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Whether to unseal transcripts of FBI wiretaps that were not played at Rod Blagojevich's corruption trials but that were submitted as part of his appeal became a point of contention Monday between prosecutors and the defense.
Thanks to her son Robert, Joyce Wilkins has had a close look at the U.S. Senate confirmation process for federal judges.
An Illinois man who was imprisoned before DNA evidence cleared him of murder has appealed the dismissal of his federal lawsuit claiming officials in the town of Normal conspired to build a case against him.
Three people who served lengthy prison sentences in Illinois after confessing to murders they didn't commit received certificates of innocence Thursday from a Cook County judge.
Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
In a battle that could determine the future of the Internet, a federal appeals court Tuesday struck down federal rules blocking large Internet providers from charging higher rates for the biggest online users, raising the prospect of higher costs and slower connections for popular consumer services such as Amazon.com, Netflix and eBay.
The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday advanced a key judicial nominee of President Barack Obama, an appointment that would complete a sweeping overhaul of the nation's second most powerful court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government lawyers are asking a federal judge to issue a stay temporarily preventing further proceedings in a lawsuit that threatens a National Security Agency surveillance program targeting the calling records of millions of American phone users.