By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/18 — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia’s plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington,
By MARK SHERMAN and GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a rural Nebraska county’s appeal of a $28 million court judgment aimed at compensating six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 slaying.
By BEN FOX, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/04 — An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State lost a first round on Monday in a legal fight to return to the U.S.
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 03/02 — About 18 months after the Trump administration threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from nearly 30 places around the country it felt weren’t doing enough to work with federal immigration agents,
By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/28 — A California judge delivered a blow Thursday to a decade-long effort by federal prosecutors to strip the Mongols motorcycle gang of its trademarked logo,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 02/22 — A federal magistrate on Friday ordered the government to disclose to him and to plaintiffs’
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/20 — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Constitution’s ban on excessive fines applies to the states,
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) 02/11 — Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won’t enforce the state’s sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 02/05 — Police officers responding to a noise complaint at a motel weren’t justified in conducting warrant checks and physical searches of the room’s occupants,Read more »
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
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NEW YORK (AP) 12/18 — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/10 — The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S.,Read more »
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 12/09 — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman’s anger,Read more »
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 12/07 — A Colorado sheriff’s practice of continuing to jail people suspected of being in the country illegally on behalf of federal authorities is unconstitutional,
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/07 — House Republicans are interviewing James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/29 — Maryland’s highest court on Thursday will hear arguments in the high-profile case of a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit “Serial”
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/28 — Tyson Timbs plunked down about $40,000 on a new white Land Rover in 2013. He spent the remaining $30,000 or so of the life-insurance money he received after his father’s death on heroin.
By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 11/27 — President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday said it would appeal a judge’s order barring it from enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border,Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/22 — President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts are engaging in an extraordinary public dispute over the independence of America’s judiciary,
By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 11/20 — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.