocking strangler” says newly discovered evidence proves his client’s innocence,
NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Fourteen news entities have urged a Manhattan judge to reject a New York police union’s efforts to squelch the release of police body camera footage.Read more »
HOUSTON (AP) 02/25 — A prisoner on Texas death row for the dragging death of a man nearly two decades ago in East Texas has lost a federal court appeal,Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 02/26 — The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 02/06 — A British judge on Tuesday upheld a U.K. arrest warrant for the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, leaving his legal position unchanged after more than five years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy.Read more »
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 01/30 — A Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 01/21 — Bob Meyers doesn’t want partial justice for his brother. He wants full justice.