A Reagan-era district court judge rules that the Care Act is within the bounds of congressional power, but will the Supreme Court take his position when it hears the case?
Remembering the great boxer, who died of cancer on Monday at age 67
Public interest in death penalty cases waxes and wanes, but the bad faith that infects so many court decisions is here to stay
Cain gets to take shots at this unknown woman, hiding behind the protections of a court settlement. Here's how she can legally speak out.
Republicans have filibustered another seemingly non-controversial bill, proving again there's too much obstructing in the Senate
Hint: He probably wouldn't agree with Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas
With his lifetime of experience, the former Supreme Court justice has more than earned the right to comment on crime, racism, drug legalization, or any other legal issue he pleases
A bill would make it legal to detain U.S. citizens, forbid the closing of Guantanamo, and nearly ban civilian trials for terror suspects
Does the prosperity of the capital region color the perspectives of the journalists and lawmakers who live there?
Lawmakers seek to deny courts the ability to try terror suspects, but shouldn't Congress fix itself before it poaches new powers?
A GOP-heavy bloc nearly succeeds in scrapping 200 years of civil tradition
The reality star's behavior on this season of the Jersey Shore represents, in a way, the American tendency to point fingers instead of accepting blame
A cost-benefit analysis recommends early release for cooperative prisoners and behavioral interventions to deter future offenses, but critics will see such measures as being soft on crime
A story in Trot magazine demonstrates why horses and people are good for one another
Political reporters use anonymous sources all the time for their stories, so why can't sports reporters do the same?
The nation has enough problems for legislators and presidential candidates to worry about. So why are they attacking the judiciary?
After the state Supreme Court disagreed with them over federal health reform, Republican legislators want to breach the balance of powers
Another al-Qaeda suspect gives up in federal court, facing up to life in prison without parole
The question has been settled for more than 200 years: Hauling a judge before Congress to defend an unpopular decision is unconstitutional.
The candidate wants to teach judges a lesson by calling them to account on Capitol Hill. Here are just two reasons why that's a terrible idea.