A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a section of a Georgia law that would have made it a crime to knowingly harbor or transport an illegal immigrant while committing another crime.
A federal appeals court that stepped in at the last minute to halt the execution of a Georgia man in February has lifted its stay, clearing the way for a new execution date - though the state doesn't currently have any lethal injection drugs.
An Internet company offering inexpensive live broadcast television feeds to computers, tablets and smartphones doesn't violate U.S. copyright law, a divided federal appeals court said Monday.
ATLANTA - The Macy's Great Tree, which ushers in the Christmas season atop the Lenox Square mall in Atlanta, was hanging precariously from its perch after a huge crane broke while removing the tree.
The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from GeorgiaCarry.org, which wanted the justices to overturn a lower court decision upholding Georgia's law banning guns in churches and other places of worship.
...he's mentally disabled, but his legal battle to avoid lethal injection could be an uphill climb.The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday issued a stay less than an hour before Warren Lee Hill was set to die.In a 2-1 decision, the...
...challenging his conviction and 17-year sentence in a drug conspiracy case.In an unpublished opinion, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote that former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin hadn't made strong enough arguments that a trial court...
A federal judge in Austin, Texas, threw out Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Monday, a decision that allows the agency's drug case against the seven-time Tour de France winner to move ahead.
The panel was appointed last week by Chief Judge William Traxler of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and a hearing is scheduled Oct. 16. That's two weeks after former Charleston County councilman Paul Thurmond and Sen. Walter Hundley are set to face off in a GOP runoff election on Tuesday.
...appeals court will hear Barry Bonds' appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction early next year.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday scheduled oral arguments for Feb. 13 before a three-judge panel in San Francisco.The career...