Topic: Shira Scheindlin
The stop-and-frisk tactic under fire in New York City has already survived a constitutionality challenge, but could face reform from the current class action suit charging that stop-and-frisk is disproportionately used against minorities.
Terrorism & Security Arms dealer Viktor Bout, blamed for arming Al Qaeda, receives 25 years in prison (+video)
An angry Moscow has vowed to repatriate Russian arms merchant Viktor Bout, whom a US court convicted of conspiring to kill American citizens.
'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling was cleared of plagiarism charges when a judge found that the plaintiff's case 'strains credulity.'