California Governor Gavin Newsome may have put the issue front and center for 2020.
As many states contemplate restoring voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence, a leading Democrat wants to go further.
The Justice Department has issued a damning report.
The replacement of Anthony Kennedy with Brett Kavanaugh is already having a significant impact.
“His sexual needs were his sexual needs.” And, you know, criminal.
Minutes after a Federal judge added 43 months to his sentence, New York state prosecutors unsealed an indictment that could yield another 7 years.
An over-the-top police response to a non-violent offense.
Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are the most famous of dozens of rich folks trying to get their kids into elite schools.
The relatively light sentence that Paul Manafort received is raising eyebrows. Hopefully it will lead to a long-overdue debate on sentencing reform.
Chelsea Manning is in jail for refusing to comply with a Grand Jury subpoena apparently related to an ongoing investigation of Julian Assange and Wikileaks.
Paul Manafort walked into court yesterday facing the possibility of 20 years in prison. He came away with a much better outcome.
Michael Cohen, the President’s former lawyer and “fixer,” is set to deliver several bombshells in his testimony before Congress today.
Cardinal George Pell, the top Catholic Cleric in Australia, has been convicted of sexually abusing boys in the 1990s.
After a decade of using the alleged problem of “voter fraud” to justify things like Voter ID Laws, Republicans are remarkably silent in the fact of an actual example of fraud and election tampering.
Actor Jussie Smollett is charged with staging an attack initially called a “hate crime.”
A Coast Guard officer and aspiring domestic terrorist was arrested late yesterday for plotting to kill Democratic politicians and members of the media.
Roger Stone is being ordered to Court after an Instagram post that appears to be a direct threat against the Judge presiding over his criminal case.
The shooter who killed five people in a factory in Illinois on Friday should not have had a gun to begin with.
The ignominious saga of Anthony Weiner appears to have reached its end.
Pope Francis defrocked former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after decades of allegations of abuse of young boys and seminarians.
Two new reports identify hundreds of Catholic Priests who have been credibly accused of abusing children over the past decades.
A Federal Judge found that former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort lied repeatedly after entering into a plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. This either makes him incredibly stupid or willing to sacrifice himself to hide the truth from Federal investigators.
Critics on both the Left and the Right rightly see an injustice here but the US Supreme Court allowed it to happen.
A Chicago police officer convicted of second-degree murder has been sentenced to seven years in prison, but could be out in as little as three-and-a-half.
A new blockbuster report implicates the President in no less than five Federal crimes.
Florida’s New Governor has removed the Sheriff of Broward County over his officer’s lack of response before and during the Parkland shooting.
Paul Manafort’s attorneys reveal in a pleading that their client provided insider campaign data to Russian intelligence sources, something that seems an awful lot like collusion.
A new law set to take effect in Utah before the New Year will lower the BAC limit for drunk driving by 40% to .05. Will the rest of the nation follow?
A preliminary report from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan found at least 500 Catholic Priests whose abuse of children had been covered up by Church officials.
A Federal Judge has ruled that neither the Sheriff’s Office nor the School Board had a specific duty to protect individual students during the shooting last February in Parkland, Florida.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed major reforms in Federal sentencing and related laws. As the name of the bill implies, it’s a first step, but a good first step.
The President’s former lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in assisting the President in various scandals and cover-ups.
Senator Mitch McConnell and others are blocking a criminal justice reform bill currently pending in the Senate.
The white supremacist charged with killing a counter-protester during last year’s events in Charlottesville has been convicted of first-degree murder.
Lies and possible evidence of obstruction of justice make up the bulk of Robert Mueller’s new case against former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the U.S, Attorney for the Southern District of New York have filed sentencing memos that directly implicate the President in a series of felonies.
Citing substantial cooperation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no jail time for former Trump associate Michael Flynn.
The Supreme Court appears ready to impose at least some limits on civil asset forfeiture at the state level.
A federal judge has found the practice outside the scope of Congress’ authority.
A filing in an unrelated case has apparently revealed the existence of a sealed indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
New reports indicate that Donald Trump was closely involved in the efforts to buy the silence of a Playboy model and a former adult film star.
Thirteen people, including eleven civilians, a Sheriff’s Deputy, and the gunman, are dead after a shooting at a bar in California.
For Chris Collins and Duncan Hunter, Jr. being indicted didn’t stop them from being re-elected.
Florida voters approved an amendment to the state’s Constitution that will restore the voting rights of as many as 1.2 million ex-felons and make it easier for future released felons to get their civil rights back.
The man responsible for the deaths of eleven people in a Pittsburgh synagogue has been indicted on 44 counts by a Federal Grand Jury.
The vise is tightening on the Catholic Church.
Charges have been filed against the man responsible for the massacre in Pittsburgh in both Federal and State court.