Controversial Inauguration Protest Prosecution Ends In Not Guilty Verdicts

By Ryan J. Reilly, -

All six defendants in a crucial trial involving demonstrators arrested during President Donald Trump’s inauguration were found not guilty of all charges on Thursday. The trial of the six [...]

Rasmea Odeh Accepts Plea Agreement With No Prison Time

By Hatem Abudayyeh, -

By Hatem Abudayyeh for Stop FBI - After living in this country for over 20 years, Rasmea was charged in 2013 with an immigration violation that was always just a pretext for a broader attempt to [...]

Haitian People’s Court Will Put 100 Years Of U.S. Occupation On Trial

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By Staff of AlterPresse - July 28, 2017, is the deadline to deliver denounces to the symbolic People’s Court, which has been called to examine the 100 years of US occupation of Haiti (from 1915 [...]

Standing Rock Sioux Pack Federal Courtroom Seeking Halt Of Pipeline

By Anne Meador, -

By Anne Meador for DC Media Group - Washington, DC — Members of the Standing Rock Sioux and other Native American tribes and their supporters gathered for several hours outside a federal [...]

Subcomandante Marcos Replies To Mexican Court

By EZLN, -

By EZLN for ROAR Magazine - The whole time the only terrorists have been those who for more than 80 years have so badly governed this country. You are simply the sink where the genocidaires go to [...]

Federal Court Rules You Can Be Arrested Simply For Filming Police

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By Staff of Counter Current News - Philadelphia, PA — A federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has ruled that filming the police without a specific challenge or criticism is not [...]

Refusing To Settle, Dimock Families Take Fracking Giant To Court

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - Fracking is on trial in Pennsylvania this week as two families, who refused to settle in their pursuit of justice, have launched a court battle against [...]

French Judge Summons Former Guantanamo Chief In Torture Probe

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By Staff of FRANCE 24 - A French judge has summoned retired US General Geoffrey Miller, the former Guantanamo Bay prison chief, to appear in court on March 1 over allegations of torture, a lawyer [...]

Clinics To Close As Court Upholds Texas Abortion Restrictions

By Samantha Lachman, -

By Samantha Lachman in The Huffington Post - A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld some of the most onerous parts of a Texas abortion law, which is likely to [...]

Court Stops Plans For Colorado Coal Mine

By Joe Smyth, -

The federal coal leasing program has many flaws, such as cheating taxpayers out of billions of dollars, increasing mining that damages nearby land and water resources, and subsidizing the coal [...]

Solitary Confinement Threatened By Litigation

By Erica Goode, -

More than 200 inmates at Pelican Bay, California’s toughest prison, have spent over a decade locked in windowless 8-foot-by-12-foot cells for 22 hours or more a day. Dozens more have been in [...]

Distressing Cecily McMillan Update From Court Appearance

By Stan Williams, -

Cecily McMillan, a 25 year old Occupy Wall Street activist who last week was sentenced to a 90-day stay at Rikers for assaulting a police officer on St. Patrick’s Day in 2012, had a court [...]