Federal prosecutors and a New York lawyer are persuading courts to order anyone caught with illicit images to pay financial restitution to child victims.
He wanted to persuade a grand jury of his innocence. Instead, it indicted him on three separate charges. Jail time is now a distinct possibility.
The Justice Department must now decide whether to try the terror suspect, now in Guantánamo, in US courts or let him return to Afghanistan.
The administration also tells Congress Tuesday that it will decide the status of all 229 detainees by Oct. 1.
The indictment, unsealed Monday, says they were planning to attack targets overseas. It is not clear if they were connected to Al Qaeda.
Gates's run-in with the law was tame compared with other incidents, one says in an interview.
She was part of an appeals-court panel in 2006 that favored a private developer with the authority to seize land by eminent domain.
Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination draws focus to the gains of minority and female judges nationwide.
The city of Cambridge, Mass., has dropped its charges against a Harvard professor who alleges he was arrested for breaking into his own house only because he is black.
For 27 years, a Boeing engineer sent documents on military projects to Beijing. He's been convicted, but the extent of the damage may never be known.
The ruling reveals the limits of the law in cracking down on the growing problem of bullying online.
The justices' inaction this term probably extends the 13 detainees' time at Guantánamo.
As the New Englander retires, he and Chief Justice John Roberts exchange warm letters of farewell – and a few verses of Robert Frost.
The Supreme Court on Monday reversed a decision that she had made as part of a three-judge panel. The case centered on issues of race and discrimination.
The high court won't intervene in free-speech case involving a church's antigay demonstrations.
The Supreme Court rules 5 to 4 that officials in New Haven, Conn., violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act in throwing out the results of a promotion exam.
Minority justices warn that the guilty 'will go free on the most technical grounds.'
The decision sets the standard for how far school officials can go in conducting searches of students' property.
A federal judge orders release of a Syrian national who Al Qaeda suspected was a US spy.
Civil rights activists praise the court for not throwing out a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.