Court finds part of juvenile sentencing law unconstitutional
Thursday, 18 April 2019 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that the state is violating the U.S. Constitution when it sentences juvenile offenders to life in prison without considering their youth. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the court in its 2-1 ruling Wednesday found that the state is in conflict with the Eighth Amendment when […]
The latest fight to contest the Trump administration’s contentious plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census will begin on Tuesday. The plan’s legality will be tested in arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, which has a 5-4 conservative majority. The nine justices will consider...
Reuters reports WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Wednesday to be sentenced for breaking bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy seven years ago. Assange, who was dragged out..