The defense rested its case on Wednesday, and prosecutors called their final rebuttal witness yesterday. Now , because of the holidays, the jury has been dismissed for a two-week break. We wondered what that might mean for the trial.
We've come to the end of the week. Christmas is just around the corner, and it's time for the Season's Greeting edition of The Friday Flashback. Joining us today our regular Flashback friends. Jim Rainey of the LA Times, and Nancy Cook, of National Journal.
A federal judge abruptly interrupted a weeks long hearing so that he could begin considering whether the prolonged solitary confinement of mentally ill inmates in California prisons violates their civil rights.
Thousands of Americans have similar stories of how high-interest loans spiraled out of control. Now, a Propublica investigation looks at how lenders are turning to legal action to collect on those debts.
A little known infusion of American tax dollars has played a part in the fight against organized crime in two Mexican border cities: Ciudad Juárez and Tijuana. The money comes from the Merida Initiative, a multinational pact signed six years ago.