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Originalism: The Dark Misunderstanding

Deedee Freedberg | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Deedee Freedberg

At the time of his now crucial rejection by the senate, Robert Bork's importance did not fully reach me. I knew him only as Solicitor General, third o...

Judge Holds Self In Contempt For Smartphone

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | Technology

IONIA, Michigan (AP) — A U.S. judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infr...

The Time Is Now: An Open Letter to a U.S. Senator

Brian Sims | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Brian Sims

Senator, the same people who voted for me, voted for you, and I am so excited to report that a vast majority of them now support LGBT equality. So too do a majority of your Democratic colleagues.

David Lohr

Jodi Arias' Personal Photos (Photos)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.11.2013 | Crime

The long awaited trial of Jodi Arias began in Maricopa County County Superior Court in Arizona on Jan. 2. The 32-year-old photographer is accused o...

High Court Says No To Anti-Abortion Group

AP | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from an anti-abortion group that wanted to be exempted from campaign finance disclosure regula...

David Lohr

Jodi Arias Crime Scene Photos (GRAPHIC)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Prosecutors in the trial of Jodi Arias have entered dozens of graphic crime scene photos into evidence during her murder trial. Photos of the location...

David Lohr

Who's Who In The Jodi Arias Case (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

The long awaited trial of Jodi Arias began in Maricopa County County Superior Court in Arizona on Jan. 2. The 32-year-old photographer is accused o...

'Christmas Letter 2012'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

It sure has been an exciting 2012 for the Zezimas! The good news is that nobody in the family went to prison, though three of us had brushes with the law.

Should Police Need A Warrant To Search Your Cell Phone?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.27.2013 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Marcellus Campos and Denise Tejada This Thursday, a Senate Committee will consider limited changes to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act o...

Confronting Your Attacker: How One Rape Survivor Found Strength In Court

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.09.2012 | Crime

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appeared in court this week with Jared Loughner, the man who shot her. Host Janet Redd led a discussio...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #24, Supreme Court Appointments

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Electing Romney would be devastating to the future of the Supreme Court and the country. If Romney is elected and Ginsburg retires, over the next four years a real shift in power would occur.

Breaking the Silence: The Media and Male Sexual Abuse

Vivian Norris | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

During the past few years we have finally been hearing more about an epidemic of sexual abuse of children , and thankfully, a few prosecutions. The pe...

Warren Sapp Transforms Into Judge Sapp for New YouTube Series (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.16.2012 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Warren Sapp is used to having the final say on his show, "Judge Sapp," where he settles disputes with his trademark no-nonsense attitude and outrageous wit.

Life as a Prosecutor

Stacey Honowitz | Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime
Stacey Honowitz

Does the public ever know how many prosecutors have sat in their offices crying because they believed so much in a case and the jury said "not guilty"? That's the side of a prosecutor that nobody chooses to explore. That's the life that some of us lead.

Tax-y and He Knows It

Michael Rugnetta | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Michael Rugnetta

The Supreme Court's health care ruling was surprising for many reasons -- John Roberts siding with the court's liberal wing, the upholding of the mand...

Alleged Fort Hood Shooter's Beard Stops Court Hearing

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- A hearing to consider pre-trial motions in the murder case against an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage ...

How to Turn Delinquent Credit Card Debt Into Debt-Collector Gold

Bill Bartmann | Posted 08.04.2012 | Money
Bill Bartmann

I speak of the debt-collector alchemists who can turn seemingly worthless defaulted credit card debt into pure gold. It's an absolutely brilliant contortion of our justice system, if you care more about profits than justice.

"Jerry Duty"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.17.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

It was an offer I couldn't refuse: Report to jury duty for a mob trial or wake up next to a horse's head. My wife, Sue, who wakes up every morning next to the other end of a horse, said it would be safer to do my civic duty than to end up on trial myself.

A Father (And Rabbi) Loses His Son To A Drunk Driver

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 05.22.2012 | Religion
Carole Bennett, MA

Redemption and forgiveness are not freely given or passively obtained -- they are earned and require actions beyond jail times, beyond any financial settlement.

Court Artists To Be A Thing Of The Past?

Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts

By Michael Tarm, The Associated Press CHICAGO -- One marker in hand and one in his mouth, Lou Chukman glances up and down from a sketchpad to a re...

NJ High Court Weighs Mexican Telephone Testimony

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.19.2012 | Latino Voices

TRENTON, N.J. — A man deported from the New Jersey shore for fathering two children with a 15-year-old girl can probably try to overturn his con...

Accused White House Shooter To Appear In Court

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 02.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday denied a government request for a more thorough psychiatric evaluation of a man charged with firing shots...

Lanny Davis' Anti-SLAPP Defense Moving Forward In Court

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to a Tuesday court order, Lanny Davis' anti-SLAPP action against Post-It Note manufacturer 3M, which is accusing the famous D....

Dan Choi Testifies On White House Protest, Says He Is Being Targeted

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A gay former Army officer arrested outside the White House for protesting the government's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays in the...

Is There Such A Thing As A 'Good Divorce'?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.18.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Are "good" and "divorce" in the same sentence an impossibility? I believe it is possible to have a good divorce. Following are some tips on how to h...