- Planned Parenthood rebrands ‘pro-choice’ as ‘women’s health’
- U.S. attorney warns Cuomo not to interfere with anti-corruption probes
- Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site
- Ohio gives Obama a thumbs down; Hillary Clinton tops GOP all-stars: poll
- Jesse Ventura suggests suit not over; HarperCollins could be next
- ‘No American is proud’ of certain CIA tactics: State Department
- Drug-filled drone crash outside S.C. prison sends police on alert
- GOP to Obama: Take your ‘golf cap off’ and get down to coal country
- Hamas cleric tells Jews: ‘We will exterminate you’
- San Diego Costco, Target shoppers shocked by plane crash in parking lot
Latest Judiciary Committee Items
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.
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.
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.
A proposal that would transform how ethics cases are initially handled in South Carolina advanced Tuesday with approval from the House Judiciary Committee.
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.
The Connecticut House of Representatives on Monday sided with a legislative committee that recommended a woman blinded and disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack should not be allowed to sue the state for financial damages.
Animal rights activists and a bipartisan group of lawmakers, citing the alleged torture of a dog nicknamed "Puppy Doe," called Thursday for tougher penalties against those convicted of cruelty against animals.