On Thursday, the congresswoman introduced a landmark criminal justice resolution that did not ignore sex workers' needs.
Honoring the work of America's first Muslim woman judge.
Another terrifying way the legal system screws the poor.
A US District Court judge ruled that Brendan Dassey's confession was "involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments."
Just like police officers should resemble the neighborhoods they patrol, it's critical that decision makers in the criminal justice system reflect the populations they serve.
Judge Aaron Persky was widely condemned after sentencing Stanford rapist Brock Turner to six months in jail. As Persky is removed from a forthcoming sexual assault case, we ask legal experts what happens when a judge is accused of bias.
Feminists are concerned that a court in Canada has given online harassers too much freedom in attacking women.
As it turns out, the majority of people contesting fare-evasion fines win their cases.
Budapest's 20th Pride Parade will take place today, and LGBT activists are out to make a statement.
Hells Angels, Black Panthers, and Psychedelics: Criminal Defense Lawyer Tony Serra Is the Hippie Atticus Finch
Serra, who took a (probably LSD-inspired) vow of poverty and has been jailed twice for refusing to pay taxes, has been a go-to lawyer for what he calls "anti-government entities" since the 1960s.
Every day, hundreds of disgruntled defendants, overworked lawyers, and indifferent cops and judges flow through the 17-floor concrete beast that squats in lower Manhattan.