In a rare move, a federal judge in Minnesota invited media cameras into his courtroom on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis asked lawmakers to put a stop to sequestration cuts that would impact the federal court system.
It is the civic duty that so many of us try to avoid. Being summoned to appear on a jury excites some, horrifies others, and mystifies many. How do they decide who gets called to jury duty?
From George Zimmerman, to Casey Anthony to O.J. Simpson, we’re captivated by real-life courtroom drama. Thirty-six states allow nearly full access for still and video cameras in the courts. So why isn’t Minnesota in that group?
The wife of a former Minnesota Vikings player and current restaurant owner runs into a man and kills him in a car accident, leaves the scene, yet she’s not in jail. The sister of the victim, Anousone Phanthavong, suspects special treatment.
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is asking a judge to order that Minnesota’s courts continue to operate if state government shuts down on July 1.
A former judge is sentenced to prison for a cash for kids scandal in Pennsylvania, and one victims mom is there to express her anger.
Koua Fong Lee served prison time for fatal 2006 crash that killed three.