A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments to determine if California's death penalty system – which opponents say is riddled with unfairness and arbitrary delays – constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of the Eighth Amendment.
Financial penalties expected to hit British banks for Forex rigging will do little to tackle financial crime in the City of London as regulators continue to prioritize high finance over ordinary citizens, experts warn.
Potentially lethal biological agents were unleashed on an unsuspecting British public and chemical warfare was trialed on military personnel as part of Ministry of Defense (MOD) experiments carried out over decades, a shocking new book reveals.
The jury sentencing James Holmes, who fatally shot 12 people and injured many more in July 2012 during a showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in a Colorado movie theater, has decided to move to another phase of death penalty proceedings.
As impressionable and vulnerable young Britons are considered at risk of radicalization, dozens may be taken into state care. Others have had their passports confiscated amid fears of extremist Islamist indoctrination.