courts

courts

The One Way Trump Has Changed America That Democrats Cannot Fix

Democrats are fantasizing about how to undo Trump's remake of the American judiciary.
Matt Laslo
8.23.19
extremism

Why a Judge Just Let 3 White Supremacist Fight Club Members Go Free

Lawyers challenged the Anti-Riot statute. And it worked.
Tess Owen
6.4.19
Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett is refusing to pay Chicago. So the city is going to sue him.

Chicago officials said Smollett owes the city $130,106.15 incurred in overtime costs during the police investigation into the actor’s claims.
Tess Owen
4.5.19
environment

Environmental Groups Have Sued the Trump Administration 93 Times Since Inauguration

From freedom of information requests to substantial challenges to policies, conservation groups are using legal muscle in a big way.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.18
SCOTUS

How to watch Senate hearings for Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

The hearings begin Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Victoria Leandra
9.1.18
law

Protecting Golfers from Wasps Is Part of a Golf Course’s ‘Duty,’ Rules California Court

A woman sued after she nearly died at a golf course when a swarm of yellow jackets attacked her.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.2.18
guns

The website uploading 3D printed gun blueprints has gone dark

A federal judge in Seattle, Washington, issued a restraining order against the site Tuesday night.
Tess Owen
8.1.18
crime

Prosecutors are piling charges onto the accused Toronto van attacker

Minassian is also facing 10 first-degree murder charges after he allegedly plowed a van into pedestrians on a busy Toronto street.
Rachel Browne
5.10.18
Charlottesville

White supremacist who beat black man in Charlottesville was just convicted

The attorney for Jacob Scott Goodwin said his client was being unfairly maligned because he was white.
Tess Owen
5.2.18
Michael Cohen

Prosecutors think Michael Cohen’s request for special treatment is dumb

“You could imagine there are a lot of drug dealers in the south side of Chicago who would love to have that right. But that’s not how it works.”
Alexa Liautaud
4.13.18
self-defense

Black man beaten on camera by Charlottesville racists found not guilty of assaulting them

DeAndre Harris was charged with a crime after he fought back against a group of white supremacists harassing him in a parking garage.
Tess Owen
3.16.18
terrorism

Convicted terrorist watched "Arrested Development" and grew vegetables at Guantanamo Bay

Testifying has its perks.
Alexa Liautaud
2.13.18
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