Dzohkhar Tsarnaev is scheduled to be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Boston on July 10
Kennedy, who often serves as the swing vote on a divided court, has been a quiet if crucial figure in the stunning advance of civil rights for gay Americans over the past decade.
One of the Supreme Court’s most anticipated cases of its current term — a challenge to the University of Texas’ affirmative action admissions process — has ended with a ruling that does not revisit the fundamental issue of whether such programs discriminate against whites.
The controversial broadening of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s powers after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is under renewed focus after Wednesday’s report that the panel has given the National Security Agency the authority to collect millions of Verizon customers’ telephone records.
By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA, without first getting a warrant, from persons who are arrested.
Witness testified that Rian Orr’s injuries appeared to be inflicted by another person
A federal judge in Louisiana has thrown out the central criminal charge against a former BP executive because prosecutors failed to prove he knew about a pending congressional investigation into oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico three years ago.
The three young women who were missing for about a decade before being rescued Monday from a home in Cleveland where they say they were chained, tortured and sexually assaulted, have given police similar accounts about how their long nightmares began.
Several arrests have been made in connection with the collapse of an illegally constructed garment factory in Bangladesh last week that killed at least 380 people outside the capital, Dhaka. Meanwhile, rescuers say they have given up hope of finding anyone else alive.
Rejecting James Holmes’ offer to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence, prosecutors in Colorado announced Monday that they will seek the death penalty for the young man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 in a mass shooting last July at a movie theater.