SEAN MURPHY / The Associated PressAug 26, 2019
In a case likely to affect others, the corporate giant is told to pay $572 million after state says it misstated drug's effects out of greed. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
DAISY NGUYEN and ELLIOT SPAGAT / The Associated PressMay 25, 2019
At issue is money approved by Congress for the Pentagon that was diverted during the national emergency. Two high-priority projects are halted. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Roisin Davis / TruthdigMay 11, 2015
Despite the rejection, lawyers for the WikiLeaks founder say they are encouraged by the judges' 4-1 split, which may indicate that the court will change its decision. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigApr 28, 2015
Sweden's Supreme Court has given WikiLeaks figure Julian Assange the green light to appeal allegations of sexual assault stemming from two incidents that allegedly took place in Enköping and Stockholm in 2010. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Donald Kaufman / TruthdigApr 22, 2014
After spending over a year in a federal correctional institution, "Weev" Auernheimer's conviction has been vacated by an appeals court. The U.S. government may try him again and critics of his prosecution hope Auernheimer's plight will underscore the need to put an end to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigJul 17, 2013
The US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has dealt a terrible blow to Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg, Noam Chomsky and the other activists and journalists suing to prevent the indefinite military detention of American citizens Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has dealt a terrible blow to Chris Hedges and the other activists and journalists suing to prevent the indefinite military detention of American citizens. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 18, 2012
On the day it was announced that British unemployment had risen to close to 27 million people, a high court judge ruled that Occupy London protesters must dismantle their encampment on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in the city's center The protesters, who expressed both defiance and resolve, were given seven days to appeal the decision. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 7, 2011
He may not walk free, especially if Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has his say, but after decades of struggles and appeals, Mumia Abu-Jamal will not face the death penalty for his fiercely contested murder conviction in the killing of a police officer 30 years ago. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 2, 2011
As WikiLeaks faces financial limitations caused by big corporations putting the squeeze on funding, the whistle-blowing site's founder Julian Assange is still dealing with some considerable issues that could threaten his personal freedom -- namely, the two allegations of rape and sexual assault that still await him in Sweden. (more) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 27, 2011
In a second major ruling Monday, U.S. Supreme Court justices split along ideological lines to reject an Arizona campaign finance law that offered public funding to candidates unable to raise the enormous sums of money needed to run for political office. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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