Nation Topics - The Courts
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An overwhelmed system struggles to meet President Obama’s order to fast-track deportation hearings on 62,000 lone child migrants.
The Supreme Court has given financial institutions and employers a license to do wrong—and it’s hitting the poor especially hard.
Juries have the right to judge the law as well as the defendant.
A new graphic novel documents the intense legal wranglings inside one of the most important trials of the Internet age.
After extensive lobbying, the private probation industry is poised to wield ever more power over Georgia’s debtors.
The cases that passed through Manhattan’s US Southern District court tell the history of post-World War II America.
As Senator Feinstein has revealed, the CIA will not only stall but even spy on Congress to impede its investigation of wrongdoing.
The road to police reform begins with community participation and a court-appointed monitor.
Iraq Veterans Against the War and human rights organizations in both the US and Iraq are collecting signatures for a petition to pressure the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to hold a hearing on the human rights impacts of US wars.
Like defense attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, I did my best to represent the ‘shoe-bomber,’ Richard Reid, when I was assigned to his case. But many less notorious defendants are not so lucky.
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