Conservatives say this kind of legislation is meant to curb voter fraud. But while evidence of fraud is scant, proof of the regulations' failings is not.
Did the network cancel the show because of animal safety or low audience numbers? Either way, it's a blow to people who love horses.
After years of speculation and analysis, the case of the decade is almost here! But for those hoping for some fireworks on March 26, you're probably going to be disappointed.
Tomorrow, we are going to find out whether Congress is capable even of ministerial functions like hiring enough judges for America's courtrooms.
Ten years after being convicted of murdering her five children, her attorney says she is "doing well" and contributing to the postpartum depression awareness effort her trial instigated.
A recent effort to document the abuse of horses raises new question over the legality of citizen journalism
On the anniversary of a harrowing verdict, lessons on the place of mental illness in the legal system
You don't have to like the messenger, but facts are facts: Decreasing sentences for non-violent offenders would produce a more efficient justice system.
Why won't the administration answer the big question: What is the legal reasoning behind targeted terror killings?
Was Ray Coxe, a Juneau firearms dealers, negligent when he sold a would-be murderer a rifle without a background check? Answering that question is no easy legal task.
Tea Party-affiliated legislator Mike Lee is a strident critic of medical malpractice lawsuits - and Judge Thomas Lee isn't helping his cause, even if he is family.
The Guardian is promoting its "open journalism" campaign with a clever new ad. But what are the costs of encouraging the public to judge a case before the legal system can grant due process?
New White House rules claim authority to handle prisoners on a case-by-case basis and push back hard on Congress's micromanagement of the war on terror.
A detainee has agreed to testify against his fellow prisoners in exchange for leniency. But after years of suffering, and even a suicide attempt, can his testimony really be trusted?
In Alabama, a death row prisoner could be exonerated by a DNA test. Why are the courts preventing this from happening -- especially when another man has already confessed to the crime?
With proposals such as mandatory ultrasounds and bans on Sharia law, state legislatures avoid actual governance in favor of dead-end ideas.
The justices will hear a case on whether universities can encourage diversity at the classroom level, but court conservatives may use it as an opportunity to set a new precedent.
It's a federal crime for people to pretend to be war heroes. But are those stories any more dishonest -- or damaging to veterans -- than Hollywood's fictions?
The Hall-of-Fame catcher, who played for the Expos and the Mets, died this week of brain cancer.
When would-be terrorists speak in court, they reveal themselves to be criminals, not masterminds.