The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings.
It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
The recent Charlie Hebdo killings have put a new focus on gun control efforts in European nations. Chastity Vicencio surveys legislation on the continent.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, bleary-eyed dealmakers from nearly 200 countries and the European Union set a framework for an agreement that would take an unprecedented approach to slowing climate change.
Law enforcement officials are taking advantage of new tools of computer science, machine learning and big data to figure out where criminals may strike next.
Recent high-profile cases have Americans wondering about the basics of a grand jury -- how it differs from a regular jury, and what the grand jurors' duties consist of. Trace explains how this part of our legal system works.
A plan by the oil lobby details efforts to derail California's clean-energy legislation.
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