As the fentanyl crisis ravages Native American communities, some of their leaders want tribal police and courts to go after non-tribal dealers. But they can't without getting permission from Congress.
The Georgia Supreme Court heard arguments by both prosecution and defense lawyer for ex-chief John Powell.
The emotional testimony from victims who had been duped by the disgraced lawyer came before a judge accepted a deal sentencing Murdaugh to 27 years in prison for stealing about $12 million.
Scathing federal sanctions accused Shalena Cook Jones of misleading statements, disrespect of court system
The unusually public and bitter fight over whether a judge should continue to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has sparked a lawsuit and turned judges against one another.
While Georgia’s judiciary is emerging from three years of pandemic, a serious backlog of cases still looms over the state’s judicial system, Georgia Chief Justice Michael Boggs told state lawmakers Wednesday.
Research shows the average time between sentencing and execution has increased by two-thirds in the past 20 years.
The decision follows a swift trial in which the celebrity chef waived his right to have a jury decide his fate.
Depp and Heard are not only arguing their case in front of a judge, but also in the court of public opinion.