Justice System

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) could be operational by next week, after a U.S. district judge in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday ruled against two tribes who had asked him to issue a preliminary injunction pausing construction. The Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux said their legal battle would continue , despite Judge James Boasberg...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Affirming that justice should indeed be blind, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that in cases where a juror has expressed clear racial bias in their decision-making, juror secrecy can be set aside by the trial court to consider the statement. (Photo: Tim Evanson/cc/flickr)
Civil rights advocates are celebrating what they describe as a "victory against...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Democratic lawmakers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers are...