US justice system

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Trump hush money trial set for March 2024 during Republican primaries
Video hearing follows news that E Jean Carroll seeks new damages over ex-president’s comments in CNN town hall

Martin Pengelly and agencies in New York

23, May, 2023 @9:19 PM

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Minneapolis to pay $700,000 to family of man killed by police
Chiasher Vue’s kids wanted to calm their mentally ill father, but police detained them in vehicle and killed him as he pointed a gun

The Associated Press and Guardian staff

21, May, 2023 @9:56 PM

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Oklahoma plans new sex offender laws after rapist killed six people before trial
Scott Fetgatter proposes legislation aimed at halting early release of certain sex offenders after mass killing

Lauren Aratani

06, May, 2023 @3:53 PM

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Women to testify they can corroborate E Jean Carroll’s rape allegation against Trump
Lisa Birnbach and Carol Martin expected to testify that columnist told them about alleged assault shortly after it happened in 1996

Chris McGreal in New York

02, May, 2023 @1:19 PM

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E Jean Carroll says she sued for rape on advice of Trump adviser’s husband
Writer tells New York jury George Conway, the husband of top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway, encouraged her to take legal action

Chris McGreal in New York

01, May, 2023 @10:19 PM

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Conservatives love judicial activism – as long as the law is moved in their favor | Jill Filipovic
Brazen judicial overreach to curb abortion access proves the right wing will abandon their principles to get their way

Jill Filipovic

17, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Elizabeth Holmes to begin 11-year prison sentence at end of month
Federal judge denies Theranos founder’s request to remain free while she appeals her conviction of fraud and conspiracy

Julia Carrie Wong

11, Apr, 2023 @4:09 PM

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Virginia teacher shot by six-year-old sues school officials for $40m
Abby Zwerner, 25, files negligence lawsuit against Newport News school board and former superintendent and school leadership

Martin Pengelly and agencies

03, Apr, 2023 @6:47 PM

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She lost her child in a home birth. Prosecutors charged her with murder
The medical examiner ruled the death of Kelsey Carpenter’s baby an accident – yet she faces life in prison: ‘I mourn every day’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

03, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘A truly incredible amount of money’: millions ride on one US judicial election
The race for a place on Wisconsin’s supreme court could have major implications for abortion, democracy and the 2024 election

Sam Levine

02, Apr, 2023 @11:00 AM

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XXXTentacion: three men found guilty of murdering rapper
Performer was shot outside a motorcycle shop in Florida in 2018 and robbed of $50,000

Guardian staff and agencies

20, Mar, 2023 @5:19 PM

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Police stopped a Black couple in Tennessee – and took their children
Bianca Clayborne and Deonte Williams’ case fits pattern of child welfare services fueling disparities in who gets to remain a family

Edwin Rios

18, Mar, 2023 @4:31 PM

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