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Lawyers Are Furious That Immigration Courts Are Getting Rid of Interpreters

The change could mean many immigrants will be left in the dark during their own hearings.


A Top Executive Outlined VW's Emissions Cheating Scheme in a 2006 PowerPoint Presentation

The presentation puts executives, rather than lower level managers, at the center of the company's efforts to cheat on emissions tests.


Volkswagen Agrees to Fix or Buy Back Over Half a Million Diesel Cars Sold in the US

The automaker has reached a settlement with the US Department of Justice after admitting it cheated on US clean air tests.


Judge James Orenstein Has Something to Say About the US Government's Decryption of iPhones

The encryption movement's new hero is standing up to the Justice Department's push for a backdoor to Apple's iPhone.


Kim Dotcom's Extradition to the US Has Now Been Cleared by a Judge

Internet mogul and Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has lost a bid to block his extradition from New Zealand to the US on copyright infringement and money laundering charges.


Transgender Offenders Are Being Victimized in Jails Across the World — and Justice Systems Can't Cope

Two transgender prisoners have been found dead in their cells within the last six weeks in UK prisons, but jails across the globe are also unfit for purpose.


Putin Says Blatter Should Win Nobel Peace Prize On Same Day $100m in FIFA Assets Are Frozen

The FIFA corruption story is the gift that keeps on giving.


Oysters in the Gulf of Mexico Are Still Screwed

We may have lost up to 508 million pounds of oyster meat thanks to the BP oil spill of 2010.


Internet Mogul Kim Dotcom's Extradition Trial Begins Over Megaupload Copyright Case

Dotcom’s lawyers are arguing that for him to be extradited, it must be shown that the law might have been broken in both the US and New Zealand. He and his co-defendants have not been charged with crimes in New Zealand.


Native American Tribes Are Looking to Cash in on the Legal Weed Industry

Native American tribes have used their sovereign status to provide some of America's most beloved vices. Now some are wondering if legal marijuana could be their next big business venture.


Behind Anonymous’s Operation to Reveal Britain’s Elite Child-Rape Syndicate

Online activists are working hard to stop the media from ignoring a possible child-molestation scandal that could involve high-ranking political figures.


Surveillance Video Released as Jury Decides Not to Indict in Ohio Walmart Shooting

Prosecutors released footage from the store showing John Crawford, III just hours before the DoJ announced it will conduct an independent review.