Lawyers for Tommy Lynn Sells had sought to force Texas to disclose information about the lethal drugs they used in the execution. The state was allowed to proceed without revealing the source or quality of the drugs.
In 2012, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) attempted to purge the state’s voter rolls of noncitizens and other ineligible voters. On Tuesday, a panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the effort 2 to 1.
Mississippi's Supreme Court on Monday overturned the conviction of Michelle Byrom, sentenced to die in 2000 for arranging her husband's murder. The same court had previously upheld her conviction. What changed?
For many Americans, ABC News’s 'pink slime' report was the kind of hard-hitting public interest piece that changes rules and punishes bad actors. But to critics, it became synonymous with media misconduct.
The Mississippi Supreme Court did not approve a March 27 execution date for Michelle Byrom, convicted of capital murder for a role in her husband's death. Questions about the handling of her case persist.
Some 300 same-sex couples wed in Michigan Saturday after a federal judge found the state ban on such marriages unconstitutional and before his ruling was stayed. The governor said the unions, while legal, won't be recognized by the state.
Bombing suspect friend, Ibragim Todashev, was fatally shot by the FBI during an interrogation last May. Civil rights groups, among others, aren’t satisfied with the official summation of the incident, released Tuesday.
The nine Supreme Court justices appeared split in a case about whether for-profit businesses must provide certain contraceptives under Obamacare. A question by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the usual swing vote, could signal trouble for the Obama administration.