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.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.
The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
In Maryland each year, thousands of defendants appear before court commissioners — not judges — who set their bail without an attorney present.
Nearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.
On anniversary of fatal shooting, Oscar Pistorius says he is consumed by grief.
An East Tennessee couple accused of killing the man’s 5-year-old daughter by forcing her to drink large quantities of grape soda and water will face trial in October.
Lawyers for former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are set to square off with prosecutors next week over who the former first couple can speak with prior to their July trial on corruption charges.
A former chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander is asking a judge to release him from custody as he faces child pornography charges.
R&B singer Chris Brown is asking a judge’s permission to be absent from court next week in his misdemeanor assault case in the District of Columbia.