Sarah Hedgecock · 04/30/14 10:45AM

The Arkansas Supreme Court has granted the state's request for a stay on a county judge's decision to void a new voter ID law. Arkansas and the Pulaski County Election Commission have until Friday to present their appeal in favor of the restrictions.

Sarah Hedgecock · 04/29/14 01:37PM

A federal judge has struck down Wisconsin's 2011 voter ID law, saying that it disproportionately burdens poor and minority voters.

Adam Weinstein · 04/14/14 11:35AM

The Washington Post published a book excerpt by retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens titled "The five extra words that can fix the Second Amendment" late last week. The words aren't "fewer crazy dipshits with guns," but that's their basic gist.

Sherlock Holmes Is in the Public Domain

Sarah Hedgecock · 12/28/13 11:30AM

Hear that sound? It's the squeal of a million fan fiction writers freaking out at the prospect of finally getting some respect. This week, a federal judge ruled that the world's most famous (and possibly most adapted) detective may enter the public domain.

Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Changes

Sarah Hedgecock · 10/31/13 04:32PM

New York City's stop-and-frisk case hit another snag today when a federal appeals court blocked a previous ruling that the policy be changed. The previous judge was also taken from the case.

The Man Who Was Really There

John Cook · 12/02/09 05:25PM

Firas Al-Qaisi is an Iraqi attorney who risked his life helping the American forces in Baghdad which led to weeks of torture and dentention by Shiite militias. Now he's suing the U.S. for $200 million for trying to murder him.