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.
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.
Corporations that have higher numbers of employment cases brought against them spend more money on lobbyists, who help influence courts and change labor laws.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a nationwide halt to the travel ban.
While Gideon's Promise offers training in courtroom tactics and storytelling for public defenders, its goal is much larger: to create a nationwide community.
Should kids be led out of class in handcuffs for being late to school?
Community courts across the country are fighting judicial backlog and lowering re-arrest rates.
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.