In West Virginia, Regulators Once Again Rewrite the Rules to Appease Energy Interests
After a federal appeals court blocked a permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the state's Department of Environmental Protection is changing standards to subvert the ruling.
A Federal Judge Rules Against West Virginia County in Natural Gas Pipeline Case
It's the second time in two years that the judge has overruled efforts by Fayette leaders to protect their county from what they view as the negative effects of West Virginia's natural gas industry.
Instead of Going to Court, Corporations Pay Lobbyists for Favorable Results
Corporations that have higher numbers of employment cases brought against them spend more money on lobbyists, who help influence courts and change labor laws.
An Appeals Court Has Ruled Against Trump's Travel Ban
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a nationwide halt to the travel ban.
Letter From Oxford, Mississippi: Where Public Defenders Go to Church
While Gideon's Promise offers training in courtroom tactics and storytelling for public defenders, its goal is much larger: to create a nationwide community.
The Fight to Decriminalize Truancy in Texas Schools
Should kids be led out of class in handcuffs for being late to school?
Faster Justice, Closer: The Power of Community Courts
Community courts across the country are fighting judicial backlog and lowering re-arrest rates.
The Strange and Possibly Illegal World of Truancy Court
Students are handcuffed, and often jailed. Fines can reach into the thousands of dollars. Accused students and their families are never provided with legal counsel. That, according to a complaint seeking federal intervention.