A federal judge on Friday sentenced "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Harris-Moore to 6 1/2 years in prison for his infamous two-year, international crime spree of break-ins, and boat and plane thefts that ended in 2010. Read More
Kenyans nervously await the decision by the International Criminal Court on whether the court will prosecute six influential Kenyans accused of helping to orchestrate violence following disputed elections in 2007.
The upcoming decision dominated the front pages of Kenya's Sunday papers. Some say the case could set a precedent for how the international community deals with electoral violence in countries whose judicial systems are unable to cope. Read More
Aleeza Adelman teaches Jewish studies at a Jewish school, yet she considers herself a teacher whose subject is religion, not a religious teacher. She's rethinking how to define her job after a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling left her wondering what could happen if she ever needed to defend her right to keep it. Read More
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Wednesday he will not postpone for a third time the confirmation hearing for Berkeley School of Law Professor Goodwin Liu to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and it will take place on April 16.Republicans on Tuesday requested a third postponement because of the revelation that Liu omitted 117 items from the questionnaire he is required to complete for the panel. Read More