During a recent hearing, Democratic senators pushed an appellate-court nominee to explain how her religious beliefs would affect her legal decisions.
When DNA evidence exonerated two men convicted in a 1987 murder, one took his chances on a retrial to overturn his conviction. The other accepted a special deal and left prison immediately—as a convicted killer.
The president’s decision to try to shift responsibility for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to Congress could turn out to be one of his politically shrewder moves.
A federal court enjoined much of a Texas law that punished officials who dared “endorse” the view that its provisions were harmful to public safety.
Was the white-nationalist march better understood as a departure from America’s traditional values, or viewed in the context of its history?
The average prisoner has neither the power to compel transportation to court nor the money to hire an attorney. But one Chicago court may have found a fix.
Though its major import is President Trump’s official endorsement of racist discrimination in law enforcement, a flagrant contempt for judges is the subtext.
Two prominent white nationalist leaders held a press conference Monday in which they responded to the fallout from Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia.
Newly unsealed FBI documents suggest the Israeli arrested for sending the threats was selling his services for a fee.
The Trump administration steps into an on-going legal battle over civil rights—and steps on another agency’s turf.
Members of a House committee expressed their concerns over a recent report revealing holes in how the agency turns over unused military gear to law enforcement.
President Trump is reportedly considering drastic action to end the Russia investigation.
A new law could alleviate hardship for those thrown into debt—or jail—because of mounting fines. But does it go far enough?
There are no legal or ethical reasons for the special counsel to turn away if he discovers indications of misconduct that are unrelated to the original Russia inquiry.
The Attorney General announced that the Department of Justice will engage in more civil-asset seizures, a practice many conservatives have recognized as a deplorable abuse.
To combat crime on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, the tribe is considering partnering with area law enforcement. But the proposal would need to overcome members’ wariness of state encroachment on their sovereignty.
Governor Dannel Malloy’s allies worry the policy changes implemented under his watch will be undone once he leaves office.
A page from the attorney general’s documents, used to apply for a security clearance, were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The defenses of the president’s son for seeking a meeting with a Kremlin-connected attorney make clear that some conservatives will never abandon this White House.
Federal appeals courts covering half of U.S. states have now ruled that Americans have a First Amendment right to videotape encounters with law enforcement.