In St. Louis, black people are 18 times more likely to be arrested than whites for the crime of marijuana possession, according to a new..
Jacob Chamberlain, Common Dreams The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that human genes cannot be patented, a victory for..
Maryland v. King: Supreme Court Approves Warrantless Police DNA Collection; Scalia Joins Liberals in Dissent
In a 5-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court has affirmed the right of police to collect DNA samples from everyone arrested– but not charged..
Courthouse News Service After a diabetic high school student fell asleep in study hall, the school police officer slammed her face into a..
Civil liberties advocates have decried the decision to deny the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect his Miranda Rights as..
West Virginia High School Student Katelyn Campbell Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Crusader Pam Stenzel
A West Virginia high school student is seeking an injunction against her principal after he allegedly threatened to contact the college she..
A Michigan woman spent 11 days behind bars for cursing to herself in a county clerk’s office before a retiring superior court judge..
The judge presiding over the Guantánamo Bay military commission 9/11 trial has approved a government request to censor all testimony from..
In a victory for victims of police brutality during an Occupy Wall Street demonstration last year, the University of California, Davis has..