Demetrius Johnson has become the twentieth person exonerated of a crime for which he was allegedly framed by a retired police detective from Chicago, Reynaldo Guevara.
The U.S. Senate passed a bill that will allow emotional assistance animals in courtrooms nationwide.
"These are nominees that we're seeing who are not just inimical to LGBT protections but to civil rights generally," a senior attorney with Lambda Legal said.
Pets that are being leased or rented to own may soon be a thing of the past in Florida and Michigan, which are both seeking to end the practice in their states.
A Toronto judge has ordered the case of a man who claimed his employer discriminated against him because he was straight reopened.
Joseph Cecil Vandevere faces up to five years in prison for making threats against Qasim Rashid, a former Virginia senate candidate.
After Stanford law professor Pamela S. Karlan spoke in less than flattering terms about the conduct of President Donald Trump in Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings, Fox News' Tucker Carlson exploded in a rant branding her a "moron" who "needs a shrink."
Four legal experts were called to testify at Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee impeachment inquiry hearing. They are all well-qualified constitutional law experts.
As House Democrats continue their impeachment inquiry, here's a look at what the legal experts said Wednesday and before former President Clinton's hearing in 1998.
Elie Honig explained on CNN to explain why President Donald Trump does not need to have committed a crime to be impeached.
Neal Katyal also claimed that the evidence for the impeachment of President Donald Trump was "all there" and compared further administration staffer testimonies to gravy.
The new piece of legislation will allow law enforcement to prosecute people carrying out acts of cruelty against animals. Anyone who breaks the law will face a hefty fine and a jail sentence of up to 7 years.
Las Vegas' city council voted Wednesday unanimously to ban toy and replica guns from the entertainment district, but maintains the city's open carry policy for real weapons.
Richard Painter suggested the Secretary of State was in a tough spot after Gordon Sondland said he was "in the loop" on the alleged quid pro quo with Ukraine.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a new bill into state law Friday prohibiting the sale of over-the-counter cough suppressants to minors unless they have a prescription.
The racist clause was tucked away in a document outlining covenants, conditions and restrictions and dates back to 1947—a year before the Supreme Court ruled racially restrictive covenants were invalid.
A Washington state man has appealed a court ruling that prohibited a racist covenant attached to his house deed to be removed from public records.
Clifton A. Blackwell, already accused of an acid attack against a Hispanic man that is being investigated as a hate crime, was previously convicted of false imprisonment when he held a group of hunters at gunpoint when they stumbled across his property.
Dustin R. Hieronymus pleaded guilty after setting his girlfriend on fire during an argument over karaoke, but his girlfriend said she didn't think he belonged in prison due to his mental illness.
Andrew Napolitano said the impeachment process against Donald Trump permitted the president's lawyers to challenge evidence brought against him.
Georgia State Rep Ginny Ehrhart announced her sponsorship of the "Vulnerable Child Protection Act" on Wednesday. The bill would make it illegal to "radically change" the gender of a child through surgery or drugs. But critics say that such surgeries aren't happening in Georgia—let alone America.
Austin lawyer Jamie Balagia, known as "DWI Dude" thanks to his history of defending people charged with drunken driving, was convicted on federal corruption charges for his plan to scam Colombian drug traffickers out of money.
Under the Juvenile Justice Reform law, two Tennessee boys who admitted to raping a 15-year-old girl and filming the crime will spend six months in probation.
"The pharmaceutical industry is being scapegoated for something where there's plenty of blame to go around," says Northeastern University's Leo Beletsky.
The man accused of killing five staffers at the Capital Gazette has been judged fit to stand trial, according to the doctors.
Kansas authorities have announced that they are close to completing testing on a backlog of over two thousand rape kits that had gone unprocessed for years.
Julia Ezell, the former lawyer for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, has plead guilty to two misdemeanor counts for falsifying death threats against her from non-existent angry marijuana advocates.
The Seattle, Washington Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) has cleared a Seattle Police Officer of wrongdoing in the killing of Iosia Faletogo in North Seattle, according to The Stranger.
April Alley has requested DNA testing in the case of her father, Sedley, who was executed for the 1985 murder of Marine Lance Cpl. Suzanne Collins. Now the courts must decide if the estate can lobby for such testing.
The new law bans the sale and manufacturing of all new fur products throughout California, as well as placing restrictions on hunting and circuses.