Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was acquitted by a judge Monday. He faced up 10 years in prison for second-degree assault.
Texas Federal Judge Andrew Hanen orders Department of Justice attorneys to take ethics classes over statements made during a 2014 hearing for a lawsuit challenging the president's controversial immigration programs.
The city's mayor stood by Police Chief Greg Suhr through another high-profile shooting and scandal involving racist text message between officers. But the death of a black suspect on Thursday prompted Mayor Ed Lee to demand his resignation.
The May 2015 spill forced 21,000 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean. If convicted, Plains All American Pipeline could face $2.8 million in fines.
The First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, is a $60-million initiative that seeks to advance First Amendment rights through research, education, and litigation.
A federal appeals court on Monday revived a complaint filed by prospective gun shop owners who say the Alameda County, Calif., ordinance barring gun shops from operating within 500 feet of a residential area is unconstitutional.
The Court avoided a major ruling on a Christian nonprofit employer's challenge to an Obamacare mandate to provide female workers with health insurance covering birth control.
The award ceremony comes as police departments are under fire for allegations of police brutality.