A U.S. District Judge has ruled that the U.S. must release pictures of detainees who were abused in Iraq and Afghanistan. The ruling comes more than 10 years after the American Civil Liberties Union first sought the release of the images.
Several legal academics told BuzzFeed News the taped “confession” at the end of HBO’s The Jinx could be used in court against him in a murder trial.
Michelle Carter has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly encouraging Conrad Roy to commit suicide last year.
Rodney Reed was set to be executed on March 5 for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.
A judge cleared a 61-year-old man Thursday for taking cell phone pictures up the skirt of a 13-year-old girl at a Target, saying it wasn’t technically illegal.
For the first time ever, people have been convicted in France for using a hashtag that called for killing LGBT people in their tweets.
Jurors for the trial against the accused Boston Marathon bomber will be selected from 1,200 people. BuzzFeed News reporter Mike Hayes is at the courthouse.
The director famously fled to France in 1977 after pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a minor.
There were giggles in court when a prosecution lawyer had to explain to the jury what a series of text messages from a 17-year-old defendant actually meant.
Stacey Dean Rambold’s initial one-month sentence was thrown out because his judge implied the victim was to blame for her own rape. A new judge re-sentenced him Friday.
Samuel Little’s criminal record goes back decades, but investigators have only recently used DNA evidence to link him to several Los Angeles cold cases.
The singer was sentenced to time served for attacking man outside a Washington Hotel.
The law would have required abortion clinics to meet hospital-level operating standards, but opponents argued it would make it too costly to remain open.
A four-judge panel in New York unanimously found that a father who spanked his young son was in the right.
The judge threatened to “beat your ass” when the public defender refused to waive his client’s right to a speedy trial. Security cameras recorded the verbal confrontation in the courtroom, as well as audio of what sounds like hitting and yelling.
the incident was captured by court security cameras.
It was the first trial to stem from the massive fraud after Madoff himself pleaded guilty, sparing himself a lengthy courtroom drama.
High school officials acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American-flag shirts to turn them inside out during a Cinco de Mayo celebration, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
It wasn’t a home, it was a legal pad.
Someone needs to review the law book and make some changes.
The victim felt nauseous and fainted in a Mumbai court after being asked to identify the pornographic video clips that her alleged assaulters forced her to watch before raping her in an abandoned mill.
“I really, really, really messed up,” Kwame Kilpatrick said after his sentencing.
Former dictator Rios Montt has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for genocide and an additional 30 years for crimes against humanity.
Here she is coming and going from court, where she told a bankruptcy judge that she’s broke and basically a couch surfer. Welcome back to public life, Casey!
“The accused has made a case to be released on bail,” Magistrate Desmond Nair said during a bail hearing in South Africa.
And here are the pictures to prove it.
From his hearing in court today. He will be formally charged next Monday.
The House Democrats went to court today to defeat the Defense of Marriage Act, filing a brief in an ongoing challenge to the law. Nearly one-third of the party’s caucus, however, didn’t join the party leadership in calling the law unconstitutional.
“If I want to find the person who should be held accountable for my sins, honestly I don’t have to go any farther than the mirror.” He only chokes up when addressing the child he had with Rielle Hunter.