- Californians protest middle school for hiring white man to teach cultural studies
- Killer’s sentencing overturned because mother couldn’t find seat in courtroom
- Hillary: ‘dead broke’ comment was ‘inartful,’ but insists it was ‘accurate’
- Fla. mom arrested for allowing 7-year-old son to walk to park alone
- Appeals court upholds Obamacare tax as constitutional
- As fighting in Gaza rages on, Kerry battles hapless bumbler perception
- New Englander Scott Brown turns his gaze to the U.S. border crisis
- Toronto’s Rob Ford takes rehabbed self to kids’ playground for political props
- Sen. Joe Manchin sued by his brother over old loan: report
- New Mexico decides to use HealthCare.gov for 2015
Topic - Judiciary Committee
Nearly two-thirds of unaccompanied illegal immigrant children requesting asylum this year have had their initial applications approved, the House Judiciary Committee reported Friday in data that suggests those kids surging across the border who ask to stay will likely be able to gain admission to the U.S.
Few Democrats say things like, "the government is too big and intrusive, and we must cut red tape." But several Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee sounded like speakers at a Tea Party rally this week in defense of a bill to lift burdensome regulations from the abortion industry.
A spike in migration cost Bill Clinton the Arkansas governor's mansion in 1980.
I don't know who the next U.S. attorney general will be, but I know I pity that person.
It looks as though President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner have finally found something they can cooperate on.
Reducing the amount of time low-level drug offenders serve in jail will lead to fewer drug kingpins getting convicted and increase the amount of crime on the nation's streets, a former U.S. attorney testified Friday before a House panel — a direct contradiction of Attorney General Eric Holder's push to lower mandatory minimums.
Prompted by the shortages of available drugs for lethal injections, Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of condemned inmates by firing squad.
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee raised alarms Monday about the proposed mega-merger of AT&T and DirecTV, saying the panel will be "looking closely at this transaction."
A civil rights icon who is now an influential member of the House became the latest prominent Democrat on Monday to oppose one of President Barack Obama's picks to become a federal judge.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday would not commit to bringing the nomination of Michael Boggs for a federal judgeship in Georgia up for a floor vote if the nomination got through committee, reiterating his personal opposition to the confirmation.
A hearing on legislation reforming New Jersey's bail laws has been postponed.
Ryan Downing was 16 when his mother was stabbed and slashed nearly 100 times in her Somerville home. Now, he says, court rulings are forcing his family to relive the horror and face the prospect her convicted killer could someday go free.
Senate Democrats lambasted one of President Barack Obama's picks for a federal judgeship in Georgia on Tuesday, skewering him for his past votes on abortion and the Confederate flag.
The rule of law colors everything for Rep. Trey Gowdy, from the indignant prosecutorial style he employs in Capitol Hill hearings to his three dogs, aptly named Judge, Jury and Bailiff.
Harvard Law School scholar David Barron is an Obama administration nominee for a federal appeals court. He is also the author of government memos that make legal justifications for killing U.S. citizens overseas with drone strikes.