January 30, 2012 -
Despite detailed challenges to the medical evidence, the prosecutor says he sees no change in the facts of a Texas case involving the death of a baby.
January 26, 2012 -
The Ernie Lopez case highlights the growing international controversy over the reliability of the science used to prosecute cases of fatal child abuse and sexual assault.
January 23, 2012 -
Last week's ruling that federal judges in Texas overstepped their bounds in drawing a minority-friendly set of interim maps for the 2012 elections was interpreted by some as a win for Republicans -- but it's not so clear that's the case.
January 20, 2012 -
When South Carolina residents go to the polls on Jan. 21 to choose a Republican presidential candidate, they won't have to show photo ID thanks to the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to block a state law that would have disproportionately disenfranchised minorities. But Gov. Nikki Haley plans to challenge the move.
January 19, 2012 -
The same week that a campaign launched to defeat an anti-gay marriage amendment in North Carolina, conservative benefactor Art Pope is slinking away from evidence that his family foundation has been a key funder of the groups pushing the constitutional change -- including a North Carolina
January 16, 2012 -
In the final months of his life, Dr. King launched a Poor People's Campaign for economic justice with a familiar strategy: Occupying the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
January 13, 2012 -
At the request of the state's attorney general, a judge in Mississippi this week blocked outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour's release of 21 prisoners over concerns that proper public notice was not given.