A federal court has dismissed all claims against Regal Cinemas Inc. in a lawsuit stemming from the asphyxiation death last year of a Maryland man with Down syndrome.
A Colombian man in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to three years in prison after prosecutors say he and his Houston-based crew burgled at least 12 homes in Virginia and Maryland.
A judge will hear arguments from the federal government that a constitutional challenge to its No Fly List should be tossed out of court because it would expose state secrets.
The legal defense fund for former Gov. Bob McDonnell is reporting that it raised $93,000 during the second quarter of this year.
The requirement that defendants have lawyers at all bail hearings went into effect on July 1.
The First Amendment protects public employees from job retaliation when they are called to testify in court about official corruption, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The Senate for the first time confirmed an openly gay black man to become a top-level federal judge. By a 98-0 vote Tuesday, senators approved President Barack Obama’s choice of Darrin Gayles to join a district court in Florida.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland.
A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas remains in federal custody after pleading not guilty to two criminal charges.
The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.