A new report by Human Rights Watch accuses the FBI of using sting operations to entrap informants, creating terrorists out of law-abiding individuals and targeting American Muslims in the agency’s counterterrorism investigations.
An Iraq war veteran who purchased ducks for physical and mental therapeutic purposes is now facing a citation and a hearing over the birds, as the village of West Lafayette, Ohio prohibits ownership of farm animals.
Azamat Tazhayakov, a friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was found guilty of one count of obstruction of justice and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice in the first trial related to the April 2013 bombing.
A jury in Florida has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer at the age of 36 punitive damages of $23 billion. RJ Reynolds, the second biggest tobacco company in the US, plans to challenge “this runaway verdict.”
Emergency legislation on data retention and investigatory powers rushed through the UK parliament breach the right to privacy enshrined in human rights law, claim activists pursuing court action against the British government.
The European Court of Human Rights has thrust support behind the Finnish government’s decision to force a man, who underwent gender reassignment surgery, to annul his marriage if he wants to update his national and travel IDs.
The San Diego Police Department was hit with a lawsuit this week by 30 strippers who say local cops violated their rights during licensing inspections that occurred at two area establishments since 2013.
Welcome to Las Vegas, where the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’ is also the wiretapping capital of the country, according to a new report unveiling the number of wiretap authorizations by law enforcement in each state.
A federal judge has struck down the death penalty in California, declaring it unconstitutional due to lengthy delays in execution. The judge vacated the death sentence for a man condemned to die by the state nearly two decades ago.