As a young teacher fighting all the way to the Supreme Court for Haitian refugees, and later, as the dean of Yale Law School, Harold Koh became one of the country's most prominent defenders of human rights.But as the top lawyer at the Obama State Department, Koh has been defending a lot of things t
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a California law banning the sale of violent video games to children, saying it ran afoul of the First Amendment right to free speech.In one of the most closely watched cases this term, in a 7 to 2 vote, the justices said governments did not have the authority
Nearly six years later, the real story of what happened on the Danziger Bridge may finally come out.On Wednesday, the biggest policeabuse case in the modern history of the New Orleans Police Department gets under way.
Jim Risen, a reporter for The New York Times, will ask a court Tuesday to throw out a Justice Department subpoena. Risen says he doesn't want to testify against a CIA agent accused of leaking classified information.Risen has a history of digging for government secrets and finding pay dirt.