The Supreme Court in separate decisions Tuesday gave victories to veterans and proponents of open government.
Five months after his drug conspiracy conviction was reversed, former D.C. nightclub owner Antoine Jones remains in prison as the Justice Department decides whether to ask the Supreme Court to review his case.
A federal appeals panel Friday reversed the conviction of a former D.C. government contracting representative on bribery and extortion charges in what authorities called a scam to pocket late fees owed by businesses on their elevator licenses.
A long-standing tit-for-tat between Texas and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over how to regulate pollution has grown fierce in recent months, leaving industry frustrated and allowing some plants and refineries to spew more toxic waste into the air, streams and lakes than what is federally acceptable.
President Obama on Tuesday used the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to impose government controls over the Internet. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's implementation of so-called "net neutrality" regulations offers a foretaste of the White House's shift to rule by unelected bureaucracy now that Republicans have regained control of the House of Representatives.
Last Friday's federal appellate court decision allowing the Obama administration's greenhouse-gas regulations to take effect Jan. 2 is an unnecessary travesty for taxpayers, consumers,
Let us stipulate, as the lawyers say, that Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who took James L. Buckley's U.S. Senate seat from him in 1976, was far from the worst thing that ever happened to the Senate or its delegation from the Empire State
A sharply-divided federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that police can't use GPS to track a suspect's vehicle without a warrant, rejecting a bid by the Justice Department to have the life sentence of a convicted drug dealer reinstated.
A senior Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee is criticizing the State Department for refusing to brief him and his colleagues on an Iranian opposition group that some are calling to be removed from the department's list of terrorist groups.