Attorney Joe Margulies on his new Gitmo book—and his Supreme Court win over the Bush crew
The courts are determined to make a 10-year-old murder charge stick
Former gang prosecution snitch Johnny Edwards recants--sort of
While the Supreme Court scrutinizes a DNA test, the wheels of justice cease to turn
One jury sent Dameion Robinson to prison for life. The other said he was not guilty. Confusing? Not to the state Supreme Court.
When police informant Johnny Edwards sang, men went to prison. Now his tune is coming back to haunt the courts.
Has Johnny "Walk on Water" Edwards finally met his match?
Minneapolis police say the chase that ended in the deaths of two bystanders on I-94 was by-the-book. Some other cities are throwing out that book.
Sure, he's got an unfortunate knack for running afoul of the law. But that's nothing compared to his talent for getting himself set free.
A growing list of "gang-related" exemptions to due process is evidence of courts' willingness to buy into anti-gang hysteria, says attorney Keith Ellison.
When 12 COPS arrived at Andre Madison's house for a routine drug bust, they wandered into a ferocious gunfight with themselves.
A police informant with a mile-long rap sheet proves unreliable in at least the third--but possibly not the last--of the so-called "Bloods" cases.
Minneapolis Police Chief Bob Olson came to town with a reputation for pleasing pols and infuriating cops. And he's surpassed himself on both counts.
In drug- or gang-related cases, one of the favorite weapons of prosecutors is confidential informants like Johnny Edwards. Trouble is, a lot of them will say anything to get themselves out of the hot seat--and continue committing crimes while they're turn
Operation Safe Streets
During the 1970s the Supreme Court outlawed capital punishment on the grounds that it was applied in an "arbitrary" and "capricious" manner. Now it's back with a vengeance, but as a group of Minnesota attorneys is learning, nothing has really changed.