A round-up of news and research on headline-grabbing court cases.
Years of polling show that Democrats and Republicans are increasingly turning away from the death penalty.
Why did Tamerlan and Dzhokhar attack the Boston Marathon?
The only visual representation the public will get of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial is an artist's sketch. It turns out there's a case to be made for, and against, courtroom cameras.
Mass media is just the latest challenge for courts in an ongoing quest for impartial jurors—a goal that might be nearly impossible to achieve.
Why do almost all political killers have young admirers?