The administration is wary of allowing Sens. Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins open access to front-line agents in their investigation into the Fort Hood shootings, which left 13 people dead.
A federal judge gave a school district in Mississippi 30 days to halt the 'clustering' of white students into certain schools and classes, saying it amounted to segregation.
Merrick Garland has been a federal judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals since 1997. Prior to his tenure on the court, Judge Garland served as a prosecutor in the criminal division of the Justice Department.
Bush authorized a wiretap program allowing US citizens with suspected terror links to be tapped without a warrant. Now, a judge has ruled that an Islamic charity was the subject of 'unlawful surveillance.'
The USS Nicholas returned fire on Somali pirates near the Seychelles, sinking an attacking boat, confiscating the mother ship, and apprehending five pirates. The US Navy has stepped up patrols in the Indian Ocean.
One of the prosecutors who helped convict Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber, says militias like the Hutaree are most dangerous when they create lone wolf terrorists.
Defense attorneys for Guantánamo detainees stand up for due process despite hate mail, threats, and Dick Cheney's daughter.
Albert Gonzalez cost companies and insurers almost $200 million, federal prosecutors say, earning him the longest sentence ever leveled for cyber crime.