Aaron Persky requested reassignment away from criminal cases as fallout from the Brock Turner case continues.
FARC reaches a final agreement with the country’s government after a half-century of violence.
Australia updates its national lexicon with more than 6,000 schmick new entries.
The doctor who led the global campaign to eradicate smallpox died Friday at 87.
The controversial sheriff could face criminal charges for allegedly ignoring court orders in a racial-profiling case.
Shahram Amiri was hanged Sunday for allegedly passing secrets to the U.S., Iranian officials said.
Two LAPD officers—one white and the other Hispanic—who fatally shot the unarmed black man in 2014 filed a racial-discrimination lawsuit against the police department.
Amid a funding crisis, Missouri’s top public defender appointed Governor Jay Nixon to represent a poor client.
The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily stayed a Fourth Circuit ruling on gender identity and Title IX Wednesday.
The president on Wednesday commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates.
The federal jurist tells Trump he’ll have to abide by settled law—even if that means facing enormous liability in a racketeering case.
The state supreme court ruled the sentencing scheme violated the Sixth Amendment’s right to a jury trial.
A federal judge ruled Friday the state's voter-ID law and other restrictions violated the Constitution.
The former New York City mayor’s proposal to electronically monitor those on the terror watch-list reflects a steady erosion of constitutional norms.
The U.S. Army whistleblower could face solitary confinement for charges related to her July 5 suicide attempt.
At the Democratic National Convention, history repeats itself ...
Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine made their opening pitch to voters ahead of next week’s Democratic National Convention.
ISIS claimed responsibility for twin blasts at a protest in the Afghan capital, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than 200 others.
Nine people are dead in a shooting near a popular shopping mall in the German city, police say.
The latest PMI data show a “dramatic contraction” in the U.K. economy that’s being attributed to the vote.