The US Justice Department estimates that 450,000 Americans are stuck in limbo every day, imprisoned before their day in court. Studies have found that it costs more for cities to jail those who can’t afford bail than they accrue in fees.
Activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt face 15 felony counts, including criminal conspiracy to invade privacy.
Summer Zervos first accused Donald Trump of making unwanted advances in October. The then-presidential candidate dubbed her and other women who made similar claims 'liars.' Now, Ms. Zervos is suing for an apology and $2,914.
The documentary filmmaker who released the video says it shows Michael Brown had an agreement with the convenience store that involved mini-cigars, a claim an attorney for the store disputes.
The case is the latest to involve Florida's 'stand your ground' law, which entered the national radar in 2013 after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
On Friday, the Trump administration asked the remaining 46 US attorneys appointed by Obama to tender their resignations. Why the request surprised many.
Hawaii is revamping its challenge to President Trump's initial immigration order to reflect its opposition to the second iteration of the policy, bringing a suit against the new ban before the administration implements it.
Many hoped a ruling from the Supreme Court would settle the issue, by answering a question that has arisen in several cities and states.