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U.S. Supreme Court expands plea bargain rights of criminal defendants

03/23/2012 01:27 AM

A deeply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that criminal defendants who receive inadequate legal advice on pretrial plea bargains can have their sentences overturned, equating that with an...

 

Former City Councilman and County Commissioner Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Taking Bribes

03/22/2012 11:54 PM

Tampa, Florida - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces that U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore today sentenced Kevin L. White (47, Riverview) to 36 months in federal prison for co...

 

California Mayor Pleads Guilty to a Federal Bribery Charges

03/22/2012 01:27 PM

 

Kony 2012: Good Intentions, Wrong Approach

03/16/2012 09:20 PM

 

Alabama immigration law hinders high school from performing musical

03/13/2012 04:27 AM

PELHAM, Alabama — Alabama’s strict illegal immigration laws are doing a lot more than just targeting immigrants across the state, they are also preventing students from seeing Charlie Brown and Sno...

 

Appeals court blocks two provisions of Alabama immigration law

03/10/2012 03:38 AM

On Thursday, a federal appeals court blocked two provisions of Alabama’s immigration law, known as H.B. 56. The two provisions blocked by the 11th District Court of Appeals include one that restric...

 

Georgia Senate passes bill that bans illegal immigrants from public college

03/07/2012 06:28 AM

The millions of illegal immigrants in the country face numerous challenges, besides the prospect of deportation. In the state of Georgia lawmakers have put up another roadblock for immigrants who a...

 

NJ Congressman Donald Payne Dies Of Colon Cancer

03/07/2012 02:09 AM

Democratic Congressman Donald Payne lost his battle with colon cancer this week at a New Jersey Hospital. William Payne has confirmed his brother passed away early Tuesday morning at Saint Barnabas...

 

ICE agents arrest 45 illegal immigrants in Connecticut and Massachusetts

03/02/2012 06:20 AM

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conducted a four day investigation, which resulted in the arrest of 45 illegal immigrants, who have been convicted of criminal charges. ICE agents located...

 

Conservative Blogger Andrew Breitbart Dies At 43

03/02/2012 01:18 AM

Andrew Breitbart, a conservative blogger, activist and commentator known for his outspoken personality, has died. According to a statement posted on Breitbart.com, the 43-year-old was pronounced de...

 

US Plans to Deport Immigrants to Home States Instead of Border

02/29/2012 05:13 AM

The Obama administration has announced that they will no longer drop off deported immigrants at the border where they can be victimized by drug traffickers, and will instead repatriate them to thei...

 

Missing from the Presidential Debate: Long-Term Care

02/27/2012 01:07 PM

Two Candidates Respond to National Survey but Many Remain Silent on How to Support Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities Who Need Care at Home.

 

Texas May Provide Fill-in-the-Blank Divorce Forms

02/25/2012 03:56 AM

The Texas Supreme Court is contemplating a move that would allow cash-strapped couple to obtain a divorce without having to hire a divorce attorney.

 

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Refuses to Testify at Hearing about Her Tough Immigration Law

02/25/2012 02:08 AM

New York Senator Charles Schumer (D) sent a letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer inviting her to testify before a committee that will review the immigration bill passed in the state.

 

President Obama Hopes for Immigration Reform in Second Term

02/24/2012 05:40 AM

The need for reform in the naturalization system has been emphasized by immigration attorneys, immigrant advocates and Latino citizens alike. One of the reforms advocated by the current administrat...

 

Idaho Rep. Senator resigns after allegations of sexual harassment

02/24/2012 12:39 AM

Boise, ID- Republican Senator John McGee has resigned after allegations that he sexually harassed a Senate attaché. McGee was thought to be a rising star on the political scene, but has been involv...

 

Mitt Romney’s immigration stance criticized by Latino Mormons

02/22/2012 06:15 AM

While Latino Mormons only make up 7 percent of Mormons in the country, Latino voters in all are a formidable force. Close to 12 million Latinos have gotten legal residency through an immigration at...

 

New bill could increase penalties for DUI in Virginia

02/21/2012 05:30 AM

A bill introduced to the state legislature could increase the DUI penalties for first offenders, emphasizing the need to hire a Virginia DUI attorney.

 

Join American Seniors Association and Reap the Benefits

02/21/2012 12:56 AM

Thousands of Americans are joining the ASA each year. They choose the ASA because its benefits offer more choices in the way of Medicare, and insurance.

 

D.C. Man Arrested for DUI While Operating Commercial Vehicle

02/18/2012 02:43 AM

Washington DC resident Joseph Clark Mims was arrested for driving under the influence earlier this week in Maryland. The Charles County Sherriff’s department said that they had received complaints ...