The city’s ongoing use of informants to create terror plots it can then prosecute raised concerns of even the FBI in Ahmed Ferhani’s case.
by Jorge Rivas on December 4 2012, 11:57AM
One of the biggest awards ever issued in a high school racial harassment case was upheld by a New York Court on Monday.
by Jorge Rivas on November 30 2012, 8:49AM
The two largest French newspapers Le Monde and Le Figaro are reporting Strauss-Kahn and Diallo are expected to meet on December 7 to “sign a financial agreement ending the civil proceedings.”
If you’re fluent in English and Spanish and looking for a job, Mississippi needs you.
by Jorge Rivas on November 27 2012, 12:42PM
If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro would be the first out gay Latina to serve on the federal bench.
by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 2:08PM
There was no Hurricane Sandy evacuation plan for inmates inside New York City’s main jail complex on Riker’s Island but they were certainly put to work in the recovery efforts.
by Julianne Hing on November 26 2012, 9:34AM
Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back to a teacher and being late are all infractions that landed Cedric Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him.
by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 5:00PM
The arrests are raising serious questions on how the federal government’s search for domestic terrorists in communities of color.
by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 1:42PM
Meet Matthew Fogg, a former U.S. Marshal whose exploits led him to be nicknamed “Batman.”
by Jamilah King on November 20 2012, 10:13AM
The criminal cost of talking to a loved one behind bars has taken center stage at the Federal Communications Commission. And that’s exactly what organizers had in mind.
Juan Lopez-Fuentes became the first inmate to be sentenced for a riot that rattled a Mississippi federal prison in May.
by Jorge Rivas on November 7 2012, 3:04PM
On Tuesday night, Jackie Lacey became first woman and African American to ever hold the office.
by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2012, 3:33PM
According to one of Yaniv’s tweets, defense lawyers points out that “most alleged Coney Island looters are either students or people with jobs who has little or no priors.”
by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 1:22PM
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne was cited last Wednesday for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident earlier this year.
by Julianne Hing on October 24 2012, 1:03PM
The city of Meridian can’t violate the due process rights of youth in its juvenile justice system, the federal government says.
by Brentin Mock on October 24 2012, 9:28AM
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.
by Jorge Rivas on October 23 2012, 3:20PM
Sharmeka Moffitt, a 20-year-old black woman, is in critical condition with burns on more than half her body after being attacked by three alleged KKK members.
by Jorge Rivas on October 22 2012, 5:22PM
The parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin have launched a new fund and political committee to “Stand Your Ground” laws across the country.
by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2012, 10:05AM
O’Mara said he wants to see school records from two high schools and a middle school, alongside archives of Martin’s activity on Twitter and Facebook.
by Jamilah King on October 11 2012, 11:38AM
Get ready for a legal showdown.