Bill on Bankruptcy: Complaint Claims Judge Is a Bigot
Conviction of a death penalty offense triggers the appeals process. Understanding the appeals process is essential to knowing what to expect in the years ahead.
- If convicted of murder with special circumstances, a...more
Three months ago, a man was released from a Phoenix prison after serving 42 years for the murders of 29 people – murders we now know he did not commit.
In fact, he may have actually been a hero, with witnesses saying...more
June 5 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News Editor-At-Large Bill Rochelle talks with Sarah Kopit about the judicial misconduct complaint against Texas federal appeals judge Edith Hollan Jones, the bankruptcies of Jefferson County,...more
When you are defending yourself against serious criminal charges, it might seem counter-intuitive that the best thing you can do for yourself is to plead guilty. That is especially hard if you know, in your heart, that you...more
Prosecutors and Jared Lee Loughner, who shot Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, killed six people and injured 13 others in a shooting rampage at an Arizona political gathering, reached a plea deal in August 2012. Under...more
This past August, a jury in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, decided on a death penalty verdict for 22-year-old Melvin Knight, who pleaded guilty to murder in the torture killing of a mentally disabled woman he held captive...more