The Hispanic immigrant population in Gwinett and Cobb counties is shrinking as stepped-up law enforcement and brutal economic conditions take their toll. Last year, Gwinnet County law enforcement officials began screening prisoners on immigration status, becoming the fourth county in the state to do so.
An assault case in a Seattle bus tunnel has local officials looking more closely at protocols for security guards in that location, according to a Seattle Times report. The incident involving the beating of a 15-year-old female drew fire from some who watched it on
Both sides of a high profile big tobacco case are contesting a recent verdict by the Washington, D.C. Federal Court of Appeals, according to several reports. The defendants, three tobacco companies including Phillip Morris, now known as Altria, want the verdict overturned by the U.S.
The Washington Post recently reported that the U.S. District Court has again delayed a ruling on the case over Google’s move to digitize millions of out-of-copy books. Google, whose name has become synonymous with internet search functionality, sought to create a massive online database that
A Feb. 4 ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals extends part of a landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that is still subject to extensive legal maneuvering in many parts of the country.
The court found that a display of historical documents