Alex Blueford was acquitted of first degree murder. Now he may be tried for it again.
After her son Matthew was brutally murdered, Judy Shepard's relentless campaigning on behalf of tolerance led to a major shift in American law.
An unflappable lawyer, he could be a future attorney general, Supreme Court justice, or director of the FBI. Let's hope he comes back to public service.
A recent tally shows that hundreds of Americans have been imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.
The Kentucky Derby-winning trainer highlights the problems in the way the racing industry reacts to doping accusations.
Why I tracked down the underground folk hero and asked him about his 1978 album, "Open Reel"
Carlos DeLuna was put to death in December 1989 for a murder in Corpus Christi. But he didn't commit the crime. Today, his case reminds us of the glaring flaws of capital punishment.
The document, filed by the Justice Department, reveals just how badly the Arizona lawman abused his power. It should be required reading at the Supreme Court.
The Civil Rights era attorney general died Tuesday night at the age of 90.
A depressing day in the life of modern American politics
Saturday's arraignment at Guantanamo Bay for Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his alleged 9/11 co-conspirators highlights the perils of trying terror suspects via military tribunal.
On the eve of the sport's biggest event, it needs more than a Triple Crown to survive.
After ridding Western lands of thousands of wild mustangs at the request of corporate interests, the Bureau of Land Management now is worried about the price of its programs.
Earlier this year it was considering nullification of all non-conservative federal statutes. Now, it wants to criminalize enforcement of the federal health-care law.
No, Obama doesn't need a new lawyer, but the conservative-minded Court seems more likely to side with Arizona.
On Wednesday, the justices will hear arguments on the controversial legislation. Their decision -- in favor or against -- will have implications for decades to come.
A state judge gives life to an extraordinary new law designed to remedy the state's long history of prejudice in death penalty cases.
Saturday's epic loss to the hated Yankees marks the sad end of a remarkably successful and interesting era for the Olde Towne Team.
More Americans today support medical-marijuana use than support the death penalty. So if Obama won't lead here, then perhaps he should follow.
You think these playoffs are bad? Come back to April 20, 1984, the date of the worst, and thus the greatest, hockey brawl in playoff history.