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FBI Nabs Anti-Government Extremist in Foiled Oklahoma City Bomb Plot

Jerry Drake Varnell allegedly subscribed to "Three Percenter" ideology and hoped to "cripple the government" with the blast by targeting a local bank.
Drew Schwartz
8.15.17
immigration

Backlogged US Courts Are Stranding Asylum Seekers in Detention

There's a massive pile of deportation cases, and a severe shortage of judges. That leaves some vulnerable people stuck behind bars.
Beth Winegarner
7.5.17
crime

When Criminal Court Failed My Rape Case, I Tried Criminal Compensation

Criminal courts are notoriously hard on sex assault victims. So I went for something else.
Roslyn Talusan
5.3.17
News

An Expert Explains Why It Would Be So Hard to Sue President Donald Trump

After he enters the White House, Trump acquires a whole lot of immunities.
Mike Pearl
11.12.16
Premieres

Courts' New Video Will Make You Forget That in 2 Days We Plunge into Darkness

Dance while you can! Soon there will only be 5pm sunsets and nightmares!
Noisey Staff
10.26.16
Stuff

'The Night Of' Shows How Hard It Is for Courts to Uncover Truth

The HBO crime drama has been very good at showing how slippery the notions of guilt or innocence can be.
Harry Cheadle
8.16.16
diet

The Vegan Parents of Hospitalised Child Lost Custody for Refusing to Change Diet

This case was the fourth incidence of a vegan child being hospitalized due to malnutrition and dietary problems in the last 18 months.
Nick Rose
7.13.16
festivals 2016

A Judge Has Lifted a Convicted Sex Offender's Curfew So He Can Attend Glastonbury

How can we view a sex offender's desire to attend a music festival as more important than the lifelong physical and psychological damage of the victim?
Emma Garland
5.3.16
Stuff

A Suit Against Star Trek Fans Will Decide Who Owns the Klingon Language

A dispute over a fan-made film might have far-reaching consequences for made-up languages after CBS and Paramount said they owned the Klingon language, a claim many Trekkers say is "ghuy'cha'."
Harry Cheadle
4.29.16
Premieres

Warm Up From Winter With Courts' "Glass Half Empty"

Get yourself pumped on nostalgia for the sun-snogged festival season.
Francisco Garcia
2.8.16
Interviews

Asian American Band The Slants Can Trademark Name No Matter How Offensive It Might Be, Court Rules

"I realized that there’s power in claiming an identity, shifting the meaning and stereotype around," says the band.
Luke O'Neil
12.22.15
Stuff

What It's Like Drawing Mobsters and Celebrity Defendants as a Courtroom Artist

Christine Cornell has drawn the Boston Marathon bomber, John Lennon's killer, famed mobster John Gotti, and a host of other figures at the centers of high-profile trials.
Dorian Geiger
11.15.15
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