The former R&B star faces the possibility of life in prison after being found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking. The trial exposed the role of enablers within his inner circle, too.
Unlike other professions dealing with human trauma, criminal lawyers are very rarely offered psychological support. New research aims to learn how best to improve this.
Polish-born Holocaust survivor paved the way for atheists to refuse pledge to God in citizenship oath. But discrimination against nonreligious Americans remains.
When big investors like Blackrock get worried about their returns, they have the power and incentive to make fossil fuel companies take action.
In a survey of over 200 judges in NSW, a quarter said they received threats on their lives and nearly a third reported experiencing trauma from the daily exposure to violent crimes.
The actions of the chief justice undermine the independence, impartiality and competence of the judiciary, which erodes public confidence in the courts.
The solution to a defective, sexist Criminal Code ban can be found in the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
An appeals court described the EPA’s effort as ‘a series of tortured misreadings’ of US law.
State constitutions and laws protect voting rights, and state courts may be more receptive to efforts to protect Americans' right to vote.
Amy Coney Barrett may be a woman, but Trump’s other judicial appointments are 85% white and 76% male – the least diverse group of federal judges since Ronald Reagan.
The latest decision in the Civic Creche case highlights a gap in the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s ability to look at appeals from beyond the grave.
A great deal still needs to be done to ensure that Kenyans have proper access to the justice system.
Hundreds of Australian children aged ten to 13 are in juvenile detention. Legal and medical experts say we must raise the age of criminal responsibility to 14.
For a COVID-19 vaccine to stop the pandemic, a large percentage of the population will have to get vaccinated. A law professor explains how far government and employer vaccine mandates can legally go.
Nearly half the states have reduced liability for health care providers at a time when nursing home regulation is declining and families can’t visit loved ones for fear of spreading the coronavirus.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
The bankruptcy system has always been difficult to navigate, especially for minorities and other vulnerable groups. The pandemic is making it a lot harder.
Millions of South Africans exchange billions of rands annually but disputes involving these transactions hardly ever appear before the country’s courts.
Most of the accused in criminal cases in South Africa would not be able to understand the record of their court proceedings.
Research shows criminal defendants and asylum seekers can be at a disadvantage when they appear remotely in court. But changes to the set-up and protocols of video hearings can help.