Last week’s court filings by federal prosecutors and the special counsel have shifted attention to the hush money payments made on President Trump's behalf during his 2016 presidential campaign to two women with whom he had allegedly had affairs. William…
This Election Day, more than six million Americans will be unable to vote due to a felony conviction. A quarter of those people live in Florida, which has some of the most restrictive laws regarding felony disenfranchisement in the country.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated an Arizona law that makes it a felony to collect early ballots.
By Bob Christie, Associated Press
A growing number of states are opting to 'ban the box' that asks about criminal records on job applications. And with evidence that criminal records could be driving people into poverty, a new proposal to seal past offenses is now…
By PBS NewsHour
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but which…
Tom Bearden reports on special courts that give veterans probation and treatment, especially for post-traumatic stress disorder, instead of prison sentences if they plead guilty to a crime.
Republican Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska will stay on the ballot after his conviction Monday on seven felony counts, amid Sen. John McCain's call for his resignation. Anchorage Daily News reporter Michael Carey assesses the case and how it's playing…
A report on the Supreme Court's two recent rulings revising sentencing guidelines, then an analysis of the decisions by Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.
Although dog fighting is illegal in the United States and a felony in 48 states, it is still occurring throughout the United States. An animal rights advocate and a dog-fighting documentarian discuss the savage sport.
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