Some activists argue that the federal government should cede control of forests and grazing pastures back to the states, an idea embraced by the armed occupiers who took over the Malheur refuge.
Montana District Judge John McKeon is facing a petition for impeachment after handing down a short sentence to a man who pleaded guilty in a child incest case.
Better information on fatal police shootings could promote understanding between communities that feel targeted by police, and officers who feel public outrage has unleashed a "war on cops."
Three Kansas men were arrested on Friday after the FBI conducted an eight-month investigation into an anti-immigrant militia group.
The state's high court ruled Friday that Florida's capital punishment laws – even as amended following a US Supreme Court ruling – are unconstitutional.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a pilot program to gather more complete use-of-force data on Thursday. Officials hope that more complete data will help them assess and address the problem.
The law enforcement group says that Ben and Jerry's support for Black Lives Matter paints law enforcement figures as villains.
The US Department of Justice published a report with 272 recommendations for the San Francisco Police Department, which has been rocked by a series of racist text message revelations and fatal shootings.
The post-9/11 claims stem from a 2002 class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds detained on immigration violations.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal icon on the Supreme Court, shocked many by criticizing Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest. But her personal opinion doesn't necessarily influence how she'd look at the issue legally.
Although most sexual assault cases are tried in state courts, a new federal law signed Friday could serve as a model for state legislatures.
Keith Cooper was convicted nearly 20 years ago of a crime he didn't commit. Today, he is struggling to feed his family as a forklift operator, a situation he says will not get better after Gov. Mike Pence refused his request for pardon.
Carl Ferrer, the chief executive officer of Backpage, was arrested on Thursday on the charge of facilitating the sex trafficking of minors. It's part of a multi-year investigation that has pitted child welfare advocates against proponents of free speech.