Oklahoma's rate of incarcerating women is the highest in the US and more than double the average. Pushback is coming from reformers who decry the destabilizing effect on families, as well as fiscal conservatives alarmed by the rocketing prison bill.
Federal immigration agencies have identified them as 'sensitive locations' – places to avoid making arrests. After a 10-year-old immigrant was detained at a Texas hospital, however, officials are wondering if formal legal defenses are needed. Rosa Maria Hernandez was released Friday evening.
Challengers to President Trump's most recent travel ban say the ban discriminates against nationalities and targets mainly Muslim-majority countries.
The shooting death of Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier in 2015 by homeless illegal immigrant Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, which became the center of a national immigration policy debate, has been ruled an accident.
The use of Wickr by Uber for internal communications is being questioned in court as the company faces allegations that it stole trade secrets from Waymo.
USS Nimitz Logistics Spc. 3rd Class Michael Zegarra swings his wife Caterina into the air as they embrace on the pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Wash., on Dec. 10. The USS Nimitz returned from a six-month deployment.
United States District Judge Derrick Watson blocked the third travel ban issued by President Trump hours before it took full effect.
Technology is easing the work of redistricting, and a new US Census is set to trigger a fresh round. That has some clamoring for the court to set boundaries that prevent abuse.
So far, 2017 is on track to have the second-lowest violent crime rate of any year since 1990, according to the nonpartisan Brennan Center for Justice.
After the Trump administration issued a third version of its executive order regarding immigration on Sunday, the Supreme Court justices asked the parties involved to file briefs by Oct. 5.
Though the US Supreme Court justices will hear arguments on President Trump's ban on refugees from six majority Muslim countries in October, the court upheld the Trump administration's order to limit the number of refugees allowed into the country.
DreamHost, an internet hosting company, has been ordered to turn over data records on a website used for organizing an anti-Trump protest during the president's inauguration.