Legal abuse
Legal abuse refers to abuses associated with both civil and criminal legal action. Abuse can originate from nearly any part of the legal system, including frivolous and vexatious litigants, abuses by...
Surveillance footage saves student from false rape accusations
Prosecutors will no longer go after a college student who was accused of rape, after surveillance footage seems to clear the 20-year-old. University of Southern California student Armaan Premjee was a...
Alan Dershowitz: Comey Testimony “Puts An End To Any Claim That President Trump Obstructed Justice”
Alan Dershowitz: Comey Testimony “Puts An End To Any Claim That President Trump Obstructed Justice” (June 8, 2017)
Jeff Session perjury investigation could prove tricky for accusers - Washington Times
A perjury investigation could be the next hurdle faced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with Democrats and civil liberties groups unimpressed by his decision to recuse himself from any investigation...
Amazing Story: The Wrongful Conviction of Thomas Webb III
Thomas Webb survived a false conviction, but freedom failed him. Then he met his accuser.
Police Say Ryan Lochte, Swimmers Lied About Alleged Robbery
Rio police said on Thursday that four U.S. Olympic swimmers who claimed they were robbed at gunpoint fabricated their story to cover up for a drunken night that ended with them vandalizing a gas stati...
July 31-1975 Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. Though he is popularly beli...
Uncovered: How Frank Sheeran killed Jimmy Hoffa
It all started, and ended, on this day 41 years ago.
A Record Number Of People Were Exonerated In 2015 For Crimes They Didn’t Commit
The Netfilx hit true-crime series “Making a Murderer” leaves many people wondering: Just how common is the story of a wrongful conviction in America’s criminal justice system? Too common, according a ...
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Oscar Pistorius To Be Freed From Jail Next Week Amid Outcry Over Lenient Sentence
Six days from now, Oscar Pistorius will once again be free to visit Johannesburg where, once, he fired a weapon at Tasha’s restaurant and asked a friend to take the blame. A month later, he fired anot...
Kalief Browder, Jailed For Years Without Trial, Kills Himself
Kalief Browder, the young man who was held for years in a New York jail without a trial, killed himself on Saturday. Browder was the subject of a profile in The New Yorker. He was 16 years old when he...
Police Wouldn’t Do It, So Kidnap Victim’s Family Kicked Down Door And Killed Abductor
The police simply weren’t moving fast enough for a man looking for his abducted cousin. In spite of the fact that officers had been called, they were not taking the kidnapping seriously enough for the...
FBI's Scientology investigation: Balancing the First Amendment with charges of abuse and forced labor | Tampa Bay Times
John Brousseau hadn't been seen for hours, not at the afternoon muster and not at the dinner break. That's when they got concerned.
Entrapment
A criminal gang selling UK credit card details stolen from Indian call centers has been exposed by an undercover BBC News investigation. Reporters posing as ...
Frivolous litigation
In law, frivolous litigation is the practice of starting or carrying on lawsuits that, due to their lack of legal merit, have little to no chance of being won. The term does not include cases that may...
Strategic lawsuit against public participation
A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon ...
Frameup
In the USA, a frame-up (frameup) or setup is the act of framing someone, that is, providing false evidence or false testimony in order to falsely prove someone guilty of a crime.Sometimes, the person ...
Police misconduct
Police misconduct refers to inappropriate or illegal actions taken by police officers in connection with their official duties. Police misconduct can lead to a miscarriage of justice and sometimes inv...
Judicial misconduct
Judicial misconduct occurs when a judge acts in ways that are considered unethical or otherwise violate the judge's obligations of impartial conduct. Actions that can be classified as judicial miscond...
Lawsuits against God
Lawsuits against God have occurred in real life and in fiction. Issues debated in the actions include the problem of evil and harmful "acts of God".
In the U.S. state of Nebraska, State Senator Er...
Perverting the course of justice
Perverting the course of justice in English, Canadian, Hong Kong, and Irish law, is a criminal offence in which a person prevents justice from being served on him/herself or on another party. It is a ...
Jeff Session perjury investigation could prove tricky for accusers - Washington Times
A perjury investigation could be the next hurdle faced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with Democrats and civil liberties groups unimpressed by his decision to recuse himself from any investigation...
Amazing Story: The Wrongful Conviction of Thomas Webb III
Thomas Webb survived a false conviction, but freedom failed him. Then he met his accuser.
Hampton v. United States
Hampton v. United States, (425 U.S. 484 (1976)), is a United States Supreme Court decision on the subject of entrapment. By a 5-3 margin, the Court upheld the conviction of a Missouri man for selling ...
July 31-1975 Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. Though he is popularly beli...
Libel tourism
Libel tourism is a term, first coined by Geoffrey Robertson, to describe forum shopping for libel suits. It particularly refers to the practice of pursuing a case in England and Wales, in preference t...
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...